Percentage of U.S. adults with select nightly sleep hours as of 2019, by generation

This statistic depicts the percentage of U.S. adults who said they got a select number of hours of sleep each night as of 2019, by generation. According to the data, 27 percent of Millennials had about 7 hours of sleep each night at that time. Comparatively, 37 percent of the Silent Generation had 7 hours each night.

Percentage of U.S. adults who get a select number of hours of sleep each night as of 2019, by generation

Hours of sleep per nightGen Z (2000 and later)Millennial (1982-1999)Gen X (1965-1981)Baby Boomer (1946-1964)Silent Generation (1928-1945)
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Release date

March 2019


United States

Survey time period

March 1 to 4, 2019

Number of respondents

1,289 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "How many hours of sleep do you get on a typical night? Please enter the number of hours in the box below to the nearest hour."

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