U.S. adults who could live without the internet 2019, by generation

This statistic presents the share of adults in the United States who believe they could live without the internet as of March 2019, sorted by generation. According to the findings, 21 percent of Millennials respondents reported that they definitely could not live without the existence of the internet, while in comparison 51 percent of Generation Z respondents stated the same.

Share of adults in the United States who believe they could live without the internet as of March 2019, by generation

Generation ZMillennialGeneration XBaby BoomerSilent Generation
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Source

Release date

March 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

March 6 to 7, 2019

Number of respondents

1,208 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online interview

Supplementary notes

Question: "To what extent do you believe you could live without the Internet?"
Generation info provided by the source with sample size.
Silent Generation (Born between: 1928-1945), n = 107
Baby Boomer (Born between: 1946-1964), n = 396
Generation X (Born between: 1965-1981), n = 292
Millennial (Born between: 1982-1999), n = 387
Generation Z (Born: 2000 and later), n = 26

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