U.S. adults who regard internet access as a human right 2019, by generation

This statistic presents the percentage of U.S. adults who regard internet access as a human right, sorted by generation. According to the March 2019 findings, both 52 percent of Millennial and Generation X respondents stated that they believed that internet access should be a human right.

Share of adults in the United States who regard internet access as a human right as of March 2019, by generation

Generation ZMillennialGeneration XBaby BoomerSilent Generation
It should be22%52%52%46%47%
It should not be41%24%29%33%26%
Don't know37%23%19%22%28%
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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: "Do you believe Internet access should or should not be a human right?"
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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