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PNG. They grew up on television. At 16 years (1981 to 1996), our working definition of millennials is equivalent in age span to their preceding generation, generation x (born between 1965 and 1980).
Most of their parents were of the greatest generation; The baby boomer generation makes up a substantial portion of the world's population, especially in developed nations. Boomers are expected to live longer than any previous generation of longer life spans would be a burden if additional years were spent in a frail, dependent condition, but i don't hold that pessimistic view.
Baby boomers are the generational cohort born after world war ii.
Still, the baby boomers — while no longer the biggest generation in the u.s. Learn vocabulary, terms and more with flashcards, games and other study tools. Differences between baby boomers and generation y. However, that longer life span means baby boomers will have to save up for additional years of retirement. The us census bureau (which is part of the country's department for commerce and is responsible for collecting data from across the us). This is the only generation that's been defined by an official government body: The long baby boomer reign isn't ending just yet. At 16 years (1981 to 1996), our working definition of millennials is equivalent in age span to their preceding generation, generation x (born between 1965 and 1980).