10 Facts About Millennials

1. Millennials were born at a time of declining fertility rates around the world, and are having fewer children than their predecessors.

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2. Millennials are sometimes called echo boomers, due to them often being the offspring of the baby boomers, the significant increase in birth rates from the early 1980s to mid-1990s, and their generation's large size relative to that of boomers.

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3. Millennials discovered that their average IQ had dropped by more than two points during that time period.

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4. In fact, Millennials are a key cohort behind the vinyl revival.

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5. Millennials came of age in a time where the entertainment industry began to be affected by the Internet.

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6. Millennials are the most highly educated and culturally diverse group of all generations, and have been regarded as hard to please when it comes to employers.

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7. Millennials are expected to make up approximately half of the US workforce by 2020.

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8. Millennials warned that the turbulent 1960s and 1970s could return, as having a massive young population with university degrees was one of the key reasons for the instability of the past.

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9. Millennials are more willing to vote than previous generations when they were at the same age.

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10. Millennials were between 12 and 27 during the 2008 US presidential election.

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