Are you richer than your parents were?

Are you richer than your parents were?

Over the last century, each generation has got progressively richer. Yet in these difficult economic times, is it still true? We're talking wealth and income here (factoring in inflation). Of course, you can’t be totally accurate but take your best guess.

Are you richer than your parents were AT THE SAME AGE?

Results

I'm 30-45 (4912 votes)
I'm substantially better off than they were at my age 1424 votes (29%)
I'm better off 1163 votes (24%)
Roughly the same 606 votes (12%)
I'm worse off 1022 votes (21%)
I'm substantially worse off than they were at my age 697 votes (14%)
I'm 46-64 (5468 votes)
I'm substantially better off than they were at my age 2463 votes (45%)
I'm better off 1193 votes (22%)
Roughly the same 519 votes (9%)
I'm worse off 742 votes (14%)
I'm substantially worse off than they were at my age 551 votes (10%)
I'm over 65 (1977 votes)
I'm substantially better off than they were at my age 1281 votes (65%)
I'm better off 402 votes (20%)
Roughly the same 142 votes (7%)
I'm worse off 95 votes (5%)
I'm substantially worse off than they were at my age 57 votes (3%)
I'm under 30 (2196 votes)
I'm substantially better off than they were at my age 566 votes (26%)
I'm better off 563 votes (26%)
Roughly the same 303 votes (14%)
I'm worse off 440 votes (20%)
I'm substantially worse off than they were at my age 324 votes (15%)

                   14,553 votes received.

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