World Economy

Children’s Financial Future

When children today grow up, will they be better off financially than their parents?

Percent of Russia responding Better off, all years measured

Survey Percent responding Better off
2002 -
2003 -
2004 -
2005 -
2006 -
2007 -
2008 -
2009 -
2010 -
2011 -
2012 -
2013 40%
2014 44%
2015 48%
2016 -
2017 52%

Full question wording: When children today in our country grow up, do you think they will be better off or worse off financially than their parents?

Notes: Volunteered category “Same” not shown.