World Economy

Children’s Financial Future

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

Percent of Brazil responding Better off, all years measured

Survey Percent responding Better off
2002 -
2003 -
2004 -
2005 -
2006 -
2007 -
2008 -
2009 -
2010 -
2011 -
2012 -
2013 79%
2014 72%
2015 61%
2016 -
2017 56%

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.