World Economy

Children better off/worse off

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

Percent of China responding Better off, all years measured

Survey Percent responding Better off
2002 -
2003 -
2004 -
2005 -
2006 -
2007 -
2008 -
2009 -
2010 -
2011 -
2012 -
2013 82%
2014 85%
2015 88%
2016 -

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: Same (VOL) response not shown.