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Generation Z

What is Generation Z?

Generation Z comprises all those born between 1995 and 2009. They succeed the Millennials born between 1981 to 1994 and the preceding generation Alpha, born between 2010 to 2024. They are well-known for their high computer literacy and are natural internet users.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the age range of generation Z?

The generations are known by their birth years rather than their age as it tends to change over time. As of the year 2022, the age range of Generation Z is anywhere between 12-25 years.

What is the difference between gen Z and millennials?

Gen Z are the people born between the years 1995 and 2010. Gen Z follows right after the Millennials, who are also known as Gen Y, born between 1980 and 1995

What are the main characteristics of gen Z?

The characteristics of Gen Z are mentioned below;

  • Financial minded
  • Culturally progressive
  • More diverse
  • Original digital natives


How do gen Z value workplaces?

Gen Z is more purpose-oriented. They desire to work in the places where the purpose and satisfaction their jobs bring them. Therefore, the job offers are accepted based on interests and their tendency to learn something. Most importantly, gen Z focuses on the perks and benefits of the workspaces.

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