Percentage of millennials who sleep with their smartphone by their side, according to coupofy.com: 78
Percentage who check their messages within an hour of waking up: 82
Chances that a millennial is checking messages 10 times or more an hour: 1 in 5
Rank of IBM as the brand people in China would most like to work for, according to a survey by Randstad: 1
Rank of the Walt Disney Corp. in the United States: 1
Rank of BMW in Germany: 1
Rank of Ferrero in Italy: 1
Rank of Ikea in Sweden: 1
Percentage of families who say they are surprised at how expensive child-care costs are, according to Care.com: 66
Percentage who say they just don't know where the money goes when it comes to spending on children: 60
Percentage who say child-care costs have influenced their careers: 67
When advertising and marketing executives were asked which workspace arrangement they thought was most conducive to encouraging creativity, percentage of executives who chose open-concept office (unenclosed workspace for multiple people), according to research by staffing firm The Creative Group: 36
Percentage of workers who agreed: 26
Percentage of executives who chose a private office (enclosed workspace for one person): 18
Percentage of workers who agreed: 36
Source: The Creative Group.
In 2015, number of unmarried people in America age 18 and older, includes those who were never married, widowed or divorced, according to research by the U.S. Census Bureau: 109 million
Percentage of unmarried U.S. residents 18 and older who had never been married: 63
Percentage who were divorced: 24
Percentage who were widowed: 13
Number of households maintained by unmarried men and women in 2015, comprising 47 percent of households nationwide: 59 million
Source: U.S. Census Bureau.
When Americans were asked if they could just pick one -- a yearly summer vacation or a desired outdoor living space -- percentage who chose the vacation, according to an Ipsos Reid Omnibus survey: 62
Percentage who said a yearly summer vacation is a real priority: 82
Percentage of respondents who said "peaceful, relaxing and stress-free" is their preferred type of summer vacation: 38
Source: Ipsos Reid Omnibus Services.
Percentage of executives who agreed that there is a long-term financial benefit to companies that make strong commitments to purpose-driven leadership, according to a Korn Ferry survey: 70
Percentage of respondents who reported seeing at least some degree of increased productivity when employees understand and embrace the mission and purpose of the organization: 97
Percentage who agreed to a great extent that their organizations engage employees with purpose: 50
Source: Korn/Ferry International.
During the school year, percentage of consumers who are making a concerted effort to buy healthier foods and take their kids' health into their own hands, according to a Nielsen survey: 64
Percentage of Americans who agree that breakfast is the most important meal of the day: 74
Despite morning being the most hectic part of the day, percentage of respondents who agree that breakfast is a meal made at home: 54
Source: Nielsen Insights.
Percentage of Americans who agree they love trying new things outside of their own culture, according to a Harris Poll: 78
Percentage of all U.S. adults who say it is at least very important that the foods they buy and consume contain multicultural flavors: 26
Source: The Harris Poll.
Rank of millennials (18 to 34 years old) on the list of the largest living generation in the country, according to research by Connections Education: 1
Percentage of children age 0 to 17 who had millennial parents in 2014, and this figure is expected to exceed 50 percent in 2016: 43
Source: Connections Education.
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