Percentage of millennials and Gen Zers who plan to use money saved during the pandemic toward a down payment on a house, according to a survey by Zillow: 59
Percentage of young adults who say they somewhat or completely preferred a home in a remote area: 44
Number of young adults who moved back home since the spring of 2020: 3 million
Number of cigarette-equivalents of tobacco (combining smoked tobacco products include manufactured cigarettes, hand-rolled cigarettes, cigars, cigarillos, pipes, shisha, and regional products such as bidis and kreteks) that were consumed in 2019, amounting to 20.3 billion each day worldwide, according to research by the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation: 7.4 trillion� Globally, percentage of male and female smokers who consume 20 or more cigarette-equivalents per day: 33 for men, 20 for women� Source: Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.
Percentage of 13- to 17-year-olds who say they have had some sort of financial literacy class in school, according to a survey conducted for Junior Achievement: 38� Percentage of teens who agree with the statement, "Every student should have at least one financial literacy class before graduating high school": 87
Source: Junior Achievement.
Percentage of professionals who plan to take more than three weeks of vacation time this year, according to research from global staffing firm Robert Half: 33� Percentage who are ready for an "awaycation" to travel and completely disconnect from work: 57� Percentage who prefer a staycation: 32� Source: Robert Half.
Percentage of Americans who said global warming is a serious and pressing problem, according to the results of a Long Island University Steven S. Hornstein Center for Policy, Polling and Analysis national poll: 73� Percentage of respondents between the ages of 18 and 29 who said it was: 80� Percentage aged 45 years and older who agreed: 68� Source: Long Island University Hornstein Center for Policy, Polling and Analysis.
Percentage of Americans who say they are confident they will take a vacation this year (up from 42% in 2019 and 26% in 2020), which is defined as a leisure trip of at least a week to a place that is 100 miles or more from home, according to Allianz Partners: 60� Source: Allianz Global Assistance USA.
Percentage of U.S. workers (and 54% of European workers) who believe vaccines will not completely stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus: 47� Percentage of U.S. workers (and 34% of European workers) who feel that their employers have a plan in place to provide vaccination: 39� Percentage of workers in both regions who are not comfortable with employers collecting their personal data specific to the pandemic: 66� Source: Forrester.
Among vaccinated travelers surveyed globally, rank of dining indoors, visiting a museum and visiting a theme park on the list of activities they feel more confident attending, according to a survey conducted by TripAdvisor: 1, 2, 3� Percentage of U.S. respondents who plan on taking a summer vacation somewhere in the U.S., while 22% plan on taking a summer vacation abroad: 51� Source: TripAdvisor.
Percentage of homeowners who expect to spend more than $10,000 on upcoming interior projects, while 71% of respondents plan to spend $5,000 or less on interior work: 17� This year, percentage of homeowners who plan to finance about half of their project, up from 20% of respondents in 2020: 31� Source: Modernize.com.
Percentage of students who believe their post-graduate plans may have been different if not for the economic recession, according to a report from BestColleges.com: 45� Percentage who feel apprehensive about entering the current job market: 52� Percentage of graduates who feel the pandemic impacted their immediate employment goals: 56� Percentage who reported feeling prepared to work remotely as 2021 college graduates: 59� Source: BestColleges.com.
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