Generation Z

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Electric kick scooters and smartphones are particularly associated with Generation Z[1]

Generation Z (or Gen Z for short) is the group of people born between 1997 and 2012.[2] Gen Z is the generation after Millennials and before Generation Alpha. Most members of Generation Z have used digital technology since a young age and are well known with the Internet and social media. Most members of Generation Z are the children of Generation X.[3]

Other proposed names for the generation included iGeneration, Gen Tech, Gen Wii, Homeland Generation, Net Gen, Digital Natives, Plurals, and Zoomers.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "How Gen Z Impacts Urban Mobility". Meeting of the Minds. 14 October 2019.
  2. Dimock, Michael (January 17, 2019). "Defining generations: Where Millennials end and Generation Z begins". Pew Research Center. Retrieved 2020-11-08.
  3. Wellner, Alison Stein (September 1, 2000). "GENERATION". Ad Age. Retrieved January 19, 2020.
  4. Horovitz, Bruce (4 May 2012). "After Gen X, Millennials, what should next generation be?". USA Today. Archived from the original on 20 March 2020. Retrieved 24 November 2012.