Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Entitled Americans

The 55 percent majority of Americans aged 18 or older have ever received government entitlements, according to Pew Research Center. Here is the percentage by age...

Aged 18 to 29: 33%
Aged 30 to 49: 45%
Aged 50 to 64: 59%
Aged 65 or older: 97%

Note: Government entitlements are defined as Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, welfare, unemployment benefits, or food stamps.
Source: Pew Research Center, A Bipartisan Nation of Beneficiaries

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