If their birthdate fell between 1995 and 2012, they were born, basically, with an iPhone in their hands, hence the name. They’re also known as Gen Z.
They’ve grown up interacting through social media and smart phones. As a result, they’re significantly less interested in romance than millennials. They’re not dating and they’re not having sex.
Since 1991, sexual activity among 15-year olds has dropped 40%. Their first sexual experience is at 17.
The good news is that the teenage birth rate hit an all-time low in 2016 and the homicide rate among teens has decreased.
I-generation kids are safer, but tend to be more unstable emotionally leading to the increased suicide rate.
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