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Individuals born in the latter years of the baby boom held 11.9 jobs from ages 18 to 50

08/24/2017

Individuals born in the latter years of the baby boom held an average of 11.9 jobs from age 18 to age 50, with nearly half of these jobs held from ages 18 to 24.
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Young adults born in the early 1980s held an average of 7.2 jobs from ages 18 through 28

04/08/2016

A longitudinal study of individuals born in the early 1980s reveals that young adults held an average of 7.2 jobs from ages 18 through 28. Over half of these jobs were held between the ages of 18 and 21. Young adults were employed for an average of 74 percent of weeks from ages 18 to 28.
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