22 Percent of Millennials Say They Have “No Friends”

August 2, 2019

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A recent poll from market research company YouGov found that 30 percent of millennials say they feel lonely, and 22 percent claim that they have “no friends” at all. According to findings shared by Vox, 27 percent also said they had “no close friends,” 30 percent said they have “no best friends” and 25 percent said they have no acquaintances. In comparison, just 16 percent of Gen Xers and 9 percent of baby boomers say they have no friends. The poll, which looked at 1,254 adults 18 and up, did not report results for the up-and-coming Gen Z.