Give millennials a break – young people are worse off and it’s not their fault

Young people are poorer than older people.

And it’s not simply because the old have worked all their lives and are enjoying the fruits of their labours in their sunset years.

  • Evangelos Kontopantelis
  • The Conversation

The wealth gap between the young and the old is on the rise in England.

These were the stark findings of our research into deprivation levels between 2004 and 2015.

UK x 2 1aWe measured wealth (or lack thereof) using the the UK government’s English Index of Multiple Deprivation data, which pulls together relative deprivation across seven domains: income, employment, education and…

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