Growing number of Americans say they’ll likely never have kids: poll

Growing number of Americans say they’ll likely never have kids: poll


A growing number of Americans without children say they’ll likely never have them, a new poll found.

Nearly half — some 44% — of respondents ages 18 to 49 in the US said it’s “not too likely” or “not at all likely” that they’ll have kids one day, an increase of 7% from 2018, according to a Pew Research Center survey released Friday.

Some 56% of respondents without kids polled between Oct. 18 and 24 indicated that they “just don’t want to have children” as the primary factor — followed by medical issues (19%), financial reasons (17%) and not having a partner (15%).

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Almost one in 10 (9%) said they weren’t expecting offspring anytime soon due to the “state of the world,” while

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