41 Percent of Gen Z-ers Plan to Become Entrepreneurs (Infographic)

Here's a look at Gen Z's goals surrounding money, work and legacy.
41 Percent of Gen Z-ers Plan to Become Entrepreneurs (Infographic)
Image credit: 10'000 Hours | Getty Images

Free Book Preview Entrepreneur Kids: All About Money

Submit your email to get a sneak peek of some of the fun, educational worksheets included in our NEW book for the little entrepreneur in your life.
1 min read
Members of Gen Z seem to have lofty goals: Almost one in four plan to personally bankroll their college tuition. About 41 percent plan to become entrepreneurs. And almost half believe they'll invent something that changes the world. 
 
That's according to research collected from a host of sources by OnlineSchoolsCenter.com. Where millennials turned to side gigs to make money, Gen Z is more concerned with working for themselves, according to the online learning website's infographic. That's in keeping with global entrepreneurship trends, according to the 2017-2018 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) report, which notes that 74 percent of entrepreneurs around the world have started businesses in pursuit of an opportunity rather than out of necessity. 
 
Check out the infographic below. 
 
More from Entrepreneur
Our Franchise Advisors will guide you through the entire franchising process, for FREE!
  1. Book a one-on-one session with a Franchise Advisor
  2. Take a survey about your needs & goals
  3. Find your ideal franchise
  4. Learn about that franchise
  5. Meet the franchisor
  6. Receive the best business resources
Entrepreneur Insider members enjoy exclusive access to business resources for just $5/mo:
  • Premium articles, videos, and webinars
  • An ad-free experience
  • A weekly newsletter
  • Bonus: A FREE 1-year Entrepreneur magazine subscription delivered directly to you
Make sure you’re covered for physical injuries or property damage that occur at work by
  • Providing us with basic information about your business
  • Verifying details about your business with one of our specialists
  • Speaking with an agent who is specifically suited to insure your business

Latest on Entrepreneur