As youth workers, we need to be students of teenage culture. Thankfully, we don’t have to do all the work ourselves. Piper Jaffray & Co. recently surveyed 9,500 teenagers (average age of 15.8) for their 38th semi-annual survey. Here are the results in an infographic.

[Image via Piper Jaffray & Co]

As youth workers, we need to think through all of this data and ask some questions:

  • What are some things that stand out to you?
  • What surprises you?
  • How will this information impact your ministry?

Not only do we need to think through these questions, I’d love to hear your answers in the comments below.

Read the entire article from Piper Jaffray at http://www.piperjaffray.com/3col.aspx?id=5751

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