top of page

How Gen-Z & Millennials are reshaping the future

The rise of the Millennial & Gen-Z consumer may well be the most profound demographic shift in history. Yet with daily news on crises, technology and politics, a longer-term trend like generational change is easily overlooked.

Demographic change moves quietly and slowly but surely. It's why it gets overlooked compared to these other attention-getters. Media outlets overestimate and oversimplify demographic change inside 5 years and underestimates its impact over the longer term.

In just 8 years’ time there will be as many X-Gener’s as Baby Boomers. The difference in values, habits, and consumption between them are immense. Millennials by then will be larger in number than either. In turn they also differ to X-Gener’s in values and consumption.

X-Gen Rules Ok…but not for long. Millennials are already reshaping demand and the type of goods and services that are growing faster as a result. Baby Boomers wrongly assume that trends driven by their generation will continue to dominate. We observe that almost all our peers do not place much thought or figure into their calculations just how much demographics is changing the world.

At Insync we do! Just another practical way to introduce blended difference into an investment portfolio.

Projected population by generation

Insync strongly believes that Millennials and Gen-Zers will continue to transform the global economy in the decades to come. Companies that cater successfully to their desire of experience, authenticity and wellbeing are likely to deliver long streaks of growth and investor returns.



Equity Trustees Limited (“EQT”) (ABN 46 004 031 298), AFSL 240975, is the Responsible Entity for the Insync Global Quality Fund and the Insync Global Capital Aware Fund. EQT is a subsidiary of EQT Holdings Limited (ABN 22 607 797 615), a publicly listed company on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX: EQT). This information has been prepared by Insync Funds Management Pty Ltd (ABN 29 125 092 677, AFSL 322891) (“Insync”), to provide you with general information only. In preparing this information, we did not take into account the investment objectives, financial situation or particular needs of any particular person. It is not intended to take the place of professional advice and you should not take action on specific issues in reliance on this information. Neither Insync, EQT nor any of its related parties, their employees or directors, provide and warranty of accuracy or reliability in relation to such information or accepts any liability to any person who relies on it. Past performance should not be taken as an indicator of future performance. You should obtain a copy of the Product Disclosure Statement before making a decision about whether to invest in this product.

66 views0 comments


bottom of page