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Percentage of young people living with their parents

Dr. Periklis Gogas
is an  Associate Professor Department of Economics
Democritus University of Thrace


Ms. Anna Agrapetidou, is a Ph.D. Candidate
Economics, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece

The map shows the share of young people aged 25-34 living with their parents. As one can see, there are large differences across the European countries. For example, fewer than 2% of Danish young adults live with their parents while more than 50% of their Greek counterparts do. The percentage of young adults still living with their parents ranges from 1.8% to 56.6% across Europe. Slovakia has the highest percentage (56.6%) while Denmark has the lowest (1.8%). These differences may be driven by a combination of cultural and economic reasons.


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