(14 May 2019) – In the European Union, more than one third (35.3%) of males aged 25 to 34 were still living with their parents in 2017, compared with only one fifth (21.7%) of females in the same age group.
On average, around one young adult in four (28.5%) still lives in the parental home.
Across the EU Member States, the share of young people aged 25 to 34 who were living with their parents ranged from less than 10% in Denmark (3.2%), Finland (4.7%) and Sweden (6.0%), to more than half in Croatia (59.7%), Slovakia (57.0%) and Greece (56.3%).
Data shows that on average young people leave the parental household at the age of 26 years in the EU Member States. However, this age varies significantly among Member States.