research product . 2021

Living arrangements across households in Europe

Liu, Chia; Esteve, Albert;
Open Access English
  • Published: 11 Jun 2021
  • Publisher: Edward Elgar
This chapter explores living arrangements across 21 European countries. Globally, European living arrangements are characterised by uniquely high levels of single-person households, the predominance of nuclear families, and low levels of intergenerational co-residence between adult children and their parents (Eurostat 2015; United Nations 2018). European households show lower levels of complexity than households in Africa, Latin America, or Asia (Esteve and Liu 2018; Esteve et al. 2012). European households overwhelmingly consist of married or cohabiting parents with their minor children. However, living arrangements are far from homogenous across European count...
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free text keywords: HM Sociology, HQ The family. Marriage. Woman, HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform, HM, HQ, HN, Living arrangements, Households, Family transition, Family diversity, Europe
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