Hotel Mama: men living longer in their own homes

"Hotel Mama", "Altricial", "mother's boy" – the German language has a few unflattering words for those who do not want to leave in adulthood to the paren

Hotel Mama: men living longer in their own homes

"Hotel Mama", "Altricial", "mother's boy" – the German language has a few unflattering words for those who do not want to leave in adulthood to the parental home. That frequently of sons the speech is may be a cliché, but one that is also supported by the statistics. According to a notice from the Federal statistical office, just under 34 percent of the 25-year-old men living with their parents in the year 2019, an average of, the women of the same age, there were only 21 percent. A significant difference also in the progressive does not compensate for the age: Five years later, 13 percent of the sons still lived with their parents, but only 5 percent of the daughters. With 40 years in the men's 4, women 1 percent.

Anna Vollmer

volunteer.

F. A. Z.

another difference between city and country represent. Although you might think that city-dwellers living due to rising rents may no longer live at home, the opposite is the case: In lower Saxony, 47 percent of the 20 to 25 year old people at home lived, for example, in Hamburg, by contrast, only 32 per cent. Also, the comparison between Brandenburg and Berlin came to similar results.

in Europe, the extract age in Germany was below the average of 23.7 years old young German in 2019 as the parents left, the EU average is, however, to 25.9 years. Statistically, it was the geography a significant role: Moved from Scandinavian children very early – at the recent the Sweden 17.8 years goods, the young in southern Europe for much longer at home. At the top of Croatia, with an average age of 31.8 years, but also Slovaks, Italians, and Bulgarians began to settle.

Updated Date: 05 August 2020, 13:19

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