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More and More Elderly People Live in Cohabiting Relationships

Chart of the Month – December 2016

Date 21 Dec 2016

Most recently, the percentage of older people who live continuously together with a partner in a common household has strongly increased. Whereas in 1996 only about half of the people aged between 70 and 79 years lived in cohabiting relationships, meanwhile already 2 thirds of them are doing so. > More

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