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Recession sends men back to their parents

In Northern Ireland 56 per cent live with their parents


10th December 2009
: In Northern Ireland 56 per cent of men aged between 22 and 29 live with their parents. In the North East, the number is 46 per cent; and 43 per cent in the West Midlands. And if you are wonder why, it’s all because of job losses and money worries.

Statistics reveal the factors brought about by the meltdown are forcing men to move back to their mothers. According to a report by the Office for National Statistics, a quarter of males aged between 25 and 29 now live with their parents.

The Sun report adds many more advantaged young adults are not ready to settle down during their 20s and are likely to return to the parental home before setting off once again.

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