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Decomposing Youth Poverty in 22 Countries

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Table 1 Household Composition Patterns of Young Adults by Country

Country

N

Single

Man

Single

Man

Single

Woman

Single

Woman Coupled Coupled

Young

Adults w/

Young

Adults w/ Others

w/

Children

w/o

Children

w/

Children

w/o

Children

w/

Children

w/o

Children

Coupled

Parents

Single

Parent

Social Democratic

Denmark 25,224 0.15 15.75 2.11 13.14 10.45 21.27 19.80

6.00 11.34

Finland

3,061 0.29 11.27 0.91

9.93 15.62 36.56 19.54

4.97 0.91

Iceland

1,631 0.12

8.28 2.88

6.13 15.94 14.84 36.97

7.98 6.87

Norway

75,700 0.16 18.52 1.80 15.62 13.63 14.45 24.20

7.63 4.01

Liberal

Australia

5,623 1.07

6.28 2.15

4.32 10.99 19.60 31.39

8.59 16.57

Canada

9,012 0.63 10.42 1.83

7.25 10.86 12.97 34.50

8.82 12.72

Ireland

1,279 0.16

3.67 4.14

2.74 15.72

7.35 41.52 14.86 9.85

UK

7,075 0.17

6.15 4.17

4.38 15.89 20.34 28.18 10.76 9.96

US

30,460 0.63

6.38 3.66

5.30 16.27 12.96 29.49 11.13 14.16

Conservative

Austria

1,800 0.22

7.28 1.67

7.11 11.61 11.89 45.28

9.06 5.89

France

5,724 0.14

9.99 1.55

9.42 17.38 20.16 27.53 10.13 3.69

Germany

2,911 0.00 10.65 2.06 11.99 10.07 16.01 37.17 10.48 1.58

Luxembourg 2,042 0.00

3.53 0.88

3.33 12.49 10.00 56.07 10.58 3.13

Netherlands 2,764 0.04 12.99 1.15 12.01 10.31 16.61 33.79

9.48 3.62

Switzerland 2,283 0.09

5.52 0.18

5.56 8.76 17.99 46.10 10.60 5.17

Post-socialist

Czech

Republic

2,849 0.11

4.56 0.70

2.88 11.69 11.76 51.14 13.90 3.26

Poland

18,684 0.80

4.34 1.02

4.46 17.13

7.62 46.68

7.99 9.97

Slovenia

2,105 0.10

4.94 1.00

2.00 12.21

6.94 59.14

9.41 4.28

East Asian

Japan

1816 1.60

8.32 2.04

7.21 8.09

3.52 46.81

2.75 19.66

South Korea 3,845 0.08

3.93 0.60

4.19 7.67

4.19 60.73 15.95 2.68

Taiwan

7,174 0.52

5.07 0.52

3.37 5.23

1.77 61.63 10.96 10.94

Southern European

Spain

4,453 0.34

3.30 0.63

2.56 6.62

8.47 58.39 11.83 7.86