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3285: IRISH LEAVE THE FAMILY HOME AT 26 YEARS OF AGE

Wednesday 16 May 2018
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The average age at which young Irish people now leave the family home is 26.3 years.

A new study by Eurostat has found that the Irish figure is slightly above the EU average.

Bottom of the list are people in Malta who, on average, leave home at 32.2 years of age.

Grace Bolton of the EU Commission office in Dublin says people in Nordic countries leave home to live independently younger than any other European nationality.

Interviewee: Grace Bolton | Clip duration: 0 minutes 18 seconds | Outwords: at around 26