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International Youth Day 

On the occasion of the International Youth Day, which is celebrated each year on 12 August,
Eurostat publishes some interesting facts & figures as well as some data visualisations
on young people in the European Union.


 

…that on average, men in the EU28 moved out from their parents' home at the age of 27; this varied between 34 years in Croatia and 20 years in Sweden?

…that on average, women in the EU28 moved out from their parents' home at the age of 25; this varied between 30 years in Croatia and 19 years in Sweden

…that Finland (12.8%) recorded the lowest share of young people aged less than 16 who were at risk of poverty or social exclusion in 2013, compared with 27.3% in the EU28

…that in 2014, 87% of teenagers aged 16 to 19 in the EU28 were active on social networks, with the highest shares in Cyprus, Lithuania and Hungary (97%) and Portugal (96%)?

…that in Sweden the share of young people aged 16-29 who used the internet to look for a job or to send a job application (54%) is highest, compared with 33% in the EU28?

Source: Eurostat, Youth statistics (date of extraction: 10.08.2015)

 

    You might be interested in our publication "Being young in Europe today" available on Statistics Explained.

Data visualisation: Average satisfaction levels of young people Data visualisation: Average satisfaction levels of young people

Please select a country below in order to know more about the average satisfaction level of young people.

  • The grey squares below show the countries in which the average rating of satisfaction of young people was less than 7; on a scale from 0 ("not satisfied at all") to 10 ("fully satisfied").
  • The yellow squares below show the countries in which the average rating of satisfaction of young people was between 7.1 and 8.0; on a scale from 0 ("not satisfied at all") to 10 ("fully satisfied").  
  • The orange squares below show the countries in which the average rating of satisfaction of young people was between 8.1 and 10; on a scale from 0 ("not satisfied at all") to 10 ("fully satisfied").  

Source: Eurostat, EU-SILC ad-hoc module 2013; "Average rating of satisfaction by domain & age (ilc_pw01)"

Further data visualisation tools from Eurostat Further data visualisation tools from Eurostat

You are between 16 and 29 years old & want to compare yourself to other young Europeans?
You are older than 29, but want to know more about youngsters in the European Union? 

This tool is also available in French & German.

 

Interested to know more about the different aspects of quality of life in your country &
to compare yourself with fellow citizens in your country as well as
to the EU average and other EU Member States?


This tool is also available in French & German.

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