Frequency of contribution of seniors to the expenses of their descendants in France 2016

This statistic presents the frequency at which of seniors contribute to the expenses of their descendants in France in 2016. It shows that almost half of the respondents said they occasionally contributed to current expenses (shopping, education, pocket money) of their children, grandchildren or great-grandchildren.

How often do you provide financial assistance to your children, grandchildren or great-grandchildren living out of your household for the following expenses?*

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Release date

February 2016



Survey time period

November 2 to December 4, 2015

Number of respondents


Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Individuals over 50 with children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren not living with them

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* The question was phrased by the source as follows: " Concernant au moins l’un de vos enfants, petits-enfants ou arrière-petits-enfants habitant en dehors de votre foyer, direz-vous que vous contribuez… ».

** The source does not specify the number of respondents qged 50 years or older. The source adds the following information: "La question a été posée seulement aux individus de plus de 50 ans ayant des enfants, petits-enfants et arrière-petits enfants en dehors de leur foyer."

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