British opinion on adult financial dependence on parents in Great Britain (UK) 2013

This statistic shows the distribution of opinion among the British population in Great Britain (UK) as of 2013, with regards to whether it is wrong to be financially dependent on one's parents as an adult. The majority of respondents either strongly agree (30 percent) or tend to agree (45 percent) with this statement.

Is it wrong to be financially dependent on your parents as an adult?

Share of respondents
Strongly agree30%
Tend to agree45%
Tend to disagree20%
Strongly disagree6%
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Sources

Release date

October 2013

Region

United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

June and July 2013

Number of respondents

2,346 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interviews and online survey

Supplementary notes

The full question read as follows: "Thinking about the role that families can play in supporting adult children and adult grandchildren during times of financial difficulty, to what extent, if at all, do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements? b) It is wrong to be financially dependent on your parent as an adult."

The source adds the following information: "ComRes interviewed 2,055 GB adults online between 14th and 16th June 2013. ComRes also interviewed over the telephone 510 British adults with a combined annual household income of £20,000 and below between 17th June and 8th July."

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