Change in parental financial support given to adults in Great Britain 2013, by reason

This statistic shows the change and reasons for change in the amount of parental financial support received by adult children in Great Britain (United Kingdom), according to British adults surveyed in 2013. Approximately 24 percent of the sample reported that the level financial support they receive from their parents has remained the same over the last five years.

Change in amount of parental financial support received by adult children in Great Britain (UK) over past five years as of 2013, by reason for change

Share of respondents
It stayed the same24%
Financial support increased because of unemployment or reduced earnings12%
Financial support increased because benefits from government have gone down4%
Financial support increased because of a new born child or children3%
Financial support increased because of divorce, separation or bereavement3%
Financial support increased because of improved relationships between me and my parents1%
Financial support decreased because the relationship between me and my parents deteriorated1%
Financial support decreased because my children have got older3%
Financial support decreased because earnings from work have gone up5%
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Sources

Release date

October 2013

Region

United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

June and July 2013

Number of respondents

1,552*

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Adults receiving parental financial support

Method of interview

Telephone interviews and online survey

Supplementary notes

* The sample size for the particular question.
The full question read as follows: "Which, if any, of the following, best describes the amount of financial support that you have received from a parent over the past five years and the main reason for this?"

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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