Financial aid for family members seen as responsibility in Italy and Germany in 2014

Share of adults saying financial assistance for an aging parent, adult child or grandchildren is a responsibility in Italy and Germany as of 2014

by Statista Research Department, last edited May 21, 2015
Financial aid for family members seen as responsibility in Italy and Germany in 2014 This statistic presents the share of adults in Italy and Germany who believe that certain aspects of financial help for elderly parents, as well as grandchildren care and money saved for future generations, are the responsibility of the offspring. Approximately 87 percent of Italians believe that looking after an aging parent financially is a responsibility. Among German respondents, 63 percent believe financially supporting adult children is a responsibility, before looking after elderly parents (53 percent).
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Share of adults saying financial assistance for an aging parent, adult child or grandchildren is a responsibility in Italy and Germany as of 2014

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GermanyItaly
Supporting financially elderly parents58%87%
Supporting financially adult children63%73%
Helping with care for grandchildren (by grandparents)38%50%
Saving money to hand down to children after death16%27%
GermanyItaly
Supporting financially elderly parents58%87%
Supporting financially adult children63%73%
Helping with care for grandchildren (by grandparents)38%50%
Saving money to hand down to children after death16%27%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited May 21, 2015
This statistic presents the share of adults in Italy and Germany who believe that certain aspects of financial help for elderly parents, as well as grandchildren care and money saved for future generations, are the responsibility of the offspring. Approximately 87 percent of Italians believe that looking after an aging parent financially is a responsibility. Among German respondents, 63 percent believe financially supporting adult children is a responsibility, before looking after elderly parents (53 percent).
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