Italy: opinion on ideal age to have children 2016

This statistic illustrates the opinion of young people in Italy on the most appropriate age for woman and men to become parents in 2016. According to the study, one in two respondents thought that the ideal timing for a woman to have her first child was between the age of 25 and 29 (51.5 percent of respondents), and that the most appropriate timing for a man was between the age of 30 and 34 (48.1 percent).

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Release date

April 2017



Survey time period

October 2016

Number of respondents

6,172 respondents

Age group

19-34 years

Supplementary notes

The source does not provide information on the survey type.

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