Greek women having children later, young people taking longer to fly the family coop

Society

Greek women are having children later, young people are taking more time to depart the parental home and Greece has the lowest rate of children born outside marriage, according to a comprehensive report from the EU’s statistical arm on the issue of youth in Europe.

The report says that along with their Portuguese, Italian and Spanish counterparts, Greek mothers aged less than 30 recorded the lowest fertility rate in the European Union in 2012, with 0.6 live births or less per woman, which was below the EU average ...

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