Share of children living living with a single parent

Based on a comparison of 33 countries in 2016, Slovakia ranked the highest in Share of children living living with a single parent with 98.9 followed by Latvia and United Kingdom. On the other end of the scale was Turkey with 5.30, Macedonia with 5.40 and Croatia with 8.20.

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Country Unit 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Austria               17.1 17.0 16.3 18.9 20.7    
Belgium               22.1 26.2 23.5 22.8 23.6    
Bulgaria ... ...           16.1 16.9 15.6 16.7 16.6    
Croatia ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 9.00 8.20 9.00 9.30 9.90    
Cyprus ... ...           12.8 9.90 10.1 10.1 11.6   ...
Czech Republic ... ...           14.4 13.9 14.4 14.0 14.8    
Denmark               25.0 24.3 21.5 21.5 22.3    
Estonia ...             17.9 16.3 18.3 17.2 16.2   ...
European Union ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 15.9 16.4 16.3 16.7   ...
Finland ...             12.4 12.3 13.1 13.9 13.9    
France ...             23.5 22.1 22.0 21.5 21.7   ...
Germany ... ...           15.4 15.6 15.4 15.5 15.6   ...
Hungary ... ...           18.7 18.3 17.9 18.7 20.6    
Iceland ...             20.2 18.7 20.8 19.0 19.6   ...
Ireland               26.3 23.1 22.0 20.4 18.5   ...
Italy ...             11.4 12.1 12.5 12.1 12.8   ...
Latvia ... ...           31.8 32.5 28.7 30.7 30.6    
Lithuania ... ...           21.9 22.9 21.6 25.3 21.3   ...
Luxembourg               11.6 11.0 11.8 13.8 15.6   ...
Macedonia ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 4.60 4.20 4.70 5.20 4.80   ...
Malta ... ...           16.2 16.5 16.8 18.2 19.6   ...
Netherlands ... ...           12.2 12.5 12.6 13.1 13.3    
Norway               20.6 18.2 16.8 18.2 15.9    
Poland ... ...           12.5 12.0 11.6 10.0 9.90   ...
Portugal ...             14.8 16.3 18.1 19.5 20.0   ...
Romania ... ... ... ...       8.90 9.70 10.4 9.80 10.8    
Serbia ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 13.4 14.3   ...
Slovakia ... ...           13.2 12.9 12.9 13.5 11.2    
Slovenia ... ...           13.0 13.6 13.2 12.5 13.7    
Spain ...             13.8 12.7 13.3 14.3 15.6    
Sweden ...             17.5 17.0 16.6 17.6 17.2    
Switzerland ... ... ... ...       11.6 11.2 10.9 10.8 12.3   ...
Turkey ... ... ...         ... 5.90 5.60 5.50 5.30 ... ...
United Kingdom ... ...           21.2 20.1 24.1 23.4 23.8   ...