Share of Households without dependent children

Based on a comparison of 33 countries in 2016, Germany ranked the highest in Share of Households without dependent children with 76.5% followed by Finland and Switzerland. On the other end of the scale was Turkey with 43.9%, Macedonia with 49.7% and Ireland with 56.9%.

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Country Unit 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Austria %               71.6 71.8 71.8 71.6 72.2    
Belgium %               68.5 68.4 68.5 67.8 67.9    
Bulgaria % ... ...           61.4 61.2 63.9 65.3 66.5    
Croatia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 64.3 65.0 65.2 64.9 64.6    
Cyprus % ... ...           61.3 61.4 61.4 61.4 61.3   ...
Czech Republic % ... ...           65.2 65.8 66.6 66.9 67.3    
Denmark %               74.0 73.4 73.3 74.0 73.9    
Estonia % ...             67.8 68.2 68.6 68.8 69.8   ...
European Union % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 68.1 68.6 68.6 68.9   ...
Finland % ...             74.0 74.6 74.8 74.9 75.6    
France % ...             69.6 69.2 69.5 68.7 68.3   ...
Germany % ... ...           75.8 75.8 76.0 75.6 75.9   ...
Hungary % ... ...           63.2 67.0 67.8 68.9 69.1    
Iceland % ...             58.8 60.2 60.1 60.8 60.1   ...
Ireland %               56.4 56.3 56.2 56.4 57.1   ...
Italy % ...             68.2 68.1 68.8 68.6 69.0   ...
Latvia % ... ...           64.3 66.2 66.6 67.7 69.2    
Lithuania % ... ...           63.1 64.6 65.7 66.9 67.7   ...
Luxembourg %               63.0 63.0 65.8 63.6 65.1   ...
Macedonia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 48.6 49.1 48.9 49.0 50.2   ...
Malta % ... ...           67.2 68.8 70.3 63.6 64.2   ...
Netherlands % ... ...           70.7 70.7 70.7 71.4 70.8    
Norway %               70.2 70.6 70.1 70.4 70.9    
Poland % ... ...           61.0 60.7 61.9 62.2 63.1   ...
Portugal % ...             60.9 62.7 63.3 63.5 64.4   ...
Romania % ... ... ... ...       60.4 60.8 61.7 62.3 63.3    
Serbia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 62.4 62.7   ...
Slovakia % ... ...           60.9 61.3 61.3 58.5 63.4    
Slovenia % ... ...           62.0 62.8 63.3 63.7 63.9    
Spain % ...             65.3 64.8 65.1 65.2 65.7    
Sweden % ...             72.0 71.2 70.7 72.2 72.0    
Switzerland % ... ... ... ...       72.4 72.3 72.1 72.0 74.3   ...
Turkey % ... ... ...         ... 37.9 39.4 ... 43.9 ... ...
United Kingdom % ... ...           68.7 68.6 68.9 69.2 69.5   ...