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People over 60 living with their children, 1990-2010 

Source: United Nations, Population division, 


Two-thirds of people aged over 60 live in developing regions and, throughout the world, half of over-60s live with their children. This global level masks strong regional differences: There are fewer than 20% living with children in North America and Europe compared with over 60% in Asia and Africa, where poverty allows no other solution than the cohabitation of generations.


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