Percentage of persons aged 60 years or over by type of household living arrangement

Elderly Independence Elderly people Europe are most independent – 27% above elderly from 60 years old and above live by their own 49% Live with a Spouse only 20% Live with their children

In the UK the numbers are quite similar to the European statistics: Around 30% Live by their own, 50% live with a spouse only and a bit more than 10% live with their children