Living arrangements

Modified on 2013/05/16 15:09 by Haoyi Chen — Categorized as: Chapter 2 - Population, households and families

From gender issues to gender statistics on living arrangements: illustrative examples

Policy-relevant questions Data needed Sources of data
Are families of lone mothers with children more frequent than families of lone fathers with children? Do these types of families live by themselves or in household with other persons? Family nuclei by type of nuclei and type of household Population censuses
Household surveys
Are older women more likely than men to live alone in one-person households? Are older women more likely than older men to live with their children? Population by sex, age and types of households Population censuses
Household surveys
Are skipped generation households (households with children and grandparents, but no parents) more often formed with grandmother only or with grandfather only? Detailed types of households Population censuses
Household surveys
Are older women more likely than older men to live in institutions? Older persons (60+) living in institutions by sex Population censuses
Surveys on people living in institutions