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Who an elderly (60 years and over, not in a nursing home) lives with.
Choices: "Spouse or partner" "Married son" "Married daughter" "Unmarried child" "Child's spouse or partner" "Grandchild" "Sibling" "Other kin" "Kinless person" "Alone"
Data: "Married son" "Married daughter" "Unmarried child"
The figure can exceed 100%, in case where a elderly lives more than one type of child.
Period:
Area:
5 countries/ areas
Highlight:
1 Japan 45.5%
2 Republic of Korea38.4%
3 United States15.8%
4 Germany9.5%
5 Sweden2.4%

No data for 33 countries.

Source
Cabinet Office Japan, International Survey on Life and Perception of Elderly 2010 (Vol. 7).

Correlations with major national performance indices
Life satisfaction (10 steps)
No. of data5
Regression equation
Y = -3.061733 X +7.336
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.957
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.916

GDP per capita (current US$)
No. of data5
Regression equation
Y = -66882.742142 X +64440.028
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.693
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.480

Life expectancy at birth - Both sexes (years)
No. of data5
Regression equation
Y = 7.653471 X +79.952
Correlation coefficient (r)0.439
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.193

Fertility rate, total (births per woman)
No. of data5
Regression equation
Y = -1.513803 X +1.742
Correlation coefficient (r)-0.777
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.604

Suicide, age-standardized (per 100 000 population)
No. of data5
Regression equation
Y = 12.642582 X +10.888
Correlation coefficient (r)0.499
Coefficient of determination (R2)0.249