Eurostat statistics in October 2016 showed that less than a third of under-35s in Italy had left their parental home, a figure 20 percentage points higher than the European average.
The grown up child living in her childhood bedroom or the basement is actually a global problem. I don’t pretend to have the answers. All I know is my millennials are gone. Neither of the two are financially dependent upon the Bank of Mom & Dad. Hopefully we did some things right. Maybe we got a little lucky.