A global perspective on household size and composition, 1970–2020

Genus – Journal of Population Sciences, 80(2), pp 1-22 (2024) Albert Esteve, Maria Pohl, Federica Becca, Huifen Fang, Juan Galeano, Joan García-Román, David Reher, Rita Trias-Prats and Anna Turu Households are core units of social organization and reproduction, yet, comparedto other areas of demographic research, we have limited understanding of theirbasic characteristics across countries. Using […]

CORESIDENCE: National and subnational data on household size and composition around the world, 1964–2021

Scientific Data, 11:145, pp 1-11 (2024) https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-024-02964-3 Juan Galeano, Albert Esteve, Anna Turu, Joan García-Román, Federica Becca, Huifen Fang, Maria Pohl and Rita Trias-Prats The CORESIDENCE Database (CoDB) represents a signifcant advancement in the feld of family studies, addressing existing data gaps and facilitating comprehensive analysis of households’ composition and living arrangements at the national […]

Trends in Living Arrangements Around the World

Population and Development Review, pp 1-22 (December 2023) https://doi.org/10.1111/padr.12603 Albert Esteve and David S. Reher Most people coreside with other kin in private households while others live alone. The incidence of coresidence with kin and solo living varies noticeably across societies. Scholars have long theorized about the role of modernization and cultural change for living […]

Rising Global Levels of Intergenerational Coresidence Among Young Adults

Population and Development Review, (47)3, pp 691-717 (September 2021). https://doi.org/10.1111/padr.12427 Albert Esteve and David S. Reher Using census and survey microdata from 69 countries worldwide, in this paper we document levels of intergenerational coresidence over the life course and examine changes in recent decades. We present evidence of a generalized pattern of increase in intergenerational […]