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Young adults in no rush to leave home: StatsCan

File photo of a residential street in Vaughan. Courtesy of Google

Are you one of the many GTA residents in your 20s still living at home with your parents?

More than 75 per cent of young adults aged 20-29 live with their parents in Caledon, King, Richmond Hill, Pickering and Vaughan, according to the latest census data from Statistics Canada. In Toronto, it’s 56 per cent.

The proportion in those municipalities exceeds the national average of 42 per cent living at home.  

Statistics Canada says young adults live with their parents as a source of emotional or financial support.

Other reasons are that they’re not in a relationship of their own, cultural preferences, cost of housing, going to school or difficulty finding work.

If you live at home, we’d love to know why — and how you feel about it.

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