Turku Ina Virtanen is the only child. He was born in Rauma and moved to study and work in Turku. Thirties Virtanen has lived alone for ten years.
– I like my alone time, but on the other hand I am very social. I spent a lot of time outside my home. But when I came home, I enjoy the fact that I get to be alone in your own peace, Virtanen said.
Virtanen is doing light homes. He seems to appreciate that the goods can be found in the same place, where they have been put.
Own hut, his own promise: the good side is that cleanliness is maintained.
the Good side is that cleanliness is maintained.Ina Virtanen
the thirties Virtanen friends have started dating and many has changed together with her boyfriend. He believes that the help, however, to find, if you, for example, to break a leg or gets sick suddenly.
I Own the parents can resort to and I have an extensive friend network here in Turku.the Map shows how one person households the proportion is grown in different parts of Finland. Source: thle advantage Pietarinen / YleJo 44% of single person households
living Alone is treated as a psychological phenomenon, while in the background are the prosperity of the population and city migration. People have simply now afford to live alone.
the Change is in full swing. In 2018 in Finland was 1.2 million one-person economy. It is 44% of the households. In 1985 one-person households was 28%.
a quantitative single households is highest in Helsinki, Turku and Tampere. Last year, one-person households in Helsinki was 163 000, in Tampere, 66 000 and in Turku 55 740.
the Same trend is also seen in other high-income countries. In sweden and the Netherlands living alone the number has increased in Finland more rapidly. In sweden, single households is already more than half.
in Turku already more than half of the households are one-person households. Such a place was in Finland last year ten.the Figures have been left out of Sottunga, because there is less than one hundred inhabitants. Lasse Isokangas / Yle
the top of the List is equally large cities (Turku and Tampere) and small municipalities (Kuhmo and Sysmä). Great locations in living single, and rural boys to males is, however, very little in common.
the Highest growth in living alone older women share. Women live longer than men. Already more than 75-year-old women, 75% live alone.
Finnish singles do not just remind me of the american sex and the city tv series in high impact women people. Sex in the City series the main characters are shopping as the last days and looking for the right Manhattan.
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Source: the Health and well - being of the institution THL. Graphics: Efe Ogbeide / Yle
social policy professor Heikki Hiilamo was involved in making Juha sipilä I (kesk.) government research living on my own (you move to another service). It was completed a year ago. The study revealed that single people remain more likely than other income support.
Two people is enough for one tv, utility bills and general car, Hiilamo said.
the single life seems to be a higher risk for men.
– Men the situation is I can't find a partner, and we are at risk of social exclusion in middle age. Women have a partner dies and the life of the last year living alone, Hiilamo said.
Women partner dies and the life of the last year living alone.Heikki Hiilamo
Shortly report after the government broke up, and the topic are after the restored. Before the election there was talk of families with children, students and pensioners to a livelihood.
it is Certain, that political decisions affect how people live. One example of this is housing support.
– We have many social features, which encourage people living alone. 18-year-old can society change to live alone, Hiilamo said.in Finland, housing support and tax incentive to live alone the. Social policy professor Heikki hiilamo, according to the concern of population growth has, however, been riding roughshod over the people debate the persons living alone. Mikko On / YleVanhanpiian tax tormented live alone
in Finland, there was a time when unmarried punished for spinsters and old boys tax. It was collected in various forms from the 1930s to the mid year of 1975. So the tax class was unwed, the second hardest of infertile couples and the treatment of mild to families with children.
the loner began to be taxed hard at hand, when I drove for 24 years. In this way, citizens were encouraged to marry and have children.
the Professor Heikki Hiilamo remind you that the Nordic welfare model is based on individual benefits, not family benefits.
Also, taxation is the individual, the income of the spouse not in Finland affect the tax rate.
after the Election, the Finnish seem to have taken over the population panic. Politicians asking for race you to the ways in which finns can be reproduce. The population is turning to decline, and the family to ellis approach no longer interest young people in the former way.
One-person households not talking to anyone. Yle contacted the minister for gender equality Thomas Blomqvistiin (r. ). The minister's assistant announced that no live alone projects is not going to.Turku Ina Virtanen won't miss living alone cause people's movement or the party. Dani Branthin / YleLisää common spaces housing
Turku Ina Virtanen won't miss a single interest group or party. He is satisfied with own life situation.
Finland things are very. In turku, the price level is lower than the metropolitan area and one of the people it is possible to buy or rent a studio apartment or even one bedroom apartment.
in Practice, a widow woman, of the city-single and live alone farmers not to combine just anything. Living alone is something that is already forced to take little account. People live a long time and get sick. As needs grow.
the Professor Hiilamo needs, changes in for example urban planning.
– we would Need more houses, which is for example common areas. Living alone man is not necessarily lonely, but when you live alone, have more interest in social contacts.Subscribe Yle newsletters!
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