This just in from the Armenian Medical Network website (story available also in Russian).
I love the “failure to launch” reasoning.
Italian men become fathers at a later age than any other nationality, and do little or nothing to help their wives once their babies are born, statistics office Istat said Thursday.
Italian men have their first child at an average age of 33, compared with younger than 31 for fathers in Spain, France and Finland, Istat said.
Part of the problem is that many Italian men live with their parents for longer than elsewhere in the world, with 40 percent of 30-34 year-old Italian males still staying at home.
[From And the world’s oldest first-time fathers are… – Gender: Male –]
I can’t find the average age of first time fathers in the U.S. It’s 32 in the U.K.
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