84% of Utrecht children live with both parents
84% of primary school children aged 10-12 in Utrecht live with both their parents. 6% of the children live in single-parent families and 6% alternate between their father and mother (co-parenting).
Children with a Moroccan background are more likely to live with both their parents
Nine out of ten children with a Moroccan background reported living with both their parents. Children without a migration background are more likely to live in a family with a co-parenting arrangement. Children with other non-western backgrounds are more likely to live together with one parent.
Children from single-parent families are more likely to come from a low-affluence family
21% of children aged 10-12 from single-parent families come from low-affluence families. This is higher than the average of 8%. Children who live with both parents or from a co-parenting family are more likely to come from a high-affluence family.
Children in Noordoost and Oost are more likely to live in a co-parenting family
Children in the districts Noordoost and Oost are more likely to report alternating between living with their father and mother. In Overvecht, children are more likely to live in a single-parent family. Children in Zuidwest and Vleuten-De Meern are more likely to report living with both parents.