Numlock News: October 7, 2021 • Squid Game, …

By Walt Hickey Nest Egg Spain is rolling out €250 payments to people under the age of 35 who earn less than €23,725 a year to jostle them out of living at home with their parents. The average Spaniard leaves the family home at age 30, which is four years later than the European Union average, and the percentage of 16 to 29-year-olds who have left home is 16 percent, down from 26 percent in 2007 when the economy was booming. The average wage for a young person is €11,643 per year, and with youth unemployment at 33 percent and half of employed young people on temporary contracts, the economic situation is perilous for young Spaniards.

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