By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The stereotype of adult children living at home with their parents in Brazil is not likely to change any time soon, as new research shows the proportion of young adults aged 25 to 34 who still live at home increased from 21.2 percent in 2004 to 24.5 percent in 2013. According to the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) researcher André Simões, financial and emotional issues are among the explanations for the phenomenon.

The proportion of the "kangaroo generation" is higher in the Southeast, where 26.8 . . .

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