The majority of people in nations around the world say that family ties have weakened in the past 20 years, with the Philippines and Indonesia as stark exceptions, according to a Pew Research Center survey of 27 different countries.

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Reproduced from Pew Research Center; Chart: Axios Visuals

Why it matters: At least half of respondents in almost every country said that they consider the weakening of family ties to be a bad thing. Three trends that Axios has previously reported on offer possible explanations:

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