British people have the most fulfilling moments of their life in their twenties, according to a survey.

Having one's first child (33%) was rated as the most significant life moment, ahead of getting married (24%) and leaving home for the first time (16%), the research found.

The average British person was found to have their first child at 27, get married at 25 and leave home at 20.

These factors led to almost one in three people (29%) feeling more content in their twenties than any other age bracket.

Top 10 life moments of the average British person:

Event % Average age
1. Having a child 33% 27 years old
2. Getting married 24% 25 years old
3. Leaving home for the first time 16% 20 years old
4. Buying a home 8% 27 years old
5. First job 7% 17 years old
6. Establishing a career 4% 23 years old
7. First kiss 4% 14 years old
8. Retirement 1% 59 years old
9. First pet 1% 11 years old
10. The birth of a grandchild 1% 54 years old

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