List of countries by number of households

This is a list of countries by the number of household. The list includes households occupying housing units and excludes persons living inside collective living quarters, such as hotels, rooming houses and other lodging houses, institutions and camps.[1]

Country Continent Current Population Number In Household Households % 1 Member % 2-3 Members % 4-5 Members % 6+ Members Year
 China Asia 1,409,778,724 2.70 522,689,264 14.53 51.23 27.6 6.64 2020[2]
 India Asia 1,369,756,319 4.57 299,727,860 4.11 27.31 41.64 26.94 2015[2]
 United States North America 330,662,999 2.49 132,736,055 27.89 49.49 18.81 3.81 2015[2]
 Indonesia Asia 269,603,400 3.86 69,855,344 7.10 36.62 41.5 14.78 2017[2]
 Brazil South America 212,347,290 3.31 64,124,398 12.00 47.27 31.91 8.82 2010[2]
 Russia Europe 146,748,590 2.58 56,771,478 25.97 50.83 19.55 3.65 2010[2]
 Japan Asia 125,800,000 2.26 55,704,949 37.97 44.67 15.72 1.64 2020[2]
 Nigeria Africa 206,139,587 4.9 42,057,041 11.51 25.53 27.86 35.10 2015[2]
 Germany Europe 83,122,889 2.05 40,624,971 39.53 47.00 12.71 0.76 2011[2]
 Bangladesh Asia 169,660,274 4.47 37,957,746 1.74 29.71 45.59 22.96 2014[2]
 Mexico North America 127,792,286 3.74 34,167,462 10.08 37.68 37.75 14.49 2015[2]
 Pakistan Asia 220,892,331 6.8 32,462,785 1.08 12.88 25.16 60.88 2013[2]
 France Europe 67,146,000 2.22 30,217,950 35.46 46.84 16.08 1.62 2015[2]
 United Kingdom Europe 66,796,807 2.27 29,486,179 33.01 48.96 16.24 1.79 2011[2]
 Philippines Asia 109,441,605 4.23 25,893,157 9.18 30.05 36.82 23.95 2017[2]
 Vietnam Asia 96,483,981 3.78 25,503,951 7.28 36.25 43.44 13.02 2009[2]
 Italy Europe 60,026,546 2.4 25,020,120 31.10 46.56 21.29 1.05 2011[2]
 Egypt Africa 101,189,802 4.13 24,496,076 6.48 30.40 43.12 20.00 2014[2]
 Iran Middle East 83,955,821 3.49 24,056,109 8.48 49.13 37.86 4.53 2016[2]
 Korea, South Asia 51,583,722 2.18 23,650,555 40.81 40.98 17.36 0.85 2022[3]
 Ethiopia Africa 100,829,000 4.61 21,850,103 7.52 27.01 32.00 33.47 2016[2]
 Turkey Asia 83,154,997 4.07 20,424,610 6.37 36.23 39.03 18.36 2004[2]
 DR Congo Africa 101,935,800 5.3 19,225,670 7.25 21.19 27.81 43.74 2013[2]
 Thailand Asia 66,577,342 3.69 18,042,640 18.36 44.71 28.16 8.77 2010[2]
 South Africa Africa 59,622,350 3.36 17,733,119 23.84 36.32 24.66 15.17 2016[2]
 Spain Europe 47,329,981 2.69 17,565,288 19.06 53.4 25.56 1.98 2011[2]
 Ukraine Europe 41,723,998 2.46 16,972,715 27.9 51.22 18.07 2.81 2007[2]
 Canada North America 38,246,955 2.45 15,618,491 28.20 49.59 19.20 3.02 2016[2]
 Colombia South America 50,372,424 3.53 14,282,545 11.13 42.41 34.80 11.66 2015[2]
 Argentina South America 45,376,763 3.26 13,925,275 17.6 42.33 28.95 11.12 2010[2]
 Poland Europe 38,352,000 2.81 13,666,831 20.67 49.49 24.80 5.04 2011[2]
 Kenya Africa 47,564,296 3.64 13,071,338 21.60 31.06 27.84 19.49 2015[2]
 Myanmar Asia 54,817,919 4.22 12,978,359 5.35 33.49 39.14 22.01 2016[2]
 Tanzania Africa 57,637,628 4.85 11,880,255 9.63 25.77 29.99 34.6 2015[2]
 Australia Australasia 25,598,869 2.5 10,220,186 24.34 49.95 22.44 3.27 2011[2]
 Uganda Africa 41,583,600 4.53 9,170,821 13.68 25.30 28.75 32.26 2016[2]
 Ghana Africa 30,955,202 3.49 8,862,356 25.88 30.34 25.30 18.48 2014[2]
 Peru South America 32,625,948 3.75 8,695,193 12.91 34.68 36.02 16.39 2012[2]
 Netherlands Europe 17,531,181 2.23 7,874,258 35.11 45.53 18.01 1.35 2011[2]
 Sudan Africa 42,996,555 5.59 7,691,174 5.06 20.66 26.80 47.48 2008[2]
 Malaysia Asia 32,708,730 4.56 7,176,812 7.14 25.64 37.86 29.36 2000[2]
   Nepal Asia 29,996,478 4.24 7,075,702 6.45 33.96 36.57 23.02 2016[2]
 Morocco Africa 36,077,527 5.24 6,890,065 5.88 21.48 31.96 40.68 2004[2]
 Mozambique Africa 30,066,648 4.37 6,885,971 9.85 30.96 30.10 29.09 2011[2]
 Romania Europe 19,317,984 2.88 6,709,224 20.91 46.98 26.47 5.63 2011[2]
 Uzbekistan Asia 34,529,473 5.24 6,586,983 5.26 18.90 33.62 42.22 1996[2]
 Venezuela South America 28,435,943 4.33 6,565,128 7.56 29.11 36.87 26.46 2001[2]
 Korea, North Asia 25,550,000 3.93 6,502,416 1.68 32.72 55.42 10.17 2008[2]
 Angola Africa 31,127,674 4.82 6,463,847 10.81 23.90 28.46 36.83 2016[2]
 Chile South America 19,458,310 3.58 5,440,715 11.43 39.22 37.11 12.24 2002[2]
 Kazakhstan Asia 18,815,536 3.5 5,381,052 14.57 38.32 30.97 16.14 2009[2]
 Madagascar Africa 26,251,309 4.95 5,304,084 5.34 25.30 33.14 36.22 2011[2]
 Iraq Middle East 40,150,200 7.7 5,212,262 1.23 10.21 20.83 67.74 1997[2]
 Ivory Coast Africa 26,453,542 5.09 5,197,095 12.18 24.73 25.87 37.22 2012[2]
 Belgium Europe 11,539,878 2.36 4,883,743 30.87 48.31 18.70 2.12 2011[2]
 Cameroon Africa 24,348,251 4.99 4,877,120 15.14 22.69 24.44 37.72 2011[2]
 Ecuador South America 17,611,528 3.78 4,659,382 12.12 35.91 35.49 16.48 2010[2]
 Yemen Asia 29,825,968 6.67 4,469,863 1.87 14.68 23.66 59.79 2013[2]
 Czech Republic Europe 10,699,142 2.4 4,465,680 27.28 51.34 20.37 1.02 2011[2]
 Greece Europe 10,724,599 2.44 4,394,506 27.48 49.84 21.26 1.42 2011[2]
 Afghanistan Asia 32,890,171 8.04 4,092,477 0.19 6.45 16.84 76.52 2015[2]
 Malawi Africa 18,449,828 4.51 4,091,853 6.45 28.1 35.56 29.9 2015[2]
 Austria Europe 8,935,112 2.27 3,933,516 36.34 44.52 17.06 2.08 2011[2]
 Niger Africa 23,196,002 5.92 3,920,330 3.19 19.86 28.99 47.96 2012[2]
  Switzerland Europe 8,632,703 2.21 3,901,112 37.51 43.64 17.23 1.62 2000[2]
 Portugal Europe 10,295,909 2.66 3,876,822 18.91 56.47 22.68 1.93 2011[2]
 Zimbabwe Africa 15,473,818 4.08 3,795,226 12.37 31.14 33.76 22.72 2015[2]
 Belarus Europe 9,408,400 2.48 3,789,941 27.00 51.73 19.09 2.19 2009[2]
 Hungary Europe 9,769,526 2.6 3,753,000 23.63 50.92 22.72 2.74 2011[2]
 Burkina Faso Africa 21,510,181 5.92 3,630,745 6.64 19.51 27.4 46.46 2014[2]
 Cuba Caribbean 11,193,470 3.14 3,568,550 13.73 49.55 30.23 6.50 2002[2]
 Guatemala Central America 16,858,333 4.81 3,507,977 4.33 26.57 37.51 31.6 2015[2]
 Zambia Africa 17,885,422 5.13 3,485,901 7.17 21.41 30.06 41.35 2013[2]
 Mali Africa 20,250,833 5.81 3,484,826 3.11 20.29 30.32 46.28 2018[2]
 Cambodia Asia 15,288,489 4.61 3,315,050 3.37 25.65 43.08 27.9 2014[2]
 Bolivia South America 11,633,371 3.53 3,295,144 20.34 34.82 27.64 17.2 2012[2]
 Dominican Republic Caribbean 10,448,499 3.48 3,004,226 14.33 39.85 33.08 12.73 2013[2]
 Bulgaria Europe 6,951,482 2.34 2,973,737 30.53 50.97 16.62 1.89 2011[2]
 Rwanda Africa 12,663,116 4.26 2,973,056 8.15 30.76 34.88 26.2 2015[2]
 Israel Middle East 9,280,200 3.14 2,953,648 21.01 39.99 28.29 10.70 2008[2]
 Chad Africa 16,244,513 5.78 2,811,841 7.73 18.49 25.67 48.11 2015[2]
 Haiti Caribbean 11,743,017 4.29 2,735,164 9.43 31.10 32.93 26.54 2017[2]
 Finland Europe 5,503,335 2.07 2,652,262 41.01 44.46 12.97 1.57 2010[2]
 China, Hong Kong SAR Asia 7,500,700 2.83 2,646,107 18.29 50.89 27.55 3.27 2016[2]
 Burundi Africa 12,309,600 4.83 2,548,469 6.04 25.17 31.72 37.07 2016[2]
 Norway Europe 5,374,807 2.22 2,426,071 39.58 40.73 18.13 1.56 2011[2]
 Serbia Europe 6,926,705 2.88 2,405,804 22.33 44.81 26.19 6.67 2011[2]
 Benin Africa 12,114,193 5.19 2,335,719 9.78 23.56 29.1 37.56 2018[2]
 Jordan Middle East 10,815,192 4.72 2,291,955 4.36 25.76 34.91 34.97 2017[2]
 South Sudan Africa 13,249,924 5.95 2,227,637 4.33 15.68 26.87 53.12 2008[2]
 Azerbaijan Asia 10,085,900 4.55 2,217,398 6.77 20.86 44.69 27.68 2009[2]
 Honduras Central America 9,304,380 4.47 2,082,686 6.69 29.43 36.81 27.07 2012[2]
 Guinea Africa 12,559,623 6.25 2,009,276 4.53 16.91 27.52 51.04 2012[2]
 Slovakia Europe 5,460,136 2.8 1,948,989 20.83 47.99 26.99 4.20 2011[2]
 Senegal Africa 16,705,608 8.66 1,928,689 6.92 11.47 15.48 66.13 2017[2]
 New Zealand Australasia 5,095,668 2.67 1,906,474 22.84 50.52 22.09 4.55 2013[2]
 Ireland Europe 4,977,400 2.77 1,799,221 21.58 48.05 26.21 4.16 2011[2]
 Singapore Asia 5,685,807 3.29 1,727,455 12.21 38.95 37.69 11.15 2010[2]
 Togo Africa 7,706,000 4.55 1,693,139 15.65 26.22 27.69 30.45 2014[2]
 El Salvador South America 6,765,753 4.07 1,662,356 8.82 34.09 36.82 20.28 2007[2]
 Papua New Guinea Australasia 8,935,000 5.43 1,645,457 4.08 21.97 29.73 44.22 2000[2]
 Paraguay South America 7,252,672 4.63 1,565,626 8.09 27.32 33.15 31.44 2002[2]
 Kyrgyzstan Asia 6,596,500 4.21 1,565,200 8.21 30.82 36.13 24.85 2012[2]
 Tajikistan Asia 9,313,800 6.27 1,485,317 2.96 12.06 29.22 55.76 2012[2]
 Costa Rica Central America 5,111,238 3.46 1,476,628 11.23 42.7 35.83 10.25 2011[2]
 Croatia Europe 4,058,165 2.8 1,451,732 24.56 44.43 25.28 5.73 2011[2]
 Sierra Leone Africa 8,100,318 5.9 1,373,151 4.00 15.87 30.74 49.38 2013[2]
 Nicaragua Central America 6,527,691 4.92 1,326,800 4.59 26.37 35.96 33.08 2005[2]
 Congo Africa 5,518,092 4.31 1,281,072 13.09 29.9 29.08 27.94 2011[2]
 Uruguay South America 3,530,912 2.78 1,269,537 23.52 47.68 23.37 5.43 2011[2]
 Laos Asia 7,231,210 5.77 1,254,263 1.22 15.01 34.8 48.97 2005[2]
 Lithuania Europe 2,794,870 2.32 1,204,383 34.71 45.4 18.00 1.89 2011[2]
 Puerto Rico Caribbean 3,193,694 2.67 1,195,915 23.06 50.37 23.17 3.40 2010[2]
 Panama Central America 4,278,500 3.67 1,165,778 14.66 38.02 31.26 16.06 2010[2]
 Central African Republic Africa 5,633,412 4.91 1,148,086 13.50 28.08 23.94 34.48 1994[2]
 Georgia Asia 3,716,858 3.34 1,113,542 17.48 39.28 30.60 12.64 2014[2]
 Liberia Africa 4,568,298 4.95 923,685 9.67 24.81 28.74 36.78 2013[2]
 Moldova Europe 2,640,438 2.89 914,026 22.64 43.62 27.87 5.87 2014[2]
 Jamaica Caribbean 2,734,093 3.06 893,225 .. .. .. .. 2011[2]
 Albania Europe 2,845,955 3.3 862,512 9.95 48.08 32.51 9.45 2017[2]
 Slovenia Europe 2,100,126 2.47 851,149 32.60 43.69 20.54 3.16 2015[2]
 Armenia Asia 2,967,900 3.54 837,896 15.19 36.17 32.30 16.34 2016[2]
 Mongolia Asia 3,348,124 4.32 774,771 6.61 28.72 40.34 24.33 2000[2]
 Latvia Europe 1,898,400 2.58 736,370 26.47 49.93 19.72 3.88 2011[2]
 Botswana Africa 2,374,698 3.52 673,860 27.89 32.32 20.48 19.31 2011[2]
 Lesotho Africa 2,007,201 3.34 600,072 20.66 37.91 27.90 13.52 2014[2]
 Namibia Africa 2,504,498 4.24 590,931 17.45 29.84 25.56 27.16 2013[2]
 Estonia Europe 1,328,976 2.3 578,440 33.90 47.28 17.14 1.67 2011[2]
 Oman Asia 4,445,262 8.02 554,430 10.62 19.07 18.37 51.94 2003[2]
 Gabon Africa 2,176,766 4.1 531,230 22.42 28.48 22.5 26.6 2012[2]
 Trinidad and Tobago Caribbean 1,366,725 3.29 415,308 19.21 39.79 29.36 11.64 2011[2]
 Mauritius Africa 1,266,000 3.48 364,285 9.97 41.02 40.24 8.77 2011[2]
 Cyprus Europe 875,900 2.75 318,823 18.72 52.55 25.82 2.92 2011[2]
 Gambia Africa 2,335,504 8.23 283,790 8.39 12.96 17.23 61.42 2013[2]
 Luxembourg Europe 626,108 2.41 259,519 32.30 44.15 21.45 2.10 2011[2]
 East Timor Asia 1,299,412 5.27 246,665 6.41 20.61 29.59 43.4 2016[2]
 Swaziland Africa 1,136,261 4.74 239,860 17.65 24.63 21.6 36.12 2007[2]
 China, Macao SAR Asia 696,100 3.07 227,031 15.13 48.16 31.06 5.64 2016[2]
 Guyana South America 744,962 3.8 196,290 12.87 36.69 32.09 18.35 2009[2]
 Fiji Australasia 889,327 4.57 194,497 5.94 30.10 34.31 29.64 2014[2]
 Montenegro Europe 621,873 3.21 193,488 18.13 39.58 33.35 8.94 2011[2]
 Malta Europe 514,564 2.85 180,375 17.15 49.78 30.40 2.66 2011[2]
 Guadeloupe Caribbean 395,700 2.3 172,304 34.52 47.03 16.42 2.03 2015[2]
 Suriname South America 590,100 3.94 149,741 14.97 32.77 31.85 20.41 2004[2]
 Comoros Africa 758,316 5.37 141,171 4.91 22.92 28.71 43.46 2012[2]
 Bahamas Caribbean 389,410 3.4 114,679 17.73 40.33 29.15 12.79 2010[2]
 Maldives Asia 383,135 5.4 70,952 4.49 22.28 33.5 39.73 2017[2]
 Aruba Caribbean 112,269 2.89 38,855 21.37 46.77 25.59 6.28 2010[2]
 Isle of Man Europe 83,314 2.28 36,478 30.07 51.53 16.84 1.56 2016[2]
 Samoa Australasia 202,506 6.75 29,995 4.18 14.88 21.89 59.05 2016[2]
 Bermuda Caribbean 64,054 2.26 28,314 34.09 48.39 15.81 1.70 2016[2]
 Liechtenstein Europe 38,749 2.32 16,700 34.17 44.75 19.5 1.58 2010[2]
 Sweden Europe 10,379,295 2.17 4,776,239 40.32 38.32 14.86 ? 2020[4]

ReferencesEdit

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  4. ^ "Statistics Sweden".Household categories do not map perfectly onto table columns. "Other households" not included in numerators since their size is unknown.