Number of households in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017, by size (in 1,000)*

United Kingdom (UK): Household size in 2017 This statistic shows the number of households in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017, by size. A household is defined as one person living alone, or a group of people (not necessarily related) living at the same address who share cooking facilities and share a living room or sitting room or dining area. The most common size, at 9,425,000 households, is two people. The second most common household size is one. After this, the larger the number of people, the lower the amount is of such households.
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Number of households in thousands
One person7,716
Two people9,425
Three people4,473
Four people3,758
Five people1,280
Six or more poeple576
Number of households in thousands
One person7,716
Two people9,425
Three people4,473
Four people3,758
Five people1,280
Six or more poeple576
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This statistic shows the number of households in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017, by size. A household is defined as one person living alone, or a group of people (not necessarily related) living at the same address who share cooking facilities and share a living room or sitting room or dining area. The most common size, at 9,425,000 households, is two people. The second most common household size is one. After this, the larger the number of people, the lower the amount is of such households.
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Release date
November 2017
Region
United Kingdom
Survey time period
2016
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