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Average household size in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2011, by country

This statistic shows the average number of people per household in the United Kingdom in 2011, by country. 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. Northern Ireland had the highest average, at 2.5 people per household, with households in Scotland being the smallest at an average of 2.2 people per household.
Regarding the average number of people per household in regions of England, the largest households were found in the Greater London area with an average of 2.5 people per household. While households in the East Midlands, North West, Yorkshire and the Humber, South West and North East had an average size of 2.3 people. Between 2008/2009 and 2014/2015, households in Northern Ireland have stayed unchanged at 2.5 people per household, by comparison, households in Great Britain had experienced a slight increase in 2011/2012 to 2.4, but stayed at 2.3 people for every other year.

Average number of people per household in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2011, by country

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Source

Release date

March 2013

Region

United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland)

Survey time period

2011

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