Households in Denmark 2019, by number of children

The number of households in Denmark grew by over 100 thousand in the period from 2009 to 2019. It peaked in 2019, reaching approximately 2.7 million households. In this year, most households in the country were without children. The largest number of households with children only had one child, amounting to almost 329 thousand. It was closely followed by the number of households with two children. The minority of Danish households with kids had five or even more.  

 Household types 

  In all years from 2010 to 2019, the number of married couple households was highest in Denmark. Of these, there were around 0.93 million households registered in 2019. The number of single women households amounted to roughly 0.68 million and the number of single men households amounted to nearly 0.52 million in the country.

 Households in Sweden 

    In Sweden, the number of households also rose in the past years. As of 2018, Swedish households numbered around 4.7 million. In this year, the most common household type was the single person household without children, reaching in total more than 1.8 million.    

Number of households in Denmark in 2019, by number of children

Number of households
5 or more children4,579
4 children 16,754
3 children 99,892
2 children 323,720
1 child 328,894
No children1,932,231
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Source

Release date

February 2019

Region

Denmark

Survey time period

2019

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