Household Size and Composition

Database on Household Size and Composition 2019 

This dataset presents a compilation of indicators on household size and membership composition, estimated using both tabulated data and household roster micro-data obtained from censuses and household surveys. The estimates are based on 814 unique data points from 172 countries or areas, representing approximately 97 per cent of the world’s population in 2019, collected between 1960 to 2018. Standard estimation procedures were used to ensure comparability of the estimates between countries and over time.



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