How Many People Do You Share Household With?

Persons Per Household (persons), 2017
Society | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 111 countries in 2053, Bahrain ranked the highest in persons per household with 8.95 persons followed by Oman and Turkmenistan. On the other end of the scale was Germany with 1.99 persons, Sweden with 2.01 persons and Finland with 2.04 persons.

Data for more countries are available at Persons Per Household indicator page.

Persons Per Household Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Algeria persons 5.97 5.89 5.81 5.72 5.64
Bahrain persons 9.06 8.99 8.95 8.94 8.95
Brunei persons 5.96 5.96 5.95 5.95 5.94
Burkina Faso persons 5.66 5.65 5.63 5.62 5.61
Cambodia persons 4.75 4.73 4.72 4.69 4.67
India persons 4.90 4.87 4.85 4.82 4.79
Nigeria persons 4.86 4.84 4.83 4.82 4.81
Oman persons 7.62 7.81 7.86 7.76 7.56
Pakistan persons 5.61 5.54 5.48 5.44 5.41
Palestine persons 6.03 5.99 5.95 5.91 5.88
Swaziland persons 5.13 5.09 5.04 5.00 4.95
Tajikistan persons 5.20 5.14 5.08 5.02 4.96
Turkmenistan persons 6.51 6.50 6.49 6.46 6.42
Uganda persons 5.23 5.25 5.22 5.18 5.16
Zambia persons 4.89 4.86 4.84 4.82 4.81