Number of households reached 273 mil in 2018 in India, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.42 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of households in India reached an all time high of 273 mil in 2018 and an all time low of 83.5 mil in 1960. When compared to India's main peers, number of households in Bangladesh amounted to 35.6 mil, 487 mil in China and 36.1 mil in Pakistan in 2018.
India has been ranked 2nd within the group of 112 countries we follow in terms of number of households.
A household is defined as a group of one or more persons living together who make common provision for food or other essentials for living.