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Number of Households in Ireland

Source: United Nations, National Statistical Office. Data based on population census from 1961 until 2011 and our estimates in between. The forecast until 2020 is based on assumption of declining average size of household to as low as 2.55 persons per household i
Last Updated: Jun 1, 2021

Number of households reached 1.90 mil in 2020 in Ireland, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.47 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, number of households in Ireland reached an all time high of 1.90 mil in 2020 and an all time low of mil in. When compared to Ireland's main peers, number of households in Canada amounted to 14.7 mil, 29.7 mil in France, 0.139 mil in Iceland and 28.9 mil in United Kingdom in 2020.

Ireland has been ranked 73rd within the group of 112 countries we follow in terms of number of households, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

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.


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