Number of households reached 56.2 mil in 2018 in Japan, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.971 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of households in Japan reached an all time high of 56.2 mil in 2018 and an all time low of 19.3 mil in 1960. When compared to Japan's main peers, number of households in China amounted to 487 mil, 52.6 mil in Russia, 19.4 mil in South Korea and 128 mil in USA in 2018.
Japan has been ranked 7th within the group of 112 countries we follow in terms of number of households, 1 places above 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.