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Number of Households in Nepal

Source: United Nations, National Statistical Office. Data based on population censuses from 1991, 2001 and 2011 and Helgi Analytics estimates in between. The forecast until 2020 is based on assumption of declining average size of household to as low as 4.5 person
Last Updated: Jun 1, 2021

Number of households reached 6.48 mil in 2020 in Nepal, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.43 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, number of households in Nepal reached an all time high of 6.48 mil in 2020 and an all time low of mil in. When compared to Nepal's main peers, number of households in Bangladesh amounted to 36.7 mil, 500 mil in China and 281 mil in India in 2020.

Nepal has been ranked 43rd 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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