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Number of Households in New Zealand

Source: United Nations, National Statistical Office. Data based on population censuses from 1960 until 2006 and our estimates in between. The forecast until 2020 is based on assumption of declining average size of household to as low as 2.6 persons per household
Last Updated: Jun 1, 2021

Number of households reached 1.81 mil in 2020 in New Zealand, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.36 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, number of households in New Zealand reached an all time high of 1.81 mil in 2020 and an all time low of mil in. When compared to New Zealand's main peers, number of households in Australia amounted to 9.96 mil, 73.1 mil in Indonesia, 7.79 mil in Malaysia and 23.9 mil in Philippines in 2020.

New Zealand has been ranked 74th 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.


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