Number of households reached 1.76 mil in 2018 in New Zealand, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.4 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of households in New Zealand reached an all time high of 1.76 mil in 2018 and an all time low of 0.617 mil in 1960. When compared to New Zealand's main peers, number of households in Australia amounted to 9.65 mil, 70.7 mil in Indonesia, 7.54 mil in Malaysia and 23.1 mil in Philippines in 2018.
New Zealand has been ranked 74th within the group of 112 countries we follow in terms of number of households, 2 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.