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Number of Households in Nigeria

Source: United Nations, National Statistical Office. Data based on population censuses and our estimates in between. The forecast until 2020 is based on assumption of declining average size of household to as low as 4.8 persons per household in 2020.
Last Updated: Jun 1, 2021

Number of households reached 43.0 mil in 2020 in Nigeria, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.52 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, number of households in Nigeria reached an all time high of 43.0 mil in 2020 and an all time low of mil in.

Nigeria has been ranked 9th 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.


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