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Number of Households in South Korea

Source: United Nations, National Statistical Office. Data based on population censuses from 1960 until 2010, micro-censuses and our estimates in between. The forecast until 2020 is based on assumption of declining average size of household to as low as 2.5 person
Last Updated: Jun 1, 2021

Number of households reached 19.9 mil in 2020 in South Korea, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.28 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, number of households in South Korea reached an all time high of 19.9 mil in 2020 and an all time low of mil in. When compared to South Korea's main peers, number of households in China amounted to 500 mil, 57.2 mil in Japan and 29.5 mil in Vietnam in 2020.

South Korea has been ranked 23rd 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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