Number of households reached 3.84 mil in 2018 in Switzerland, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.26 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of households in Switzerland reached an all time high of 3.84 mil in 2018 and an all time low of 1.31 mil in 1950. When compared to Switzerland's main peers, number of households in Austria amounted to 3.81 mil, 29.4 mil in France, 40.9 mil in Germany and 25.8 mil in Italy in 2018.
Switzerland has been ranked 53rd within the group of 112 countries we follow in terms of number of households, 3 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.