Census Data

West Midlands: Household size

Location Type: Metropolitan Counties, ONS Geographic Code: E11000005

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Key Facts

All Residents 2,919,653
Male 1,433,051
Female 1,486,603
Households 1,131,763

The ONS doesn't publish census data directly for Metropolitan Counties. The figures on this page are aggregated from census areas contained within West Midlands. They may not, therefore, be precisely accurate. Age-standardised statistics and population density are not available for aggregated datasets.

Table Codets017
Unit of MeasureHousehold
Number of Response Options9

This dataset provides Census 2021 estimates that classify all households in England and Wales by household size. The estimates are as at Census Day, 21 March 2021.


The number of people in the household.

Visitors staying at an address do not count to that household’s size.

More information at the ONS website

Household size: Total: All household spaces 1,131,761
0 people in household 0
1 person in household 344,201
2 people in household 330,649
3 people in household 182,092
4 people in household 151,952
5 people in household 69,454
6 people in household 30,563
7 people in household 12,868
8 or more people in household 9,982

These values are calculated by adding up the values for census output areas contained within West Midlands. They may, therefore, be slightly inaccurate due to administrative boundaries not precisely aligning with census boundaries.

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