Census Data

West Midlands: Household size

Location Type: Regions, ONS Geographic Code: E12000005

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Key Facts

All Residents 5,950,757
Male 2,927,564
Female 3,023,193
Households 2,429,491
Population Density (people/km2) 457.8
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 2,429,493
0 people in household 0
1 person in household 725,807
2 people in household 811,252
3 people in household 387,589
4 people in household 310,365
5 people in household 119,362
6 people in household 45,020
7 people in household 17,437
8 or more people in household 12,661

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