Census Data

England: Household size

Location Type: Country, ONS Geographic Code: E92000001

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Key Facts

All Residents 56,490,048
Male 27,656,336
Female 28,833,712
Households 23,436,086
Population Density (people/km2) 433.5
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 23,436,090
0 people in household 0
1 person in household 7,052,232
2 people in household 7,978,497
3 people in household 3,742,887
4 people in household 3,024,796
5 people in household 1,060,450
6 people in household 358,795
7 people in household 126,018
8 or more people in household 92,415

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