Number of occupants per dwelling

The occupant density per room indicates the number of persons per dwelling. This indicator is examined from various aspects: household characteristics, buildings and dwellings.

Occupant density per dwelling by number of rooms since 1970

 

Occupants per dwelling

 

Total

in dwellings with ... room(s)

 

 

1

2

3

4

5

6+

1970 2.9 1.3 1.9 2.7 3.4 3.7 4.3
1980 2.6 1.2 1.6 2.3 3.0 3.3 3.8
1990 2.4 1.2 1.4 2.0 2.7 3.0 3.3
2000 2.3 1.2 1.4 1.9 2.5 2.8 3.1
2017 2.2 1.3 1.4 1.9 2.5 2.8 3.0
Sources: FSO - Federal Population Census, Buildings and dwellings statistics

Statistical sources and concepts

Contact

Federal statistical office Section Population
Espace de l’Europe 10
CH-2010 Neuch√Ętel
Switzerland

info.gws@bfs.admin.ch

Remark

Our English pages offer only a limited range of information on our statistical production. For our full range please consult our pages in French and German (top right hand screen).

https://www.bfs.admin.ch/content/bfs/en/home/statistics/construction-housing/dwellings/housing-conditions/persons.html