Households

Household size

At the end of 2017, there were about 3.7 million private households in Switzerland. Over a third were single-person households and 16% of the permanent resident population were living in a single-person household. Almost one third were two-person households, which represents 29% of the permanent resident population. The average household size was 2.23 persons.


Household types

Further information

Tables

Data

Definitions

Statistical sources and concepts

Contact

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Switzerland

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