Size of household-dwelling units 

Updated: 24.5.2016 - Next update: 22.5.2017

Statistics Finland, Dwellings and housing conditions

Description of indicator

A household-dwelling unit consists of the permanent occupants of a dwelling. Persons who according to the Population Information System of the Population Register Centre are institutionalised, or are homeless, or are abroad, or are registered as unknown, do not constitute household-dwelling units.

More than one household may belong to the same household-dwelling unit. A household is formed of all those persons who live together and have meals together or otherwise use their income together.