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 Average size of private households (No.)
Characteristic Description
Name Average size of private households (No.); Decennial
Regularity Decennial
Source Statistics Portugal, Population and housing census - historical series
First available period 1970
Last available period 2011
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Place of residence
Concepts
  • AVERAGE SIZE OF FAMILY:  The quotient between the number of people living inclassic families and the number of resident classic families.
  • PRIVATE HOUSEHOLD:  A group of people residing in the same housing unit who are related to each other (by law or "de facto"). They may occupy all or part of the housing unit. A private household is also considered to be any independent person occupying a part or all of a housing unit.
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
Measure unit (symbol) Number (No.)
Power of 10  0
Observations
Last update date 25/10/2013


information presented in 3/6/2020