Terms used in official statistics

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Private household


Group of people living together in a housing unit and jointly maintaining themselves. Persons living alone and independently maintaining themselves constitute a one-person households.

Households are isolated from the population living in dwellings (without collective living quarters). Among households there are one-person households and multi-person households (2 or more people), as well as family and non-family.

Low-level terms:

Contact person on methodology:
GUS – Departament Badań Demograficznych