Income and living conditions of the population of Lithuania
Composition of households
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In 2022, the average household size was 2 persons (in urban and rural areas – 1.98 and 2.06 persons respectively). Compared to 2021, the average household size slightly decreased.
Households composed of a single person accounted for 45 per cent of the total number of households. Households composed of families with children made up 27 per cent of the total number of households: in urban areas – 28 per cent, in rural areas – 25 per cent. In urban areas, there were more one-parent families consisting of one adult with dependent children, while in rural areas – more households composed of one person. In urban areas, one-parent families accounted for 7 per cent, in rural areas – 5 per cent, one‑person – 45 and 46 per cent respectively.
Households by type, 2022
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