Problem

Decreasing household size

Other Names:
Decreasing family size
Incidence:
During the 1980s, the size of the average household, as measured by the number of persons per household, diminished in most ECE countries (by up to 29 percent in the case of Denmark). The size of the average household in the EU countries, for example, decreased in all countries to varying degrees. In 1990 it averaged 1.7 persons in Denmark to 3.4 persons in Spain.
Related Problems:
Marginal living space
Aggravates:
Housing shortage
Values:
Decreasing
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Subject(s):
Society Family
Amenities Households
Date of last update
08.06.1999 – 00:00 CEST