Single, childless adults make up Sweden's most common household

The most common household in Sweden is a single person. That's according to Statistics Sweden which has for the first time in 20 years examined the make of Swedish households.

The organization found that most Swedish homes--nearly 38 percent--consist of an adult living alone without any children. Following that up at 25 percent are homes with cohabiting adults without children. In third place are cohabiting adults with children at 22 percent.

The largest percentage of single-person households are in Åsele in southern Lapland, where 45 percent of households consist of a single person.

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