Family in Jajarkot District

Family in Jajarkot District. Credit:lepetitNicolas


Families are important to all of us. Some of us come from big families. Some of us come from smaller families.

Are you curious what the average size of a family in Nepal is?

According to the latest Annual Household survey (PDF) by the Government of Nepal, it’s 4.6 people.

Families in rural area are slightly bigger on average (4.8 people) than families in urban areas (4.2 people).

What do you think? Are you surprised? Tell us in the comments.