Following the results of selective research of living conditions of the households, conducted by Head department of statistics, in the territory of the Nikolaev area lives 451,3 thousand households that makes 2,6% of their total number across Ukraine. From them 67,8% live in the city district (in Nikolaev - 42,1%), the others - in rural areas.
The average size of a household makes 2,59 persons that almost corresponds to an average about the country. For the Nikolaev area households from two people (29,5% of their total number) are most characteristic.
More than two thirds (68,9%) households of the region incorporate working persons.
(The relation of total number of members of households to number of working persons in its structure) on the average on the region I averaged loads of the working member of a household 2,35.