See household disambiguation page for other meanings of household.
The household sector is defined in ESA 2010 paragraph 2.118 as
"the households sector (S.14) consists of individuals or groups of individuals as consumers and as entrepreneurs producing market goods and non-financial and financial services (market producers) provided that the production of goods and services is not by separate entities treated as quasicorporations. It also includes individuals or groups of individuals as producers of goods and nonfinancial services for exclusively own final use."
The other institutional sectors in national accounts are:
- non-financial corporations;
- financial corporations;
- non-profit institutions serving households.