Number of TV sets per household 20 February 2020 In Q4 2019, it was estimated that there were 1.45 million households without a TV set. The number of UK households with one or more TV sets remained stable quarter-on-quarter, at 26.8 million. Note: The number of UK households declined from 28.58 million in Q1 2019 to 28.12 million in Q2 2019. UK household estimates are taken directly from UK Government figures. These were previously reported by the Ministry for Housing, Communities & National Government; from 2019, they have been reported by the Office for National Statistics, which has lower growth in its forecasts.