Variable Description

Name
Household crowding en-NZ
Description

Household crowding measure using the Canadian national occupant standard (CNOS) adapted for a gender-based response:

  • there should be no more than two persons per bedroom
  • children less than five years may reasonably share a bedroom – irrespective of their gender - male, female, another
  • children five to 17 years may reasonably share a bedroom only with the same gender (male only with another male; female only with female and people of another gender only with someone else of another gender)
  • single adults 18 years and over and any unpaired children require a separate bedroom
  • household members 18 years or over should have a separate bedroom, as should parents or couples
en-NZ
This variable is not part of a dataset.

Representation

Representation Type
Numeric
Type
Integer
Variable is a Weight
False
Aggregation Method
Unspecified
Temporal
False
Geographic
False

Information

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1 30/11/2021 3:44:13 PM