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Concept

Name
Number of occupants on census night
Description

Number of occupants on census night is the number of people who were present in a particular dwelling in New Zealand.

Included in the number of occupants are people who were present in the dwelling on census night and usually:

  • live in the dwelling, or
  • reside overseas, or
  • reside elsewhere in New Zealand.

Excluded from number of occupants are people who usually live in the dwelling but were absent on census night.