Variable Description

Name
[cen_dwl_occupant_cnt_nbr] en-NZ
Label
CEN Occupant Count en-NZ
Description

Dwelling occupancy status is the variable that classifies all dwellings according to whether they are occupied or not and why they are unoccupied on the day of the data collection. A dwelling means any building or structure, or part thereof, that is used (or intended to be used) for the purpose of human habitation. It can be of a permanent or temporary nature and includes structures such as houses, motels, hotels, prisons, motor homes, huts, and tents. There can be more than one dwelling within a building, such as an apartment building, each apartment or unit is considered to be a separate dwelling.

A dwelling is defined for the Census of Population and Dwellings use, as occupied if it is: ? Occupied at midnight on the night of the data collection; or ? Occupied at any time during the twelve hours following midnight on the night of the data collection unless the occupant(s) completed a questionnaire at another dwelling during this period.

A dwelling is defined for all other surveys, as occupied if it is: ? Occupied during the period of data collection.

en-NZ
This variable is not part of a dataset.

Representation

Representation Type
Code List
Selection Style
SelectOne
Aggregation Method
Unspecified
Temporal
False
Geographic
False
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