Type of private household

Status: This standard was replaced by the 'Household type of private household' as of March 24, 2016.

Definition

Type refers to a general character, form, or a characteristic that distinguishes a particular group or class of things.

Private household refers to a person or group of persons who occupy the same dwelling and do not have a usual place of residence elsewhere in Canada or abroad. The household universe is divided into two sub-universes on the basis of whether the household is occupying a collective dwelling or a private dwelling. The latter is a private household.

Classifications

Additional information

In the context of household, type refers to the types of groupings of persons and living arrangements found in private households.

Relation to previous version

  • Type of private household September 11, 2013 to March 23, 2016

    This standard was replaced by the 'Household type of private household' as of March 24, 2016.

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