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2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 2006 (Reissue)  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 17/11/2006  Reissue
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Type of Non-Private Dwelling
This variable classifies the type of non-private dwelling in which persons were counted on Census Night. The category '20 Other and not classifiable' includes ski lodges and youth/backpacker hostels.
For the 2006 Census, the 2001 Census category of 'Prison, corrective and detention institution for adults' has been replaced with the categories 'Prison, corrective institution for adults' and 'Immigration detention centre'. Note that 'Convent, monastery, etc.' which was previously category 18, is category 19 for 2006.
Applicable to: Non-private dwellings
01 Hotel, motel, bed and breakfast
02 Nurses' quarters
03 Staff quarters
04 Boarding house, private hotel
05 Boarding school
06 Residential college, hall of residence
07 Public hospital (not psychiatric)
08 Private hospital (not psychiatric)
09 Psychiatric hospital or institution
10 Hostel for the disabled
11 Nursing home
12 Accommodation for the retired or aged (not self-contained)
13 Hostel for homeless, night shelter, refuge
14 Childcare institution
15 Corrective institution for children
16 Other welfare institution
17 Prison, corrective institution for adults
18 Immigration detention centre
19 Convent, monastery, etc.
20 Other and not classifiable
&& Not stated
@@ Not applicable
Total number of categories: 22
Not applicable (@@) category comprises:
Occupied and unoccupied private dwellings
Migratory, off-shore and shipping CDs

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