2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 1996  
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Contents >> Section One: 1996 Census Classifications >> Type of Non-Private Dwelling - NPDD

1st Release

This variable identifies the type of non-private dwelling in which persons were counted on census night.

      Applicable to: Non-private dwellings.
        1 - Hotel, motel
        2 - Nurses quarters
        3 - Staff quarters
        4 - Boarding house, private hotel
        5 - Boarding school
        6 - Residential college, hall of residence
        7 - Public hospital (not psychiatric)
        8 - Private hospital (not psychiatric)
        9 - Psychiatric hospital or institution
        10 - Hostel for the disabled
        11 - Nursing home
        12 - Accommodation for the retired or aged (cared)
        13 - Hostel for the homeless, night shelter, refuge
        14 - Childcare institution
        15 - Corrective institution for children
        16 - Other welfare institution
        17 - Prison, corrective and detention institution for adults
        18 - Convent, monastery, etc
        19 - ther and not classifiable
        && - Not Stated
        @@ - Not applicable
      Total number of categories: 21
      Not applicable (@@) category comprises:
      • Occupied & unoccupied private dwellings
      • Migratory and off-shore CDs






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