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1268.0.55.001 - ABS Functional Classification of Buildings, 1999  
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Contents >> Concordance: 1999 to 1986 classifications

1999 FCB

1986 FCB
1Residential Buildings
11Separate, Kit and Transportable Houses
111Separate houses011Separate house (separated from other houses by space to allow access on all sides)
112Kit houses012Kit house
113Transportable/relocatable houses019Transportable house (excluding caravans and mobile homes)
12Semi-detached, row or terrace house, townhouses,
121One storey021One storey
122Two or more storeys022Two or more storeys
13Flats, units or apartments
131In a one or two storey block023One or two storeys
132In a three storey block024Three storeys
133In a block of four or more storeys025Four or more storeys (should have an elevator)
134Attached to a house026Flat, unit or apartment attached to a house
19Other residential building n.e.c
191Other residential building n.e.c029Other residential building n.e.c
2Commercial Buildings
21Retail and wholesale trade buildings
211Retail and wholesale trade buildings040Shops
22Transport buildings
221Passenger transport buildings070Other business premises
222Non-passenger transport buildings070Other business premises
223Commercial carparks070Other business premises
224Transport buildings n.e.c.070Other business premises
23Offices
231Offices060Offices
29Commercial buildings n.e.c.
291Commercial buildings n.e.c.070Other business premises

1999 FCB
1986 FCB
3Industrial Buildings
31Factories and other secondary production buildings
311Factories and other secondary production buildings050Factories
32Warehouses
321Warehouses (excluding produce storage)070Other business premises
33Agricultural and aquacultural buildings
331Agricultural and aquacultural buildings070Other business premises
120
(part)
Miscellaneous
39Other industrial buildings n.e.c.
391Other industrial buildings n.e.c.070Other business premises
120
(part)
Miscellaneous
4Other non-residential buildings
41Education buildings
411Education buildings080Educational
42Religion buildings
421Religion buildings090Religious
43Aged care facilities
431Aged care facilities 100Health & aged care
120
(part)
Miscellaneous
44Health buildings
441Hospitals100Health
442Health buildings n.e.c.100Health
45Entertainment and recreation buildings
451Entertainment and recreation buildings 110Entertainment and recreational
080Educational (museums)
46Short term accommodation buildings
461Self contained, short term apartments030Hotels, motels, etc
462Hotels (predominately accommodation), motels, boarding houses, hostels or lodges030Hotels, motels, etc
463Other short term accommodation buildings n.e.c.030Hotels, motels, etc
49Non-residential buildings n.e.c.
491Other Non-residential buildings n.e.c.070Other business premises
120
(part)
Miscellaneous


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