2901.0 - Census of Population and Housing: Census Dictionary, 2016
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Rent (weekly) (RNTD)
The variable Rent (weekly) (RNTD) records the individual dollar amounts of rent paid by households on a weekly basis for the dwelling in which they were enumerated on Census night. This includes caravans etc. in caravan parks. The categories range from $0-$9,999 in single dollar amounts.
The Census is the only source of rent data for small areas and for small groups of the population. Such data are important for housing policy and planning, and for studying the housing conditions of minority populations.
See also Household, Mortgage Repayments (monthly) Dollar Values (MRED), Tenure Type (TEND).