2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 2006 (Reissue)  
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Dwelling Type
This variable classifies dwellings into basic dwelling types.
The definition of private dwelling includes residences in caravan/residential parks, camping grounds, marinas, manufactured homes estates and retirement villages (self-contained).
Unoccupied dwellings in caravan/residential parks, camping grounds, marinas and manufactured homes estates are not included in the Census. For the 2006 Census unoccupied dwellings in retirement villages (self-contained) are included.
For the 2006 Census the category of '6 Shipping' is identified separately; it was previously included in category '5 Off-shore'.
See also Dwelling Location (DLOD), Structure of Dwelling (STRD), and Type of Non-private Dwelling (NPDD).
Applicable to: All dwellings
1 Occupied private dwelling
2 Unoccupied private dwelling
3 Non-private dwelling
4 Migratory
5 Off-shore
6 Shipping
Total number of categories: 6

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