2901.0 - Census of Population and Housing: Census Dictionary, 2016  
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NPDD Type of Non-Private Dwelling
June release

Icon - DwellingsClassifies the type of non-private dwelling in which persons were counted on Census night. Category 20 'Other and non-classifiable' includes ski lodges and youth/backpacker hostels.

Applicable to:Non-private dwellings

Categories:01Hotel, motel, bed and breakfast
02Nurses' quarters
03Staff quarters
04Boarding house, private hotel
05Boarding school
06Residential college, hall of residence
07Public hospital (not psychiatric)
08Private hospital (not psychiatric)
09Psychiatric hospital or institution
10Hostel for the disabled
11Nursing home
12Accommodation for the retired or aged (not self-contained)
13Hostel for homeless, night shelter, refuge
14Child care institution
15Corrective institution for children
16Other welfare institution
17Prison, corrective institution for adults
18Immigration detention centre
19Convent, monastery, etc.
20Other and non-classifiable
&&Not stated
@@Not applicable

Number of categories: 22

Not applicable (@@) category comprises:

  • Occupied and unoccupied private dwellings
  • Migratory, off-shore and shipping SA1s

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