Dictionary, Census of Population, 2016
Private dwelling, unoccupied

Release date: February 8, 2017


Refers to a private dwelling which meets the two conditions necessary for year-round occupancy (a source of heat or power and shelter from the elements), but in which no individual is residing on May 10, 2016.

Statistical unit(s)

Not applicable


Not applicable

Reported in

2016, 2011, 2006, 2001, 1996, 1991, 1986, 1981, 1976, 1971,Note 1 1966, 1961

Reported for

For more information on the dwelling universe, refer to the Guide to the Census of Population, 2016.

Question number(s)

Not applicable


Not applicable


Marginal dwellings that were unoccupied on May 10, 2016 are not included in the housing stock.


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