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HOUSING TENURE

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Definition:
Tenure refers to the arrangements under which the household occupies all or part of a housing unit. Types of tenure include ownership by a member of the household, rental of all or part of the housing unit by a member of the household, etc.

Source Publication:
Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing Censuses, Revision 1, United Nations, New York, 1998, para. 2.410.

Statistical Theme: Demographic and population statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Monday, January 02, 2006