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2011 Census of Canada: Topic-based tabulations
Household Type (17), Household Size (9) and Structural Type of Dwelling (10) for Private Households of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2011 Census
About this variable: Structural type of dwelling (10)
Structural type of dwelling
Part A - Short definition
Characteristics that define a dwelling's structure, for example, the characteristics of a single-detached house, a semi-detached house, a row house, or an apartment or flat in a duplex.
Part B - Detailed definition
Refers to the structural characteristics and/or dwelling configuration, that is, whether the dwelling is a single-detached house, an apartment in a high-rise building, a row house, a mobile home, etc.
- Total - Structural type of dwelling
- Single-detached house
- Apartment, building that has five or more storeys
- Movable dwelling Footnote 4
- Other dwelling Footnote 5
- Semi-detached house
- Row house
- Apartment, duplex
- Apartment, building that has fewer than five storeys
- Other single-attached house
- Footnote 4
Includes mobile homes and other movable dwellings such as houseboats and railroad cars.
- Footnote 5
The category 'Other dwelling' is a subtotal of the following categories: semi-detached house, row house, apartment or flat in a duplex, apartment in a building that has fewer than five storeys and other single-attached house.