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2011 Census of Canada: Topic-based tabulations

Topic-based tabulation: Dwellings Occupied by Usual Residents (6) of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2011 Census

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Geography = Alberta Footnote 1
Dwellings occupied by usual residents (6) Values
Total - Dwellings occupied by usual residents 1,393,515
Private dwellings occupied by usual residents Footnote 2 1,390,275
Collective dwellings occupied by usual residents Footnote 3 3,240
Total - Persons in dwellings occupied by usual residents 3,644,860
Persons in private dwellings occupied by usual residents 3,567,935
Persons in collective dwellings occupied by usual residents 76,920


Footnote 1

Excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements.

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Footnote 2

Dwelling, private, occupied by usual residents

Part A - Short definition

A separate set of living quarters which has a private entrance either directly from outside or from a common hall, lobby, vestibule or stairway leading to the outside, and in which a person or a group of persons live permanently.

Part B - Detailed definition

Refers to a private dwelling in which a person or a group of persons is permanently residing. Also included are private dwellings whose usual residents are temporarily absent on May 10, 2011. Unless otherwise specified, all data in housing products are for occupied private dwellings, rather than for unoccupied private dwellings or dwellings occupied solely by foreign residents and/or by temporarily present persons.

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Footnote 3

A collective dwelling refers to a dwelling of a commercial, institutional or communal nature. It may be identified by a sign on the premises or by an enumerator speaking with the person in charge, a resident, a neighbour, etc. Included are lodging or rooming houses, hotels, motels, tourist homes, nursing homes, hospitals, staff residences, communal quarters (military bases), work camps, jails, group homes, and so on.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-313-XCB2011020.

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