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2011 Census of Canada: Topic-based tabulations
Topic-based tabulation: Household Type (17), Household Size (9) and Structural Type of Dwelling (10) for Private Households of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Divisions and Census Subdivisions, 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.