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Dwelling, private, occupied by foreign residents and/or by temporarily present persons

Part A - Short definition:

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Part B - Detailed definition:

Refers to a private dwelling occupied solely by foreign residents and/or by temporarily present persons on May 10, 2011. A temporarily present person of a dwelling is a person who resides there on May 10, 2011, but has a usual place of residence elsewhere in Canada. A foreign resident is a person whose usual place of residence is outside Canada. These dwellings are classified into regular dwellings and occupied marginal dwellings.

Prior to 2011, 'Dwelling, private, occupied solely by foreign residents and/or by temporarily present persons’ was referred to as 'Dwelling, private, occupied by foreign and/or temporary residents' in the Census Dictionary.

Census years:

2011, 2006, 2001, 1996, 1991, 1986, 1981, 1976Footnote 1

Reported for:

See Figure 22 for an illustration of the 2011 Dwelling universe.

Question number(s):

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