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Part B - Detailed definition:
Refers to a person or a group of persons (other than foreign residents) who occupy the same dwelling and do not have a usual place of residence elsewhere in Canada. It may consist of a family group (census family) with or without other persons, of two or more families sharing a dwelling, of a group of unrelated persons, or of one person living alone. Household members who are temporarily absent on May 10, 2011 (e.g., temporarily residing elsewhere) are considered as part of their usual household. Every person is a member of one and only one household. Unless otherwise specified, all data in household reports are for private households only.
Households are classified into three groups: private households, collective households and households outside Canada.
2011, 2006, 2001, 1996, 1991, 1986, 1981, 1976, 1971, 1966, 1961
See the definition Household outside Canada.
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