Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Number of bedrooms|
The total number of rooms within a dwelling which are used or intended to be used primarily for sleeping.
|Data Element Concept:||Dwelling—number of bedrooms|
Value domain attributes
|Maximum character length:||3|
|Unit of measure:||Bedroom|
Data element attributes
Collection and usage attributes
Count bedrooms designed for use as bedrooms and other rooms permanently modified and intended for use as bedrooms (such as a sleep out or built in veranda). Bedsits should be counted as a 1 bedroom dwelling. In the case of boarding house buildings, the unit of counting is the boarding house room which usually has only one bedroom.
Where reporting the number of bedrooms at the tenancy level, the number of bedrooms should be reported for each tenancy rental unit.
Source and reference attributes
National Housing Data Development Committee
|Related metadata references:|
Has been superseded by Dwelling—number of bedrooms, total N[NN]
See also Dwelling—number of tenancy/rental units, total N[N]
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