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Dwelling—utility status (electricity supply), code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termDwelling utility status (electricity supply)
METeOR identifier:Help on this term292964
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Retired 01/05/2013
Definition:Help on this termWhether the dwelling is connected to an organised electricity supply.
Data Element Concept:Dwelling—utility status (electricity supply)

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Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
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ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No
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9Not stated/inadequately described

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CODE 9    Not stated/inadequately described

This code is not for use in primary data collections.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

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Include those organised on a community basis and those organised for individual dwellings. Include: state grid/transmitted supply, community generators, domestic generators, solar power or other organised electricity supply.

Code 1 Yes: Record if the dwelling is connected to an organised electricity supply.
Code 2 No: Record if the dwelling is not connected to an organised electricity supply.

State grid/transmitted supply: electricity generated by a large power station which transmits electricity to the community or urban centre through a network of high voltage powerlines. Electricity generation can be produced in a number of ways such as hydro-electric, coal and natural gas.

Community generators: power generator usually fuelled by diesel or natural gas and typically has the capacity to generate enough power for 20 or more dwellings.

Domestic generators: power generator run off either diesel, fuel or petrol. A domestic generator is designed to provide power to one dwelling by could support two dwellings.

Solar: this method of power generation captures the heat of the sun and converts this heat into electricity, or uses the heat directly. Solar power used only to provide hot water is excluded.

Other: includes hydro-electric, wind, biomass, methane.

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This item is included in the following housing assistance data collections:

National Reporting Framework for Indigenous housing

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termNational Housing Data Development Committee
Reference documents:Help on this termCommunity Housing and Infrastructure Needs Survey (CHINS) Australia, 2001 Data Dictionary

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See also Dwelling—permanency status Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017

See also Dwelling—permanency status Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

See also Dwelling—utility status (sewerage system), code N Housing assistance, Retired 01/05/2013

See also Dwelling—utility status (water supply) Housing assistance, Retired 01/05/2013

See also Dwelling—utility status (water supply), code N Housing assistance, Retired 01/05/2013

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