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Dwelling—number of days vacant, total N[NNN]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termVacant days
METeOR identifier:Help on this term608070
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017
Definition:Help on this term

The total number of days a dwelling is untenanted.

Data Element Concept:Dwelling—number of days vacant

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termTotal
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[NNN]
Maximum character length:Help on this term4
Unit of measure:Help on this termDay

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

In housing assistance a vacancy episode occurs when a dwelling is untenanted, but is available to be tenanted. The number of days in each vacancy episode is calculated by subtracting the date the dwelling was last occupied from the date the dwelling was first vacated. The vacancy start date is generally the day after the previous household has ended their tenancy, i.e. equal to Dwelling—vacancy start date, DDMMYYYY on the Household (housing assistance) cluster. The vacancy end date is the day that the next household starts their tenancy in the dwelling, i.e. equal to Dwelling—vacancy end date, DDMMYYYY of the previous household.

Source and reference attributes

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 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Dwelling—number of days vacant, total N[NNN] Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Dwelling history (housing assistance) cluster Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017

Public Housing and State Owned and Managed Indigenous housing (PH & SOMIH) DSS 2018- Housing assistance, Standard 10/05/2019

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