Dwelling—number of bedrooms, total N[NN]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Number of bedrooms
METeOR identifier:608497
Registration status:Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017
Definition:

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

Representational attributes

Representation class:Total
Data type:Number
Format:N[NN]
Maximum character length:3
Supplementary values:
ValueMeaning
999Not stated/inadequately described
Unit of measure:Bedroom

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Collection methods:

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

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Steward:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Dwelling—number of bedrooms, total N[NN] Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017, Community Services (retired), Standard 19/09/2013

See also Dwelling—number of tenancy/rental units, total N[N] Housing assistance, Retired 01/05/2013

See also Dwelling—structure type, code N[N] Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017

See also Dwelling—structure type, code N[N] Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

Community Housing DSS 2018- Housing assistance, Standard 10/05/2019

DSS specific attributes +

Dwelling (housing assistance) cluster Housing assistance, Superseded 19/12/2017

DSS specific attributes +

Dwelling (housing assistance) cluster Housing assistance, Standard 19/12/2017

DSS specific attributes +

Dwelling file cluster (Indigenous community housing) Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017

DSS specific attributes +

Dwelling file cluster (Mainstream community housing) Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017

DSS specific attributes +

Indigenous Community Housing DSS 2018- Housing assistance, Standard 10/05/2019

DSS specific attributes +

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

DSS specific attributes +

Tenancy/vacancy cluster (Mainstream community housing) Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017

DSS specific attributes +