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Dwelling—permanency status, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termDwelling permanency status
METeOR identifier:Help on this term662982
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017
Definition:Help on this term

Whether or not a dwelling is permanent, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Dwelling—permanency status

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

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

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 9    Not stated/inadequately described

This code is not for use in primary data collections.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 1    Yes

A dwelling that has fixed walls, roof and doors. They usually have kitchen and bathroom facilities, although this is not necessary, provided these facilities could be built into the dwelling. These dwellings are made from regular building materials and are intended for long-term residential use.

CODE 2    No

A structure used as a place of residence which does not meet the building requirements to be considered as a permanent dwelling. Includes caravans, tin sheds without internal walls, humpies, dongas or other makeshift shelters.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Reference documents:Help on this term

Community Housing and Infrastructure Needs Survey (CHINS) Australia, 2001 Data Dictionary

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Dwelling—permanency status, code N Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
All attributes +

Dwelling file cluster (Indigenous 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 +
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