Dictionary, Census of Population, 2021
Marginal dwelling occupied by usual residents

Release date: November 17, 2021Updated on: April 27, 2022

Definition

An occupied private dwelling which, because it was not built, maintained or converted for year-round use, does not meet the two conditions for year-round occupancy (a source of heat or power and shelter from the elements). To be included, the marginal dwelling must be occupied by a person or a group of persons who have no other usual place of residence. Examples of occupied marginal dwellings are non-winterized cottages or cabins and unconverted barns or garages.

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Classification(s)

Reported in

2021,Footnote 1 2016,Footnote 1 2011,Footnote 1 2006, 2001, 1996, 1991, 1986 and 1981.Footnote 2

Reported for

Not applicable

Question number(s)

Not applicable

Responses

Not applicable

Remarks

For more information on the dwelling population of interest, refer to the Type of Dwelling Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2021, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98‑500‑X.

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