Dictionary, Census of Population, 2021
Annual payment for water and other municipal services

Release date: November 17, 2021


Refers to yearly payments (last 12 months) for water and other municipal services.

Statistical unit(s)


Reported in

2021 and 2016 (25% sample); 2011Footnote 1 (30% sample); 2006, 2001, 1996, 1991, 1986 and 1981 (20% sample). For availability prior to 1981, refer to Appendix 2.1.

Reported for

Private households in non-farm dwellings

Question number(s)

Direct variable: Question E7c)


None; Included in rent or other payments; Dollar value


See also the shelter cost definition.

Before the 1991 Census, the response categories 'None' and 'Included in rent or other payments' were grouped into a single category.


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