Dictionary, Census of Population, 2021
Rent, monthly cash

Release date: November 17, 2021


Refers to the monthly cash rent paid by tenant households.

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

Renter households in non-farm private dwellings

Question number(s)

Direct variable: Question E8a)


Rented without payment of cash rent; Dollar value


Also included are parking fees paid with the rent, if any. See also the shelter cost definition.


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