Dictionary, Census of Population, 2021
Owner household

Release date: November 17, 2021


Owner household refers to a private household where some member of the household owns the dwelling, even if it is still being paid for.

Statistical unit(s)


Reported in

2021 and 2016 (25% sample); 2011Footnote 1 (30% sample); 2006, 2001, 1996, 1991, 1986Footnote 2 and 1981Footnote 3 (20% sample). For availability prior to 1981, refer to Appendix 2.1.

Reported for

Owner households in private dwellings

Question number(s)

Derived variable: Questions E1 and E1b)


Not applicable


For more information, refer to the Census Dictionary: Private household and Tenure.


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