Definition: Tenure status of household

Social statistics

This concept refers to the arrangement under which a private household occupies their housing unit. Private households should, according to the Census recommendations, be classified by tenure status as follows:
 - 1. Households of which a member of the household is the owner of the housing unit
 - 2. Households of which a member is a tenant of the housing unit
 - 3. Households occupying all or part of a housing unit under some other form of tenure.
Source:
Harmonisation of recommended core units, variables and classifications, 2000 Edition, Eurostat, p.16
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