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Definition: Type of ownership


This topic refers to the type of ownership of the dwellings and not that of the land on which the dwelling stands.
 - Owner-occupied
This includes all dwellings which are used wholly or partly for own occupation by the owner.

 - Other types of ownership
These could be in private ownership, owned by local or central government and/or housing non-profit organisations, or in other types of ownership.
Eurostat, "Guidelines and table programme for the Community programme of population and housing censuses in 2001, Vol. 2: Table Programme", Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, Luxembourg, 1999