Definition: Collective living quarters

Category: Demography

This category comprises separate and independent sets of premises which are designed for habitation by large groups of individuals or several households and which are used as the usual residence of at least one person at the time of the census.  This heading covers hotels, rooming houses and other lodging houses, institutions and camps.
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