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Definition: Conventional dwelling


Generally defined as a room or suite of rooms and its accessories (e.g. lobbies, corridors) in a permanent building or structurally separated part thereof which has been designed for habitation by one private household all the year round and is not at the time of the census used wholly for non-residential purposes.
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