Definition: Kitchen

Population censuses - UNECE

A kitchen is defined as a room (or part of a room) of at least 4 square metres or two metres wide that has been designed and equipped for the preparation of the principal meals and is used for that purpose, irrespective of whether it is also used for eating, sleeping or living.
United Nations Statistical Commission and Economic Commission for Europe, “Recommendations for the 2000 censuses of population and housing in the ECE region”, Statistical Standards and Studies, New York and Geneva, 1998

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