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Household Characteristics

Household

Part A - Plain language definition:

Not applicable

Part B - Detailed definition:

Refers to a person or a group of persons (other than foreign residents) who occupy the same dwelling and do not have a usual place of residence elsewhere in Canada. It may consist of a family group (census family) with or without other persons, of two or more families sharing a dwelling, of a group of unrelated persons, or of one person living alone. Household members who are temporarily absent on Census Day (e.g., temporary residents elsewhere) are considered as part of their usual household. For census purposes, every person is a member of one and only one household. Unless otherwise specified, all data in household reports are for private households only.

Households are classified into three groups: private households, collective households and households outside Canada.

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NOTE: Inclusion of Non-Census Estimates

This variable includes both Statistics Canada Census data and projected data provided by the City of Saskatoon. Statistics Canada conducts a census every 5 years and Community View includes data for all census years since 1996. The Citys projected data provides modeled estimates, based on the Census data, for years between Census, and makes the most recent projection available through CommunityView.

To see the most recent projected data select (estimate) as the data type under the Subvariable or Chart function.