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Residence type

  • Mnemonic reference


  • Applicability


  • Type

    Primary variable


This defines the type of residence a person lives in. It categories people as living in households or living in a communal establishment.


Total number of categories 2

Code Name
P Private
C Communal

Source question or variables

This is a processing generated field and as such doesn’t have a source question. The code is generated from the type of questionnaire that was completed by the individual.

Reason for asking

This variable was used as a filter to differentiate those people living in a household or in a communal establishment.