Type of Dwelling



Definition


Codelist
1. Terraced house/Townhouse - A house with two or more floors, with its own access at street level and with its own airspace and no underlying structures that are not part of the house itself. A terraced or town house is attached to other structures on both sides. This housing category includes a corner house at the end of a row of terraced houses.
2. Semi-detached house (including villa, bungalow, converted farmhouse, etc.) - A house with its own airspace and no underlying structures that are not part of the house itself, which is attached to other structures on one side only. A house that is attached to another structure on one side and a drive-in on the other side is also considered as a semi-detached house.
3. Fully-detached house (including villa, bungalow, converted farmhouse, etc.) - A house with its own airspace and no underlying structures that are not part of the house itself, which is surrounded all round by a yard, drive-in or similar and does not touch any other structure.
4. Maisonette/Ground floor tenement - A self-contained room or suite of rooms with separate entrance accessible from the street and is either at ground level with overlying habitation or at first floor with underlying habitation. This housing category includes tenements with our without their own space.
5. Flat/Apartment/Penthouse - A self-contained room or suite of rooms with a separate entrance accessible from a common passage, landing or stairway.
6. Semi-detached unconverted farmhouse
7. Fully-detached unconverted farmhouse
8. Suite of rooms forming part of a housing unit
9. Garage
10. Other type


Source(s)

Statistical Classification: Type of Dwelling


Related Variable(s)
Tenure status of households


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