census

the 2000 population and housing census

Year 2000 | Year 1990
 

Key indicators and Important tables of the population and households, Population and Housing Census 1990 and 2000
Indicators Important Tables Table1 Table2 Table3 Table4
     
 
Table 3 Private households by type of living quarters, tenure of living quarters and area*
 
     
Type of living quarters and tenure of living quarters  
Total
Municipal Area  
Non-municipal Area  
Households
Percent
Households
Percent
Households
Percent
Type of living quarters
15,877,186
100.0
5,253,791
100.0
10,623,394
100.0
Detached house
12,336,555
77.7
2,667,008
50.8
9,669,550
91.0
Town house
586,716
3.7
422,123
8.0
164,595
1.5
Apartment, flat, condomenium and others
470,469
3.0
422,436
8.0
48,039
0.5
Row house
1,007,750
6.3
712,355
13.6
295,391
2.8
Brick row house
969,659
6.1
784,791
14.9
184,863
1.7
Room
83,514
0.5
62,508
1.2
21,006
0.2
Mobile
8,897
0.1
5,122
0.1
3,772
0.0
Others 1/
413,626
2.6
177,455
3.4
236,171
2.2
Tenure of living quarters
15,877,186
100.0
5,253,791
100.0
10,623,394
100.0
Owner
12,512,708
78.8
3,129,390
59.6
9,383,316
88.3
Hire purchaser
261,209
1.6
164,172
3.1
97,040
0.9
Rent
1,673,639
10.5
1,358,290
25.9
315,352
3.0
Payment in kind for service
260,632
1.6
141,679
2.7
118,953
1.1
Rent free
792,936
5.0
351,235
6.7
441,698
4.2
Unknown
376,074
2.4
109,033
2.1
267,034
2.5
     
  3/ Non-permanent materials include local materials and waste or reused materials.
4/ Ownership includes owner or hire purchaser.
5/ Sanitary types of toilet include flush latrine or moulded bucket latrine.
6/ Safe drinking water includes bottled drinking water, tap water, rain water or private well.