Number of rooms, dwelling

Mnemonic (reference code): NORDUK

Definition: This variable provides information on the number of rooms in the dwelling. On the final output database it applies to all dwellings. For an unshared dwelling it repeats the information given in NORHUK for the household. For shared dwellings, it is defined as the sum of the number of rooms (NORHUK) in each of the households in the dwelling. If any of the households in the dwelling is vacant or is a second or holiday home, the number of rooms is not available for that household so the total for the dwelling cannot be derived.

Applicability: All occupied household spaces, UK




01 - 99

1 to 99 rooms singly


Not applicable

Total number of categories: 100

Not applicable (XX) comprises: All household spaces with no residents.



Census Areas Statistics (CAS), Census Areas Statistics Theme (CAST), Key Statistics (KS) and Univariate (UV) tables are available for all census areas.

Standard (S) and Theme (T) tables are available at ST Ward/ST Postcode Sector and above.