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ELEVATOR
Elevator in structure

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Description

ELEVATOR indicates whether housing units in the building had access to a passenger elevator.

Comparability — Index

GENERAL
Romania
United States

Comparability — General

This variable is generally comparable, apart from the stated universe differences.

Comparability — Romania [top]

Only buildings intended for habitation are to report elevators. Non-functional elevators are counted as long as the installation has not been removed.

Comparability — United States [top]

The 1980 samples explicitly included stairway elevators and wheelchair lifts as elevators.

Universe

  • France 1968: Not group quarters
  • France 1975: Not group quarters
  • France 1982: Not group quarters
  • France 2006: Households in ordinary dwellings
  • France 2011: Households in ordinary dwellings
  • Jordan 2004: All households
  • Portugal 2001: All households
  • Portugal 2011: All collective dwellings and conventional and improvised private dwellings
  • Romania 1977: All households
  • Spain 1991: Dwellings with building information
  • Spain 2011: Buildings designed mainly or exclusively as dwellings
  • United States 1960: Not group quarters; only buildings with 4+ stories; only in cities with 50,000+ residents
  • United States 1980: Not group quarters; only buildings with 4+ stories

Availability

  • France: 1968, 1975, 1982, 2006, 2011
  • Jordan: 2004
  • Portugal: 2001, 2011
  • Romania: 1977
  • Spain: 1991, 2011
  • United States: 1960, 1980