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A resident can also be considered to be part of a ‘household’ which, according to the Household Projections: England prepared by the Department for Communities and Local Government, is defined in the 2011 Census as:
The term ‘resident’ is also used to refer to citizens of countries, i.e. the ‘right of residence’, which affects whether or not an individual has the right to remain in the country, the obligation to pay tax, the right to medical care, and so on. In the UK, someone is classed as a resident if:
- They spend 183 or more days in the UK in a tax year.
- Their only home is in the UK (they must have owned, rented or lived in the home for at least 91 days in total), and within a tax year they spend at least 30 days there.
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