The reporting year and period to which the individual data record relates.
|Field name:||REPORTING YEAR / PERIOD|
|Element name:||Reporting Year and Period Code|
|Units:||YYYYp (1 four digit year sub-field and 1 one digit sub-field)|
|19891 to 99992||Reporting year in ‘YYYY’ format, then Reporting period in ‘p’ format|
This element describes the Reporting Year and Reporting period to which this record relates.
1st 4 digits (YYYY) = Reporting Year (e.g. 1989)
5th digit (p) = Reporting Period coded as “1” or “2” *
* Reporting period is defined as a ‘1’ if record relates to date between 1 Jan – 30 Jun, and ’2’ if date between 1 Jul- 31 Dec.
Past Course Completions, Full-Time and Fractional Full time, Actual Casual and Estimated Casual submissions: records apply to the calendar year in which the course was completed. The reporting period for the year is to be coded as “1’.
Please refer to the Glossary for further information about terminology used in this document.
Higher Education Student:
- Commonwealth Scholarships (CS)
- Student Enrolment (EN)
- Past Course Completions (PS)
Higher Education Staff:
- Full Time Fractional Full Time (FT)
- Actual Casual (CA)
- Estimated Casual (EC)
- Student Enrolment (VEN)
- VET Course Completions (VCC)
Details of all versions of this data element can be found on its supporting information page.