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316 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander code

Description

A code which identifies whether or not the student/applicant identifies herself or himself as being of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent.

Details

Version: 1.2
First year: 2010
Last year: 2011
Field name: ABORIG-TORRES
Element name: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander code

Code format:

Data Type: Numeric
Units: Code (numeric)
Width: 1

Classification

CODE MEANING
2
Non indigenous – neither Aboriginal nor Torres Strait Islander origin
3
Of Aboriginal origin but not Torres Strait Islander
4
Of Torres Strait Islander origin but not Aboriginal
5
Both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander origin
9
No information

Coding notes

Applications and Offers Data Collection:

​HEPS - Provision of data is discretionary in both submissions (TACs - Provision of data is discretionary in both preliminary and detailed submissions).

Please refer to the Glossary for further information about terminology used in this document.

Input files

Higher Education:

  • Student Enrolment (EN)
  • Past Course Completions (PS)

Staff:

  • Full-time and Fractional Full-time (FT)

Applications and Offers:

  • Application Details (AD)
  • Actual Casual Staff (CA)

VET:

  • Student Enrolment (VEN)

Change History

Details of all versions of this data element can be found on its supporting information page.


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