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346 Country of birth code

Description

A code representing the country of birth of a student

Details

Version:1.1
First year:2009
Last year:2011
Field name:COUNTRY-BIRTH
Element name:Country of birth code

Code format:

Data Type:Numeric
Units:Code (numeric)
Width:4

Classification

CODEMEANING
1100Student was born in Australia
1200 to 9299Overseas country code from countries classification for student who was born outside Australia
9998No information on country for student who was born outside Australia
9999No information on whether born in Australia or not

Coding notes

Input files

Higher Education Student:

  • Past Course Completions (PS)
  • Enrolment (EN)
  • Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN)

VET:

  • VET Enrolment (VEN)
  • VET Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN)

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

Change History

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


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