A code indicating use of a language other than English at the person's permanent home residence
|Element name:||Language spoken at home code|
|Units:||Code (numeric), right justified, with leading zeros if needed|
|0001||Person speaks only English at permanent home residence|
Main language other than English spoken at permanent home residence:
|1000 to 1199||Non‑English language code from languages classification|
|1300 to 9799||Non‑English language code from languages classification|
|9998||Non‑English language spoken but no information on the language|
|9999||No information on whether or not a Non‑English language is spoken at permanent home residence by a person|
To record that a person speaks only English at a permanent home residence use 0001 rather than the ABS code of 1201.
Code 8000 may be used to report an Indigenous Australian language where the individual language is not known or identified.
Applications and Offers only
HEPs / TACs
Data is discretionary in all submissions.
For TACs refer to TAC Data Elements Map for more information.
Please refer to the Glossary for further information about terminology used in this document.
Higher Education Student:
- Past Course Completions (PS)
- Student Enrolment File (EN)
- Enrolment Revisions (ER)
Higher Education Staff:
- Staff Full-time and Fractional Full-time (FT)
University Applications and Offers:
- Application Details (AD)
- Student Enrolment (VEN)
- VET Enrolment Revisions (VER)
Details of all versions of this data element can be found on its supporting information page.
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