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315 Gender code

Description

A code which identifies the sex of a person

Details

Version: 1.1
First year: 2009
Last year: 2009
Field name: GENDER
Element name: Gender code

Code format:

Data Type: Alphanumeric
Units: Code (alphanumeric)
Width: 1

Classification

CODE MEANING
F Female
M Male

Coding notes

The following additional codes are used in DEEWR datasets but were NOT reported by the Higher Education Provider/VET Provider:

CODE MEANING
U No information

Providers should make a determination of the gender of the person where the information has not been provided by the person.

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

Input files

Higher Education Student:

  • Commonwealth Assisted Students (DU)
  • Student Enrolment (EN)
  • Electronic Commonwealth Assistance (PO)
  • Past Course Completions (PS)
  • Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN)

Higher Education Staff:

  • Actual Casual (CA)
  • Staff Full-time and Fractional Full-time (FT)

VET:

  • Commonwealth Assisted Students (VDU)
  • Student Enrolment (VEN)
  • Electronic Commonwealth Assistance Form (VPO)
  • VET Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN)

Change History

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


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