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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).

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)

VET:

  • Student Enrolment (VEN)

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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