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944 Low SES indicator


An indicator of the socio-economic background of a student


First year:2005
Last year:-
Field name:Low SES indicator
Element name:Low SES indicator

Code format:

Data Type:Numeric
Units:Code (numeric)


0Not Low SESAll other cases
1Low SESThe students' postcode of permanent home residence is matched against the Opens in a new window: 2011 SEIFA Index of Education and Occupation by postal area where postal areas containing the bottom 25% of the population aged 15‑64 on the SEIFA file are classified as Low SES.

Coding notes

This element is not used in files provided to the department by universities; it is a "derived" element used in the department's output datasets.

Input files

​Derived element

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