The standard international country code, used in conjunction with landline telephone, mobile telephone and facsimile numbers that also describes the location of an entity, as represented by a one-to-five digit number.
The standard international country code, used in conjunction with landline telephone, mobile telephone and facsimile numbers that also describes the location of an entity.
A list of the standard international country codes can be found at:
A country code can consist of one-digit up to five-digits; no leading numbers should be entered if the number is less than 5 digits.
When a country code is used in conjunction with an area code and phone number it should be arranged in the following order.
(Country code) + (Area Code) + phone number
Code 61 - Australia
Country codes should be stored as the 1-5 numbers in a row, but rules can be set up to display the number in a different format, e.g. ## ###.
Country codes are also usually defined with a ‘+’ prefix, this is common for all country codes and can be added to the display via a rule. It should not be stored.
See also Address—Australian area code, code NN Community Services, Standard 06/02/2012
See also Address—telephone number, text X[(16)] Community Services, Standard 06/02/2012, Tasmanian Health, Draft 12/09/2012, WA Health, Draft 23/08/2012
Electronic contact details data dictionary Community Services, Standard 06/02/2012