Marital status code N
Value Domain Attributes
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
A code set representing the marital status of a person.
Collection and usage attributes
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Refers to the current marital status of a person.
CODE 2 Widowed
This code usually refers to registered marriages but when self-reported may also refer to de facto marriages.
CODE 4 Separated
This code refers to registered marriages but when self-reported may also refer to de facto marriages.
CODE 5 Married (registered and de facto)
Includes people who have been divorced or widowed but have since re-married, and should be generally accepted as applicable to all de facto couples, including of the same sex.
CODE 6 Not stated/inadequately described
This code is not for use on primary collection forms. It is primarily for use in administrative collections when transferring data from data sets where the item has not been collected.
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
The ABS standards for the collection of Social and Registered marital status appear on the ABS Website. Australian Bureau of Statistics. Family, household and income unit variables. Cat. no. 1286.0. Canberra: ABS.
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Person—marital status, code N