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Discrete Indigenous community—Indigenous community identifier, N(8)A

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termDiscrete Indigenous community ID
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270296
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Standard 01/03/2005 [Non DictionaryHelp on this term]
Indigenous, Endorsed 11/09/2012
Definition:Help on this termA unique identifier for a discrete Indigenous community.
Context:Help on this termThe number of discrete Indigenous communities and the number of dwellings and persons within these communities are the basic counting units in identifying housing assistance to Indigenous people and as such it is essential to be able to uniquely identify these communities.
Data Element Concept:Discrete Indigenous community—Indigenous community identifier

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termIdentifier
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termN(8)A
Maximum character length:Help on this term9

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Collection and usage attributes

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This metadata item uses the unique national identifier allocated by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) to each community. The first six digits are based on the Indigenous location as defined by the ABS. The last two digits are sequential numbers within the Indigenous location. See Population Distribution, Indigenous Australians, Census 1996 (Cat. No. 4705.0) for Indigenous locations.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termNational Housing Data Development Committee
Origin:Help on this termCommunity Housing and Infrastructure Needs Survey (CHINS) Australia, 2001 Data Dictionary
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