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Highest education level code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270690
Registration status:Help on this termCommunity Services (retired), Superseded 29/04/2006
Definition:Help on this termA code set representing highest level of education achieved.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Degree or higher
2Diploma or Advanced Diploma
3Certificate
4Senior Secondary Education (e.g. Year 12, Senior Secondary Certificate of Education)
5Junior Secondary Education (e.g. Year 10)
6Primary School Education
7Did not attend primary or secondary school
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termThe value domain can be linked to categories specified in the Level of Education classification of the Australian Standard Classification of Education (ASCED). This classification allows for data to be collected at a greater level of detail if desired. In this case valid codes from the ASCED should be used as the value domain.

Source and reference attributes

Origin:Help on this termAustralian Bureau of Statistics 2001. Australian Standard Classification of Education (ASCED) 2001. Cat. no. 1272.0. Canberra: ABS. Reference through: http://www.abs.gov.au/Ausstats/abs@.nsf/StatsLibrary

Relational attributes

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Has been superseded by Education level code NN Community Services (retired), Standard 29/04/2006

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Person—level of highest educational attainment, code N Community Services (retired), Superseded 29/04/2006

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