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Highest year of school completed code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
Synonymous names:Help on this termHighest level of schooling completed
METeOR identifier:Help on this term375996
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 28/04/2016
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012
Definition:Help on this term

A code set representing the highest level of education completed.

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
1Year 12
2Year 11
3Year 10
4Year 9
5Year 8 or below
6No schooling
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Highest level of schooling includes study at a secondary education level which might, for example, be undertaken at a Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institution (ABS, 2002).

Record the code for the highest year of schooling completed, regardless of the institution or location where that study took place. If a year of schooling had been commenced but not completed, the code for the year below should be used.

Only one option may be selected.

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This metadata item maps to the Australian Bureau of Statistics standard 'Highest year of school completed'.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Reference documents:Help on this term

Australian Bureau of Statistics 2002. Education variables. ABS cat. no. 1246.0. Canberra: ABS

Relational attributes

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Has been superseded by Highest year of school completed code N Health, Standard 28/04/2016

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Person—highest year of school completed, code N Health, Superseded 28/04/2016
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012

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