Adoption—number of placements, total N[NN]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Number of adoption placements
METeOR identifier:470119
Registration status:Community Services (retired), Standard 20/05/2013
Definition:The total number of children placed with their adoptive parents.
Data Element Concept:Adoption—number of placements

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Total
Data type:Number
Format:N[NN]
Maximum character length:3

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

For local and intercountry adoptions, data are collected on children who were placed with their adoptive families during the reporting period, regardless of the status of their adoption order. 'Placed with their adoptive families' refers to when the child enters the home.

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Adoptions DSS 2011-13 Community Services (retired), Standard 20/05/2013

DSS specific attributes +