Adoption—adoption organisation sector, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Adoption arranging organisation sector
Synonymous names:Adoption arranging body
METeOR identifier:470206
Registration status:Community Services (retired), Standard 20/05/2013

The sector in which the organisation responsible for arranging the finalised adoption operates, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Adoption—adoption organisation sector

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
1Government (public)
2Non-government (private)
Supplementary values:
9Not stated, /inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

CODE 1   Government (public)
The government (public) sector comprises all government units and non-market non-profit institutions (NPIs) that are controlled and mainly financed by government. This includes all public corporations and the general government sector represented by the three levels of government.

CODE 2   Non-government (private)
The non-government (private) sector comprises all non-profit institutions (NPIs) and corporations not controlled by the general government other than non-market NPIs that are controlled and mainly financed by government.


Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:


Reference documents:

Australian Bureau of Statistics 2013. Standard Economic Sector Classifications of Australia (SESCA), 2008, Version 1.1, ABS cat no. 1218.0. Canberra: ABS.

Data element attributes

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Has been superseded by Adoption—adoption organisation sector, code N Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

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

DSS specific attributes +