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Religious group code (ASCRG 2011) N[NNN]

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Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term493240
Registration status:Help on this termTasmanian Health, Endorsed 01/09/2016
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 07/11/2012
Definition:Help on this termThe ASCRG (2011) code set representing religious groups.

Representational attributes

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Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[NNN]
Maximum character length:Help on this term4

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Religious group code (ASCRG 2005) N[NNN] Community Services (retired), Superseded 07/11/2012

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Person—religious affiliation, code (ASCRG 2011) N[NNN] Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 01/09/2016
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 30/09/2012

Classification scheme attributes

Classification scheme:Australian Standard Classification of Religious Groups 2011
Synonymous names:Help on this termASCRG 2011
METeOR identifier:Help on this term493238
Registration status:Help on this termTasmanian Health, Endorsed 01/09/2016
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 30/09/2012
Definition:Help on this termThe Australian Bureau of Statistics classification for religions of the Australian population.
Classification structure:Help on this termThe ASCRG has a three level hierarchical structure. In the classification religions are grouped into progressively broader categories on the basis of similarity in terms of religious beliefs, religious practices and cultural heritage adherents.

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termIndexes in alphabetical and numerical order and concordance 1991 to 1996 and 1996 to 1991 available, see Origin.

Source and reference attributes

Steward:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Help on this term

Australian Bureau of Statistics 2011. Australian Standard Classification of Religious Groups. Cat No. 1266.0. Canberra: ABS. Viewed 21 August 2012.

Reference documents:Help on this term

Australian Bureau of Statistics. 1998. A Guide to Major ABS Classifications 1998. Cat No. 1291.0. ABS, Canberra. Viewed 4 January 2005.

Revision status:Help on this termOriginal 1996 - Standard
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