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Household—main language other than English spoken at home, yes/no code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termMain language other than English spoken at home indicator
Synonymous names:Help on this termNESB indicator; non-English speaking background indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term608028
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017
Definition:Help on this term

An indicator of whether a language other than English is the primary language spoken at home among members of a household, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Household—main language other than English spoken at home

Value domain attributes

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
1Yes
2No
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 9    Not stated/inadequately described

This code is not for use in primary data collections.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 1  Yes

A language other than English is the primary language spoken at home among members of a household.

CODE 2    No

English is the primary language spoken at home among members of a household.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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

AIHW (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare) 2014. Community housing national data collection, Jurisdiction process manual 2013-14. Canberra: AIHW.

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Household—main language other than English spoken at home, yes/no code N Housing assistance, Superseded 30/08/2017

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
All attributes +

Community Housing DSS 2018- Housing assistance, Standard 10/05/2019

DSS specific attributes +

Tenancy/vacancy cluster (Mainstream community housing) Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017

DSS specific attributes +
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