Adoption Indigenous status code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Value Domain
METeOR identifier:651228
Registration status:Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016

A code set representing Indigenous status.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
1Indigenous Australian
2Other Australian

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

For use in Adoptions data collections.

CODE 1   Indigenous

Record this code if the person is:

  • Aboriginal but not Torres Strait Islander origin
  • Torres Strait Islander but not Aboriginal origin
  • Both Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander origin.

CODE 2   Other Australian

Record this code if the person is:

  • Neither Aboriginal nor Torres Strait Islander origin
  • Of unknown Indigenous status.

This metadata item is not based on the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) standard for Indigenous status. For information on the Indigenous status standard refer to the Person—Indigenous status, code N data element.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Steward:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:

Adoption—Indigenous status, code N Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016