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
Definition:

A code set representing Indigenous status.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
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.
Comments:

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