Proficiency in spoken English code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
|Registration status:||Health, Candidate 15/11/2021|
Homelessness, Standard 10/08/2018
A code set representing the level of ability to speak English.
|Maximum character length:||1|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
CODE 7 Not applicable
This code is used for respondents who do not speak a language other than English for their first language spoken and/or do not speak a language other than English at home.
CODE 9 Not stated/inadequately described
This code is not to be used on primary collection forms. It is primarily for use in administrative collections when transferring data from data sets where the item has not been collected.
A question on proficiency in spoken English is asked of respondents whose first language spoken is a language other than English, or those who speak a language other than English at home.
Source and reference attributes
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
ABS (Australian Bureau of Statistics) Standards for statistics on cultural and language diversity 1999. ABS cat. no. 1289.0. Canberra: ABS.Viewed 27 October 2017, http://www.abs.gov.au/Ausstats/abs@.nsf/mf/1289.0.
ABS 2016. Language standards, 2016. ABS cat. no. 1200.0.55.005. Canberra: ABS. Viewed 27 October 2017, http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/mf/1200.0.55.005.
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Proficiency in spoken English code N Housing assistance, Standard 10/02/2006, Health, Standard 01/03/2005, Disability, Standard 13/08/2015, Community Services (retired), Standard 01/03/2005
|Data elements implementing this value domain:|
Person—proficiency in spoken English, code N Health, Candidate 15/11/2021