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Australian state/territory code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term718228
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standardisation pending 29/07/2019
Definition:Help on this term

The code set representing Australian states and territories.

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
1New South Wales
2Victoria
3Queensland
4South Australia
5Western Australia
6Tasmania
7Northern Territory
8Australian Capital Territory
9Other territories (Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Christmas Island and Jervis Bay Territory)

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

The order presented here is the standard for the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). Other organisations (including the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare) publish data in state order based on population (that is, Western Australia before South Australia and Australian Capital Territory before Northern Territory).

Source and reference attributes

Reference documents:Help on this term

Australian Bureau of Statistics 2016. Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS). Cat No. 1270.0. Australian Bureau of Statistics, Canberra. Viewed 19 July 2019, https://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/Lookup/
1270.0.55.001Main+Features10018July%202016?OpenDocument

Relational attributes

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See also ACT-prioritised Australian state/territory code AA[A] Commonwealth Department of Health, Standard 17/12/2015

See also ACT-prioritised Australian state/territory code N Commonwealth Department of Health, Standard 14/10/2015

Supersedes Australian state/territory code N Housing assistance, Standard 03/08/2005, Health, Standard 03/08/2005, Early Childhood, Standard 21/05/2010, Homelessness, Standard 01/05/2013, Tasmanian Health, Draft 23/07/2012, Indigenous, Endorsed 13/03/2015, Commonwealth Department of Health, Candidate 16/07/2015, Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016, Community Services (retired), Standard 03/08/2005, ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Birth event—state/territory of birth, code N Health, Standardisation pending 29/07/2019

Establishment—Australian state/territory identifier, code N Health, Standardisation pending 06/08/2019

Person—Australian state/territory identifier, code N Health, Standardisation pending 06/08/2019

Service provider organisation—Australian state/territory identifier, code N Health, Standardisation pending 06/08/2019

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