Adoption—adoption placement, total N[NN]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Number of adoption placements
METeOR identifier:722849
Registration status:Children and Families, Standard 02/12/2019
Definition:

The total number of children placed with adoptive families.

Data Element Concept:Adoption—adoption placement

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Count
Data type:Number
Format:N[NN]
Maximum character length:3

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Steward:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

For local and intercountry adoptions, data are collected on children who were placed with their adoptive families during the reporting period, regardless of the status of their adoption order. 'Placed with their adoptive families' refers to when the child enters Australia for intercountry adoptions, or when the child is taken into the care of the prospective adoptive parent(s).

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Steward:Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Relational attributes

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Adoptions DSS 2018-19 Children and Families, Standard 02/12/2019

DSS specific attributes +