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2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 2006 (Reissue)  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 17/11/2006  Reissue
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Level of Highest Educational Attainment
This variable is coded for non-school qualifications using the Australian Standard Classification of Education (ASCED). It records the highest educational achievement a person has attained.
Applicable to: Persons aged 15 years and over
1 Postgraduate Degree Level
10 Postgraduate Degree Level, nfd
11 Doctoral Degree Level
12 Master Degree Level
2 Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate Level
20 Graduate Diploma and Graduate Certificate Level, nfd
21 Graduate Diploma Level
22 Graduate Certificate Level
3 Bachelor Degree Level
31 Bachelor Degree Level
4 Advanced Diploma and Diploma Level
40 Advanced Diploma and Diploma Level, nfd
41 Advanced Diploma and Associate Degree Level
42 Diploma Level
5 Certificate Level
50 Certificate Level, nfd
500 Certificate Level, nfd
51 Certificate III & IV Level
510 Certificate III & IV Level, nfd
511 Certificate IV
514 Certificate III
52 Certificate I & II Level
520 Certificate I & II Level, nfd
521 Certificate II
524 Certificate I
6 School Education Level
611 Year 12
613 Year 11
621 Year 10
622 Year 9
067 Year 8 or below
Supplementary codes
001 Inadequately described
998 No educational attainment
&&& Not stated
@@@ Not applicable
VVV Overseas visitor
Total number of categories:
one digit level 6
two digit level 13
three digit level 17
Not applicable (@@@) category comprises:
Persons aged under 15 years

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