Australian Bureau of Statistics
4240.0.55.002 - National Early Childhood Education and Care Collection: Data Collection Guide, 2011
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MAXIMUM PRESCHOOL PROGRAM HOURS AVAILABLE
Concept: Maximum preschool program hours available.
Nominal definition: The maximum number of hours of the preschool program that was made available to the child.
Operational definition: The maximum number of hours of the preschool program that was made available to the child. Where this data element is not able to be reported accurately at an individual child level, for each preschool program, count the total hours enrolled for the child with the highest enrolment hours during the reference period, and record this total for all children enrolled in that preschool program.
Supporting data elements: Preschool program hours enrolled
Standard Jurisdictional Output Categories
Representation class: Total
Data type: Number
Format: N[N], for example: 15
Maximum character length: 2
Unit of measure: Hour (h)
2.1.7 LEGAL VALUE CHECKS
Guide for Use
CODE ns - Unknown
For use when the maximum hours available to the child is unknown, not stated or inadequately described. Where the maximum hours available are unknown, the ABS requests that jurisdictions identify the reason for the unknown response and document any follow-up processes undertaken.
Related aggregate data elements: Maximum preschool program hours available.
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