Key Information Set 2015/16 - Provider beds - lower quartile cost
Key Information Set 2015/16
Fields required from institutions in England
Provider beds - lower quartile cost
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This field records the lower quartile annual cost of provider owned/sponsored beds.
|Applicable to||England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales|
All providers where Location.INSTBEDS exists
This field should contain the lower quartile of the annual costs of a bed-space in provider owned/sponsored accommodation. This field should be omitted where no such accommodation exists.
There are many different ways to calculate quartiles, all of which are acceptable. Guidance on calculating quartiles can be found at http://mathworld.wolfram.com/Quartile.html.
This field should only represent accommodation available to undergraduates, and should be based on the bed spaces included in Location.INSTBEDS.
This field can contain values in the range 0-99999, validation will restrict the range to 1500-15000.
Further guidance is available in the Accommodation costs document.
This field must be completed if Institution.INSTBEDS exists.
Quality rules relating to this field are displayed here.
KIS data item.
Data type: ANNCOSTSType
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