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Short nameTRANS

This field records the transgender status of the member of staff.

Applicable toScotland

Optional for all providers in Scotland

Valid entries and labels
98Prefer not to say
99Not available

This field records the transgender status of the member of staff.

Recommended question: Do you consider yourself to be trans, or have a trans history?

It is recommended that this question should be asked alongside the Sex Identifier question.


Prefer not to say – staff member doesn’t want to declare the information.

Not available – the provider is not able to get this data in order to send it to HESA.

Advance HE has a number of resources relating to gathering information across the protected characteristics covered by the Equality Act 2010. If you have any further queries regarding equality monitoring, please view

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Field length2
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
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Element: TRANS
OwnerAdvance HE
Date modified2023-03-01
Change management notesThe description of the field has been updated to align with the equivalent field in 22056.

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