Aggregate offshore record 2014/15


This section is an introduction and overview of the C14052 Aggregate offshore record.

  • Introduction - Background information relating to the collection

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Data specification

This section contains information about the record specification.

  • Coverage of the record - The criteria for the return of data in the record
  • Data model - Describes the entities included in the record and the relationship between them
  • Data items - Directory of all data items collected, and the guidance surrounding them. Displayed by entity, and sortable for ease of searching
  • File structure - Describes the physical structure of the record
  • C14052.xsd - Schema for the structure of the XML file
  • C14052DataTypes.xsd - Schema for the data types used in the XML file
  • C14052CodeLists.xsd - Schema for the valid codes for use in the XML file
  • Derived field specifications - Contains the list and specifications of the derived fields applied by HESA. Derived fields are by HESA to create populations and groupings for analysis

Further guidance

This section contains the supporting documentation and additional information to assist in understanding and compiling the return.

  • Nil returns - Guidance for providers with no offshore provision to report

Downloadable files

This section contains the associated downloadable files to assist in the data collection process.

Submission process and quality assurance

This section contains information relating to the data submission process together with tools to assist in data quality assurance.

HESA statistical output

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    14052 HESA Aggregate offshore record preparation guide
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