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1216.0 - Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC), July 2011  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 05/10/2011  Final
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INFORMATION ABOUT CSV FILES

The product Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC), July 2011 (cat no. 1216.0), contains comma-separated value (.csv) files. These files list the codes, labels and hierarchies for the different structures of the ASGC.

There are six .csv files listing the following structures and their geographical hierarchies:

Main Structure (Broad)

  • State and Territory (S/T)
  • Statistical Division (SD)
  • Statistical Subdivision (SSD)

Main Structure (Detailed)
  • State and Territory (S/T)
  • Statistical Division (SD)
  • Statistical Subdivision (SSD)
  • Statistical Local Area (SLA)

Statistical District Structure
  • Statistical District (SDist)
  • Statistical Subdivision (SSD)
  • Statistical Local Area (SLA)

Local Government Area Structure
  • State and Territory (S/T)
  • Local Government Area (LGA)
  • Statistical Local Area (SLA)

Statistical Region Structure (Broad)
  • State and Territory (S/T)
  • Major Statistical Region (MSR)
  • Statistical Region (SR)

Statistical Region Structure (Detailed)
  • State and Territory (S/T)
  • Major Statistical Region (MSR)
  • Statistical Region (SR)
  • Statistical Region Sector (SRS)
  • Statistical Local Area (SLA)


FILE CONTENTS:

The .csv files are for the whole of Australia (with the exception of the SDist. Structure). The hierarchy is listed from the highest level of the 2011 ASGC structure down to the lowest in that structure.

For example the Main Structure Detailed .csv file contains all SLAs within the Main Structure. The file includes the following fields:
  • STATE_CODE_2011
  • STATE_NAME_2011
  • SD_NAME_2011
  • SD_CODE_2011
  • SSD_NAME_2011
  • SSD_CODE_2011
  • SLA_NAME_2011
  • SLA_5DIGITCODE_2011
  • SLA_MAINCODE_2011

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