1270.0.55.001 - Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS): Volume 1 - Main Structure and Greater Capital City Statistical Areas, July 2011
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STATE AND TERRITORY (S/T)
These spatial units are political entities with fixed boundaries. Except for the last three mentioned Territories, the total area of each S/T, including their offshore islands, is used for statistical purposes as a separate spatial unit in the ASGS. Jervis Bay Territory, and the Territories of Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands are included as one spatial unit at the S/T level under the category of Other Territories.
S/Ts consist of one or more SA4s. In aggregate, they cover Australia without gaps or overlaps.
S/Ts are identified by unique one-digit codes within Australia as follows: