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1216.0 - Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC), Jul 2007  
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SUMMARY TABLES

The various ASGC structures and their component spatial units are shown in the following table:

TABLE 1, SUMMARY OF ASGC STRUCTURES

ASGC Structure
Hierarchical Levels
Component Spatial Units
Covers whole of Australia?

Local Government Area
4
CD,SLA,LGA,S/T(a)
No
Statistical District
4
CD,SLA,SSD,S Dist(b)
No
Main
5
CD,SLA,SSD,SD,S/T
Yes
Statistical Region
6
CD,SLA,SRS,SR,MSR,S/T
Yes
Section of State
3
CD,SOS,S/T
Yes
Remoteness
3
CD,RA,S/T
Yes
Urban Centre/Locality
2
CD,UC/L(c)
No

(a) Only that part of the S/T which comes under the responsibility of an incorporated Local Government Council. (See Chapter 3).
(b) Areas covered by S Dist only.
(c) Areas covered by UC/L only.


The number of spatial units in the various ASGC structures current at 1 July 2007 are shown in the table below:

TABLE 2, SUMMARY OF ASGC SPATIAL UNITS AS AT 1 JULY 2007

Spatial Unit
NSW
Vic.
Qld.
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
OT
Aust.

S/T
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
9
SD
13
12
14
8
10
5
3
2
2
69
SSD
51
46
39
21
29
9
12
8
2
217
SLA
200
210
479
128
156
44
96
109
4
1 426
LGA
153
80
159
71
143
30
38
1
1
676
S Dist.(a)
14
8
10
-
4
2
-
1
-
36
MSR
2
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
14
SR
22
14
13
6
7
1
1
1
1
66
SRS
25
14
29
6
7
3
2
1
2
89

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(a) Counted in predominant state or territory.


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