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1216.0 - Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC), Jul 2007  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 28/09/2007   
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PURPOSE

The final structure listed in the ASGC is the Remoteness Structure (see ASGC Structural Chart, Chapter 1). The first edition of the ASGC to include a structure describing Australia in terms of a measurement of Remoteness was ASGC Edition 2001. The Remoteness Structure includes all CDs and therefore, in aggregate, it covers the whole of Australia (as defined in Chapter 1). The purpose of the structure is to classify CDs which share common characteristics of remoteness into broad geographical regions called Remoteness Areas (RAs).


There are six RAs in this structure.


The Remoteness Structure is used for the production of standard ABS statistical outputs from Population Censuses and some ABS surveys.


The Remoteness Structure is maintained as a separate structure in the ASGC because the spatial units (RAs) do not align with those from any of the other structures.

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