2919.0.55.001 - Census Collection District Comparability Listing, 1996 to 2006  
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At each Census, Collection Districts may be redesigned to accommodate growth in population or to conform to other administrative data. To assist users to compare data for Collection Districts which changed between the 1996 and 2006 Censuses, pairs of 1996 and 2006 Collection Districts have been assessed as either comparable or not comparable.

File Name: 2919055001_AUS_06_96_Comp.txt

Format: ASCII, comma delimited

Size: The file has 39744 data records and is 737 Kb in size.

Record Structure:

Field NameTypeDescription
CDCODE_2006CharacterASGC 2006 Collection District code.
CHANGE_CODE_2006CharacterChange code.
CDCODE_1996CharacterASGC 1996 Collection District code.

Change Code

Field Explanation
0 CD is comparable
1 CD is not comparable

Further information may be obtained by contacting Geographic Classification, email geography@abs.gov.au or by writing to Locked Bag 10, Belconnen, ACT 2616.