1216.0 - Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC), 2001  
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Contents >> 1. Introduction >> Summary tables

Table 1 summarises the various ASGC structures and their component spatial units.

Table 2 summarises the number of ASGC spatial units in the various ASGC structures as at 1 July 2001.

1 SUMMARY OF ASGC STRUCTURES

ASGC Structure
Hierarchical levels
Component spatial units
Covers whole of Australia?

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

(a) Only that part of the S/T which comes under the responsibility of an incorporated Local Government Council or selected Community Government Councils (see chapter 3)

2 SUMMARY OF ASGC SPATIAL UNITS AS AT 1 JULY 2001

Spatial units
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT
Other Territories
Aust.
S/T
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
1
9
SD
13
12
12
8
10
5
3
2
1
66
SSD
50
46
31
21
29
9
12
8
1
207
SLA
199
200
454
125
156
44
65
107
3
1,353
LGA
174
78
125
68
142
29
8
-
-
624
S Dist.(a)
11
7
10
-
4
2
-
1
-
35
MSR
2
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1
14
SR
22
14
11
6
7
1
1
1
1
64
SRS
25
14
29
6
7
3
2
1
1
88
SOS
5
5
5
5
5
5
4
3
3
40
RA
6
5
6
6
6
5
4
2
2
42
CD
11,706
8,642
7,184
3,173
4,407
1,072
498
515
12
37,209

(a) Counted in predominant State or Territory.


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