Australian Bureau of Statistics
4240.0.55.002 - National Early Childhood Education and Care Collection: Data Collection Guide, 2011
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GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION OF ORGANISATION - ASGS 2011 (MESH BLOCK/STATISTICAL AREA LEVEL 1)
Concept: Geographic location of organisation - ASGS 2011 (MB/SA1).
Nominal definition: The geographic location of the service provider within the state or territory of Australia as represented by a geographical area code (MB/SA1).
Operational definition: Consistent with nominal definition.
Supporting data elements: MB/SA1 is derived using the following data elements:
The Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS)
Mesh Block (MB)
Statistical Area Level 1 (SA1)
Standard Jurisdictional Output Categories
Classification Scheme: ASGS 2011
Representation class: Code
Statistical Area Level 1
Data type: Number
Format: NNNNNNN, for example: 4052030
Maximum character length: 7
2949999 - Victoria: unknown SA1
3949999 - Queensland: unknown SA1
4949999 - South Australia: unknown SA1
5949999 - Western Australia: unknown SA1
6949999 - Tasmania: unknown SA1
7949999 - Northern Territory: unknown SA1
8949999 - Australian Capital Territory: unknown SA1
9949999 - Other Territories: unknown SA1
Data type: Number
Format: NNNNNNNNNNN, for example: 40520305768
Maximum character length: 11
20000009899 - Victoria: undefined MB
30000009899 - Queensland: undefined MB
40000009899 - South Australia: undefined MB
50000009899 - Western Australia: undefined MB
60000009899 - Tasmania: undefined MB
70000009899 - Northern Territory: undefined MB
80000009899 - Australian Capital Territory: undefined MB
90000009899 - Other Territories: undefined MB
2.2.6 LEGAL VALUE CHECKS
Guide for Use
Unknown SA1 codes
For use when the address of the service provider is not known or incomplete and unable to be coded to SA1, or where the jurisdiction is unable to accurately code to SA1. Where address information is unknown, the ABS requests that jurisdictions identify the reason for the unknown response and document any follow-up processes undertaken.
Undefined MB codes
For use when the address of the service provider is not known or incomplete and unable to be coded to MB, or where the jurisdiction is unable to accurately code to MB. Where address information is unknown, the ABS requests that jurisdictions identify the reason for the unknown response and document any follow-up processes undertaken.
Related aggregate data elements: Geographic location of organisation - ASGS 2011 (MB/SA1).
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