1216.0 - Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC), Jul 2009  
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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 2009 are shown in the table below:

TABLE 2, SUMMARY OF ASGC SPATIAL UNITS AS AT 1 JULY 2009(a)

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
12
11
13
7
9
4
2
2
1
61
SSD
50
45
36
20
28
8
10
8
1
206
SLA
199
209
475
127
154
43
65
114
3
1 389
LGA(b)
152
79
74
70
139
29
16
_
_
559
S Dist.(c)
12
7
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
27
6
7
3
2
1
1
86

(a) Does not include Off-Shore Areas & Migratory.
(b) Unincorporated Areas are not included.
(c) Counted in predominant state or territory.
Note: _ nil or rounded to zero (including null cells).






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