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1216.0 - Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC), Jul 2009  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 16/09/2009   
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THE STRUCTURE

The SOS Structure is defined only in census years. It contains three hierarchical levels, comprising in ascending order: CDs-SOS-S/Ts.

In this structure, CDs aggregate to SOS and SOS aggregate to S/Ts without gaps or overlaps. Consequently, the structure covers all of Australia.


Table

The Sections of State Structure determined following the 2006 Census are listed in this publication (Chapter 14) Statistical Geography: Volume 1, Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC), Jul 2006 (cat. no. 1216.0). This list provides:

  • Section of State Structure: States/Territories, Sections of State (showing only the top two levels of the hierarchy: S/T-SOS)

Example:

S/T SOS Name

1 NEW SOUTH WALES
0 Major Urban
1 Other Urban
2 Bounded Locality
3 Rural Balance
4 Migratory







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