1216.0.15.001 - Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC) - Electronic Structures, 01 Jul 2008  
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  • Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC) - Electronic Structures
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The Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC) is a hierarchical classification system of geographical areas and consists of a number of interrelated structures. It provides a common framework of statistical geography and enables the production of statistics which are comparable.

The ASGC 2008 has a date of effect of 1 July 2008.

The product ASGC 2008 Electronic Structures (cat. no. 1216.0.15.001) contains four comma delimited text files showing the levels and hierarchy of those ASGC structures current for the edition: the Main Structure, the Statistical Region Structure, the Statistical District Structure and the Local Government Area Structure.

Any inquiries regarding the Classification can be made by contacting the Assistant Director, Geographical Classification, on telephone (02) 6252 6434, facsimile (02) 6252 8666, email geography@abs.gov.au or by writing to Locked Bag 10, Belconnen, ACT 2616.