1216.0.15.003 - Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC) Remoteness Area Correspondences, 2006  
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This file identifies which 2006 Remoteness Areas (RA) comprises of which 2006 Census Collection Districts (CD).

The file contains a total of 38,613 records. Off-shore, Shipping and Migratory CDs and Water CDs are not included in this count.

File Name: 'CP2006RA_2006CD.txt'

Format: ASCII comma delimited text file

Record Structure

Field Name

      1 Remoteness Area 2006 Code ("RA_2006_CODE")
      2 Remoteness Area 2006 Name ("RA_2006_NAME")
      3 Collection District 2006 Code ("CDCODE_2006")
      4 Collection District 2006 Code ("CDCODE_2006")
      5 RATIO
      6 PERCENT

Ratio - figures expressed as part of 1.

Percentage - figure expressed as a percentage ranges from 100 to 0.

Please note the correspondence 'CP2006RA_2006CD.txt' has two fields containing 'CDCODE_2006'. CDs do not have a name, however the program requires both columns populated, and therefore the 'CDCODE_2006' has been duplicated.

The Remoteness Area from Census Collection District (RA from CD) correspondence for 2006 allows the conversion of population data from CD to RA. For information on both these geographic areas please refer to Statistical Geography Volume 1 - Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC), July 2006 (cat no. 1216.0).