1270.0.55.004 - Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS): Volume 4 - Significant Urban Areas, Urban Centres and Localities, Section of State, July 2011  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 16/10/2012  First Issue
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Contents >> Introduction >> Purpose


This volume describes the Significant Urban Area (SUA) and Urban Centre and Locality/Section of State (UCL/SOS) Structures of the Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS). For each of these structures it details:

  • the purpose of each structure
  • the hierarchy of regions within each structure
  • the delimitation of the various regions
  • their relationship with similar structures in the previous Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC)
  • the naming conventions
  • the coding conventions.

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