1270.0.55.005 - Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS): Volume 5 - Remoteness Structure, July 2011  
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INFORMATION ABOUT CSV FILES

The product Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) Volume 5 - Remoteness Structure, July 2011 (cat. no. 1270.0.55.005) contains comma-separated value (.csv) files. These files list the codes, labels and hierarchies for all the regions within the ASGS Remoteness Structure.

There are two .csv files listing the geographical hierarchies for each of the following regions:

  • Remoteness Structure 2011
  • Statistical Area Level 1 (SA1) 2011 and Remoteness Structure 2011

The hierarchies are listed from the lowest level of the ASGS up.

FILE CONTENTS

The RA_2011_STATE_2011.csv file includes the following fields:
      RA_CODE_2011

      RA_NAME_2011

      STATE_CODE_2011

      STATE_NAME_2011

      AREA_ALBERS_SQKM


This lists the Remoteness Areas and their state or territory. It also gives the area in square kilometres of the RA, based on Albers Conic Equal Area projection.

The SA1_2011_RA_2011_STATE_2011.csv file includes the following fields:
      SA1_MAINCODE_2011

      SA1_7DIGITCODE_2011

      RA_CODE_2011

      RA_NAME_2011

      STATE_CODE_2011

      STATE_NAME_2011

      AREA_ALBERS_SQKM


This lists the SA1s, the Remoteness Areas and their state or territory. It also gives the area in square kilometres of the SA1, based on Albers Conic Equal Area projection.