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1216.0.15.001 - Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC) - Electronic Structures, July 2011  
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  • Explanatory Notes

ELECTRONIC FILE FORMATS

DETAILED MAIN STRUCTURE ASGC Edition 2011

File Name: 'Main11.txt'

Format: ASCII comma delimited text file

Record Structure

Field 1

      Level in hierarchy
          1 = State/Territory (S/T)
          2 = Statistical Division (SD)
          3 = Statistical Subdivision (SSD)
          4 = Statistical Local Area (SLA)

Field 2
      ASGC Code
          S/T = 1 digit
          S/T, SD = 3 digits
          S/T, SD, SSD = 5 digits
          S/T, SD, SSD, SLA = 9 digits

Field 3 (40)
      Spatial unit name


DETAILED STATISTICAL REGION STRUCTURE ASGC Edition 2011

File Name: 'Region11.TXT'

Format: ASCII comma delimited text file

Record Structure

Field 1
      Level in hierarchy
          1 = State/Territory (S/T)
          2 = Major Statistical Region (MSR)
          3 = Statistical Region (SR)
          4 = Statistical Region Sector (SRS)
          5 = Statistical Local Area (SLA)

Field 2
      ASGC Code
          S/T = 1 digit
          S/T, MSR = 2 digits
          S/T, MSR, SR = 4 digits
          S/T, MSR, SR, SRS = 5 digits
          S/T, MSR, SR, SRS, SLA = 9 digits

Field 3 (40)
      Spatial unit name


STATISTICAL DISTRICT STRUCTURE ASGC Edition 2011

File Name: 'SDist11.TXT'

Format: ASCII comma delimited text file

Record Structure

Field 1
      Level in hierarchy
          1 = Statistical District
          2 = Statistical Subdivision (SSD)
          3 = Statistical Local Area (SLA)

Field 2
      ASGC code
          S DIST = 4 digits
          S/T, SD, SSD = 5 digits
          S/T, SD, SSD, SLA = 9 digits

Field 3 (40)
      Spatial unit name


LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS AND STATISTICAL LOCAL AREAS ASGC Edition 2011

File Name: 'LGASLA11.TXT'

Format: ASCII comma delimited text file

Record Structure

Field 1
      Level in hierarchy
          1 = State/Territory (S/T)
          2 = Local Government Area (LGA)
          3 = Statistical Local Area (SLA)

Field 2
      ASGC code
          S/T = 1 digit
          S/T, LGA = 5 digits
          S/T, SD, SSD, SLA = 9 digits

Field 3 (40)
      Spatial unit name

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