1270.0.55.003 - Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS): Volume 3 - Non ABS Structures, July 2011  
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METADATA ABOUT CSV FILES - NON-ABS STRUCTURES

The product Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) Volume 3 - Non-ABS Structures (cat no. 1270.0.55.003) contains comma-separated value (.csv) files. These files list the codes, labels and hierarchies for all the regions within the ASGS Non-ABS Structures.

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

  • Local Government Area (LGA) for each State and Territory (9 csv. files)
  • Postal Area (POA)
  • State Suburb (SSC)
  • Commonwealth Electoral Division (CED)
  • State Electoral Division (SED)
  • Natural Resource Management Region (NRMR)
  • Australian Drainage Division (ADD)
  • Tourism Region (TR).

Note that most Non-ABS Structures have SA1s as the lowest level unit. LGAs have MBs as the lowest level and TRs have SA2s as the lowest level unit.

FILE CONTENTS:

The .csv files generally contain the following fields:
      <BASE_REGION>_CODE_2011
      <BASE_REGION>_NAME_2011
      <REGION>_CODE_2011
      <REGION>_NAME_2011
      STATE_CODE_2011 (where applicable)
      STATE_NAME_2011 (where applicable)
      CONF_VALUE (for SSC only)
      AREA_ALBERS_SQKM