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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 Postal Areas (POA).

The file contains a total of 2922 records.

File Name: 'CP2006RA_2006POA.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 Postal Area 2006 Code ("POA_2006_CODE")
      4 Postal Area 2006 Code ("POA_2006_CODE")
      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_2006POA.txt' has two fields containing 'POA_2006'. POAs do not have a name, however the program requires two of the columns populated, and therefore the 'POA_2006' has been duplicated.

The Remoteness Area from Postal Area (RA from POA) correspondence for 2006 allows the conversion of population data from POA to RA. For information on POAs please refer to Statistical Geography: Volume 2 - Census Geographic Areas Australia, 2006 (cat no. 2905.0). For information on RAs please refer to Statistical Geography Volume 1 - Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC), July 2006 (cat no. 1216.0).

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