Description: Australian Statistical Geography Standard Australian States and Territories
Short Name: asgs_aust_11
Metadata contact organization: Australian Bureau of Statistics
Organisation role: custodian
Metadata date: 2011-07
Reference date: 2011-07
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Licence notes: Copyright Commonwealth of Australia administered by the ABS
Type: Contextual (polygonal)
Classification: Political
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Notes: The Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) is a hierarchical classification system of geographical regions and consists of a number of interrelated structures. The ASGS brings all the regions for which the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) publishes statistics within the one framework and will be used by the ABS for the collection and dissemination of geographically classified statistics from the 1 July 2011. It provides a common framework of statistical geography and enables the production of statistics which are comparable and can be spatially integrated.
Keywords: boundary, boundaries, coastline
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