|Metadata item type:||Classification Scheme|
|Synonymous names:||ASCRG 1996|
|Definition:||The Australian Bureau of Statistics classification for religions of the Australian population.|
|Classification structure:||The ASCRG has a three level hierarchical structure. In the classification religions are grouped in to progressively broader categories on the basis of similarity in terms of religious beliefs, religious practices and cultural heritage adherents.|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:||Indexes in alphabetical and numerical order and concordance 1991 to 1996 and 1996 to 1991 available, see Origin.|
Source and reference attributes
|Steward:||Australian Institute of Health and Welfare|
Australian Bureau of Statistics 1996. Australian Standard Classification of Religious Groups. Cat. no. 1266.0. Canberra: ABS. Viewed 4 January 2005.
Indexes in alphabetical and numerical order and concordance 1991 to 1996 and 1996 to 1991 included.
Australian Bureau of Statistics. 1998. A Guide to Major ABS Classifications 1998. Cat. no. 1291.0. ABS, Canberra. Viewed 4 January 2005.
|Revision status:||Original 1996 - Standard|
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Has been superseded by Australian Standard Classification of Religious Groups 2005
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