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Person—geographic location, community services code (ASGC 2004) NNNNN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termGeographic location - SLA
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270315
Registration status:Help on this termCommunity Services (retired), Superseded 02/05/2006
Definition:Help on this termThe geographical location of a person using a five-digit numerical code which indicates the Statistical Local Area (SLA) within the State or Territory of Australia.
Data Element Concept:Person—geographic location

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Classification scheme:Australian Standard Geographical Classification 2004
Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termNNNNN
Maximum character length:Help on this term5
Supplementary values:Help on this term
00000Not applicable

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

Details on which edition was used in a particular data set should be included in the documentation of metadata accompanying that data set. Coding to ASGC codes is preferably done using the ABS National Localities Index, to map actual address. In some data collections, a compromise has to be made and the ASGC code derived from suburb/town/locality and Postcode-Australian only. However, this solution results in some inaccuracy of information.

The accurate recording of the state or territory is essential.

CODE 00000 Not applicable

Used for national reporting purposes in instances where the person is not resident in Australia, that is, the person lives in another country, or at sea, or has no fixed address.

Source and reference attributes

Origin:Help on this termAustralian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Geographic location - SLA, version 3, Derived DE, NCSDD, NCSIMG, Superseded 01/03/2005.pdf (16.5 KB)

Is formed using Person (address)—Australian postcode, code (Postcode datafile) {NNNN} Housing assistance, Superseded 30/05/2013, Health, Superseded 07/12/2011, Early Childhood, Superseded 09/03/2012, Homelessness, Superseded 30/05/2013, Community Services (retired), Superseded 06/02/2012

Has been superseded by Person—geographic location, code (ASGC 2005) NNNNN Community Services (retired), Superseded 30/11/2006

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