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Australian Standard Classification of Religious Groups 1996

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Metadata item type:Help on this termClassification Scheme
Synonymous names:Help on this termASCRG 1996
METeOR identifier:Help on this term270545
Registration status:Help on this termCommunity Services (retired), Superseded 29/04/2006
Definition:Help on this termThe Australian Bureau of Statistics classification for religions of the Australian population.
Classification structure:Help on this termThe 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:Help on this termIndexes in alphabetical and numerical order and concordance 1991 to 1996 and 1996 to 1991 available, see Origin.

Source and reference attributes

Steward:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Origin:Help on this term

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.
Floppy disk, ABS Cat. no. 1266.0.15.001

Reference documents:Help on this term

Australian Bureau of Statistics. 1998. A Guide to Major ABS Classifications 1998. Cat. no. 1291.0. ABS, Canberra. Viewed 4 January 2005.

Revision status:Help on this termOriginal 1996 - Standard

Relational attributes

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Has been superseded by Australian Standard Classification of Religious Groups 2005 Community Services (retired), Superseded 07/11/2012

Value Domains based on this classification scheme:Help on this term

Religious group code (ASCRG 1996) N[NNN] Community Services (retired), Superseded 08/05/2006

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