Address—statistical area, level 1 (SA1) code (ASGS 2011) N(11)

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Statistical area level 1 (SA1)
Synonymous names:SA1
METeOR identifier:457287
Registration status:Health, Superseded 06/12/2016
Early Childhood, Superseded 24/07/2018
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/12/2011
Definition:

A designated region representing the smallest unit for the release of Census data used for describing a location, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Address—statistical area

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Classification scheme:Australian Statistical Geography Standard 2011
Representation class:Code
Data type:String
Format:N(11)
Maximum character length:11

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

SA1 coding structure:

SA1s are identified by an 11-digit fully hierarchical code. The SA1 identifier is a 2-digit code, assigned within an SA2.

State/territory SA4 SA3 SA2 SA1
N NN NN NNNN NN
Comments:

There are approximately 55,000 SA1s. In aggregate, they cover the whole of Australia without gaps or overlaps.

Source and reference attributes

Origin:

1270.0.55.001 - Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS): Volume 1 - Main Structure and Greater Capital City Statistical Areas, July 2011 http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/DetailsPage/
1270.0.55.001July%202011?OpenDocument

Data element attributes

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Has been superseded by Address—statistical area, level 1 (SA1) code (ASGS 2016) N(11) Health, Standard 06/12/2016, Early Childhood, Standard 24/07/2018

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Aggregate NMDS 2012 Early Childhood, Superseded 08/04/2013

DSS specific attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Aggregate NMDS 2013 Early Childhood, Superseded 28/05/2014

DSS specific attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Aggregate NMDS 2014 Early Childhood, Superseded 01/06/2015

DSS specific attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Aggregate NMDS 2015 Early Childhood, Standard 01/06/2015

DSS specific attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Aggregate NMDS 2016 Early Childhood, Superseded 24/07/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Aggregate NMDS 2017 Early Childhood, Superseded 24/07/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2012 Early Childhood, Superseded 08/04/2013

DSS specific attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2013 Early Childhood, Superseded 28/05/2014

DSS specific attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2014 Early Childhood, Superseded 01/06/2015

DSS specific attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2015 Early Childhood, Superseded 24/07/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2016 Early Childhood, Superseded 24/07/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2017 Early Childhood, Superseded 24/07/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas (SEIFA) (2011 Census, ASGS 2011) cluster Health, Superseded 06/09/2018
Early Childhood, Superseded 24/07/2018
Community Services (retired), Not progressed 23/01/2018