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Address—statistical area, level 2 (SA2) code (ASGS 2011) N(9)

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termStatistical area level 2 (SA2)
Synonymous names:Help on this termSA2
METeOR identifier:Help on this term457289
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 06/12/2016
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Standard 06/12/2011
Definition:Help on this termA designated region describing location and contact details that represents a medium-sized area built from a number of Statistical areas level 1 (SA1s), as represented by a code. The aim is to represent a community that interacts together socially and economically.
Data Element Concept:Address—statistical area

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Classification scheme:Australian Statistical Geography Standard 2011
Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termN(9)
Maximum character length:Help on this term9

Collection and usage attributes

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SA2 coding structure:

An SA2 is identifiable by a 9-digit fully hierarchical code. The SA2 identifier is a 4-digit code, assigned in alphabetical order within an SA3. An SA2 code is only unique within a state/territory if it is preceded by the state/territory identifier.

For example:
State/territory SA4 SA3 SA2
N NN NN NNNN
Comments:Help on this termThere are 2,196 SA2 spatial units. In aggregate, they cover the whole of Australia without gaps or overlaps. Jervis Bay Territory, the Territory of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands and the Territory of Christmas Island are each represented by an SA2.

Source and reference attributes

Origin:Help on this term1270.0.55.001 - 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

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See also Address—Australian postcode, Australian postcode code (Postcode datafile - Tasmanian variation) {NNNN} Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 01/09/2016

See also Address—Australian postcode, Australian postcode code (Postcode datafile) {NNNN} Housing assistance, Standard 01/05/2013, Health, Superseded 05/10/2016, Early Childhood, Superseded 24/07/2018, Homelessness, Superseded 10/08/2018, Tasmanian Health, Final 30/06/2014, WA Health, Endorsed 04/03/2014, Independent Hospital Pricing Authority, Standard 31/10/2012, Indigenous, Archived 27/02/2018, Commonwealth Department of Health, Standard 14/10/2015, Disability, Standard 07/10/2014, Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016, Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012, National Health Performance Authority (retired), Retired 01/07/2016

See also Address—Australian postcode, code (Postcode datafile) NNNN Health, Standard 05/10/2016, Early Childhood, Standard 24/07/2018, Homelessness, Standard 10/08/2018, Indigenous, Endorsed 27/02/2018, Disability, Standard 15/12/2017, Children and Families, Standardisation pending 24/02/2017, Commonwealth Department of Social Services, Standard 20/06/2018, ACT Health, Final 19/07/2018

Has been superseded by Address—statistical area, level 2 (SA2) code (ASGS 2016) N(9) Health, Standard 06/12/2016, Children and Families, Standardisation pending 23/02/2017, ACT Health, Final 08/08/2018

See also Address—suburb/town/locality name, text X[X(45)] Housing assistance, Standard 01/05/2013, Health, Standard 07/12/2011, Early Childhood, Standard 09/03/2012, Homelessness, Standard 01/05/2013, Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 01/09/2016, WA Health, Draft 23/08/2012, Indigenous, Endorsed 13/03/2015, Disability, Standard 13/08/2015, Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016, Community Services (retired), Standard 06/02/2012, ACT Health, Final 10/08/2018

See also Address—suburb/town/locality name, text X[X(49)] WA Health, Endorsed 19/03/2015

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
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Alcohol and other drug treatment services NMDS 2012-13 Health, Superseded 07/02/2013

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Alcohol and other drug treatment services NMDS 2013-15 Health, Superseded 13/11/2014

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Alcohol and other drug treatment services NMDS 2015-18 Health, Superseded 06/09/2018

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Disability services provider details cluster Disability, Superseded 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 10/04/2013

Disability services provider details cluster Disability, Standard 13/08/2015

Living arrangements for children under care (LA) file cluster Children and Families, Standard 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Recorded 10/10/2014

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Living arrangements for children under care (LA) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016

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Living arrangements for children under care (LA) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016

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Living arrangements for children under care (LA) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 20/04/2018

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Living arrangements for children under care (LA) file cluster Children and Families, Standard 20/04/2018

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2012-13 Health, Superseded 07/02/2013

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2013-14 Health, Superseded 07/03/2014

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2014-15 Health, Superseded 13/11/2014

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 04/09/2015

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Mental health establishments NMDS 2016-17 Health, Superseded 17/08/2017

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Notifications, investigations, and substantiations (NIS) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016
Community Services (retired), Recorded 09/10/2014

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Notifications, investigations, and substantiations (NIS) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016

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Notifications, investigations, and substantiations (NIS) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 22/11/2016

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Notifications, investigations, and substantiations (NIS) file cluster Children and Families, Superseded 20/04/2018

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Notifications, investigations, and substantiations (NIS) file cluster Children and Families, Standard 20/04/2018

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Public hospital establishments NMDS 2012-13 Health, Superseded 07/02/2013

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Public hospital establishments NMDS 2013-14 Health, Superseded 11/04/2014

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Public hospital establishments NMDS 2014-15 Health, Superseded 04/02/2015

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Public hospital establishments NMDS 2015-16 Health, Superseded 04/08/2016

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Public hospital establishments NMDS 2016–17 Health, Superseded 03/11/2016

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Radiotherapy waiting times DSS 2012-13 Health, Superseded 13/11/2013

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Radiotherapy waiting times DSS 2013-15 Health, Superseded 13/11/2013

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