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Urban Centre

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
Synonymous names:Help on this termUC
METeOR identifier:Help on this term467399
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Superseded 06/09/2018
Commonwealth Department of Health, Standardisation pending 23/09/2015
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Definition:Help on this termA population cluster of 1,000 or more people.
Context:Help on this term

Urban Centres, together with Localities, make up the Urban Centre/Locality (UC/L) structure maintained by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) as part of the Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC).

A Locality is a population cluster of between 200 and 999 people. For statistical purposes, people living in Urban Centres are classified as urban while those in Localities are classified as rural.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
Reference documents:Help on this term

ABS cat. no. 2909.0. Statistical Geography: Volume 3 - Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC) Urban Centres/Localities, Australia, 2006. Canberra: Australian Bureau of Statistics

Relational attributes

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Has been superseded by Urban Centre and Locality Health, Standard 06/09/2018

Metadata items which use this glossary item:Help on this term

Admitted patient care NMDS 2013-14 Health, Superseded 11/04/2014

Admitted patient care remoteness classification (ASGC-RA) N Health, Standard 07/12/2011

Indigenous community housing DSS 2013- Housing assistance, Standard 30/08/2017

Locality Health, Superseded 06/09/2018
Commonwealth Department of Health, Standardisation pending 23/09/2015

Medical indemnity NBPDS 2014- Health, Standard 21/11/2013

National Bowel Cancer Screening Program NBEDS 2014-18 Health, Superseded 06/09/2018

Remoteness classification (ASGC-RA) N Housing assistance, Standard 01/05/2013
Health, Superseded 21/11/2013
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 10/04/2013

Remoteness classification (ASGS-RA) N Health, Superseded 06/09/2018

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