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Geographic remoteness

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term697108
Registration status:Help on this termHousing assistance, Standard 10/05/2019
Health, Standard 06/09/2018
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The remoteness of a location, based on the road distance to the nearest urban centre and its population size.

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Geographic remoteness is essentially a measure of a physical location's level of access to goods and services. Large population centres tend to have a greater range of goods and services available than small centres. Typically, a population centre is not likely to provide a full range of goods and services until its population reaches around 250,000 people.

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Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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Supersedes Geographic remoteness Housing assistance, Standard 01/05/2013, Health, Superseded 06/09/2018, Commonwealth Department of Health, Standard 17/12/2015, Disability, Standard 13/08/2015, Community Services (retired), Standard 10/04/2013, ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Data Element Concepts implementing this property:Help on this term

Dwelling—geographic remoteness Housing assistance, Standard 10/05/2019

Establishment—geographic remoteness Health, Standard 07/12/2011
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Health-care incident—geographic remoteness Health, Standard 07/12/2011

Person—geographic remoteness Health, Standard 06/09/2018

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