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Local Government Area (LGA) code (ASGS 2016) N(5)

Identifying and definitional attributes

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METeOR identifier:Help on this term743484
Registration status:Help on this termTasmanian Health, Endorsed 04/05/2021
Definition:Help on this term

A code set representing an approximation of gazetted local government boundaries as defined by each State and Territory Local Government Department.

Representational attributes

Classification scheme:Australian Statistical Geography Standard 2016
Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termN(5)
Maximum character length:Help on this term5

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

LGA coding structure:

A LGA is identifiable by a 5-digit code. The LGA identifier is a 4-digit code preceded by the state/territory identifier. A LGA code is only unique within a state/territory if it is preceded by the state/territory identifier.

For example:

State/territory LGA


Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Department of Health Tasmania 

Origin:Help on this term

Australian Bureau of Statistics 2016. Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS): Volume 1 - Main Structure and Greater Capital City Statistical Areas July 2016. ABS cat. no. 1270.0.55.001. Canberra: ABS.

Relational attributes

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Person—area of usual residence, local government area (LGA) code (ASGS 2016) N(5) Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 04/05/2021

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