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Definition

The remoteness of a dwelling, based on the physical road distance to the nearest urban centre and its population size, as represented by a code.

Components

Data Element (this item)

Representation

This representation is based on the value domain for this data element, more information is available at " Remoteness classification (ASGC-RA) N ".
Data Type String
Format N
Maximum character length 1
Values
Value Meaning Start Date End Date
Permissible Values 1 Major cities of Australia
2 Inner regional Australia
3 Outer regional Australia
4 Remote Australia
5 Very remote Australia
6 Migratory
Supplementary Values 9 Not stated/inadequately described

Comments

Guide for use:

The remoteness classification of an entity can be derived using characteristics of its physical location, e.g. its postcode or other address details.

Origin:
AIHW. Indigenous community housing national data collection manual 2010-11.

References

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Use within a Question 0
As a numerator in an Indicator 0
As a denominator in an Indicator 0
As a disaggregation in an Indicator 0