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2006 Census Areas File

The Areas file is an electronic list that classifies meshblocks into larger geographic areas, such as area units, territorial authorities and regional councils. The Areas file, also known as a concordance file, provides a mapping of the geographic hierarchies so you can see how the various geographic boundaries link together. For each meshblock, there is a series of codes that link to any meshblock-defined geographic areas. All areas are set as at 1 January of the specified year. Concordance files are available from differing years, to enable data for the same area classification to be compared over time. A concordance file is useful to geographic information system (GIS) users.

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  • Date of creation:  Unknown
  • Date last updated:  26 August 2011
  • Frequency of update:  Other-Unknown


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