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About population.com.au

On population.com.au web site you can find statistical informations for states, territories and areas. Informations are collected from official websites (mostly from abs.gov.au). There are several statistical areas used: Significant urban areas, Local government areas, Greater Capital City- and statistical areas level 2, 3 and 4.

Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS)

The Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS) provides a framework of statistical areas used by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)

Main structure:



 ↳ Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (GCCSA)

  ↳ Statistical Areas Level 4 (SA4)

   ↳ Statistical Areas Level 3 (SA3)

    ↳ Statistical Areas Level 2 (SA2)

Two other structures are presented here: Significant Urban Areas (SUA) and Local Government Areas (LGA). In most cases ABS 2016 digital boundaries were used.

Used date format: ISO 8601 (YYYY-MM-DD)


- Read more on abs.gov.au >

- Digital boundaries on ABS / Statistical Geography >