Statistical Area 2 Higher Geographies 2023 (generalised)

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This dataset was first added to Stats NZ Geographic Data Service on 01 Dec 2022.

This dataset is the definitive version of the annually released statistical area 2 (SA2) boundaries as at 1 January 2023, defined by Stats NZ and concorded to higher geographies. This version contains 2,395 statistical area 2 areas. (2,379 digitised and 16 with empty or null geometries (non-digitised)).

This dataset is the definitive version of statistical area 2 (SA2) boundaries concorded to higher geographies for 2023 as defined by Stats NZ.This version contains 2,395 SA2s. This statistical area 2 higher geographies file is a correspondence, or concordance, which relates SA2s to larger geographic areas or 'higher geographies'. The higher geographies contained in this concordance are: statistical area 3 (SA3), territorial authority (TA) and regional council (REGC).

Statistical area 2 is an output geography that provides higher aggregations of population data than can be provided at the statistical area 1 (SA1) level. The SA2 geography aims to reflect communities that interact together socially and economically. In populated areas, SA2s generally contain similar sized populations.

For further information on individual higher geographies, refer to each geography's metadata or the Statistical standard for geographic areas 2023.

Generalised version

This generalised version has been simplified for rapid drawing and is designed for thematic or web mapping purposes.

Macrons

Names are provided with and without tohutō/macrons. The column name for those without macrons is suffixed ‘ascii’.

Digital data

Digital boundary data became freely available on 1 July 2007.

To download geographic classifications in table formats such as CSV please use Ariā

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Technical Details
Layer ID 111218
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 2395 (incl. 16 with empty or null geometries)
Attributes SA22023_V1_00, SA22023_V1_00_NAME, SA22023_V1_00_NAME_ASCII, SA32023_V1_00, SA32023_V1_00_NAME, SA32023_V1_00_NAME_ASCII, REGC2023_V1_00, REGC2023_V1_00_NAME, REGC2023_V1_00_NAME_ASCII, TA2023_V1_00, TA2023_V1_00_NAME, TA2023_V1_00_NAME_ASCII, LAND_AREA_SQ_KM, AREA_SQ_KM, Shape_Length
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed
History
Added 1 Dec 2022
Revisions 1 - Browse all revisions
Current revision Imported on Dec. 1, 2022 from Geodatabase in NZGD2000 / New Zealand Transverse Mercator 2000.

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