Statistical Area 2 Higher Geographies 2019 (generalised)

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This dataset was first added to Stats NZ Geographic Data Service on 03 Dec 2018.

This dataset is the definitive version of statistical area 2 (SA2) boundaries concorded to higher geographies as at 1 January 2018 as defined by Stats NZ.

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: territorial authority (TA) and regional council (REGC).

Statistical area 2 was created as part of the Statistical Standard for Geographic Areas 2018 (SSGA18) which replaces the 1992 New Zealand Standard Areas Classification (NZSAC92). The statistical standard for geographic areas is to be used from 2018 (SSGA18). It defines the Stats NZ input and output geographic classifications and describes their primary purposes, and sets out requirements and guidelines for the creation and maintenance of statistical geographies.

Statistical area 2 (SA2) 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.

Digital boundary data became freely available on 1 July 2007. This generalised version has been simplified for rapid drawing and is designed for thematic or web mapping purposes.

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1. ANZLIC Metadata 2019 Statistical Area 2 409 KB pdf
Technical Details
Layer ID 98779
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 2255 (incl. 16 with empty or null geometries)
Attributes SA22019_V1_00, SA22019_V1_00_NAME, TA2019_V1_00, TA2019_V1_00_NAME, REGC2019_V1_00, REGC2019_V1_00_NAME, LANDWATER, LANDWATER_NAME, 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 3 Dec 2018
Revisions 3 - Browse all revisions
Current revision Imported on Dec. 3, 2018 from Geodatabase in NZGD2000 / New Zealand Transverse Mercator 2000.

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