<DIV STYLE="text-align:Left;"><DIV><DIV><P><SPAN>This dataset is the definitive version of statistical area 2 (SA2) boundaries concorded to higher geographies as at 1 January 201</SPAN><SPAN>9</SPAN><SPAN>as defined by Stats NZ.</SPAN></P><P><SPAN>This version contains 2,25</SPAN><SPAN>5</SPAN><SPAN>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: territorial authority (TA) and regional council (REGC).</SPAN></P><P><SPAN>Statistical area 2 (SA2) is a new 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.</SPAN></P><P><SPAN>This generalised version has been simplified for rapid drawing and is designed for thematic or web mapping purposes.</SPAN></P><P><SPAN>For more information on individual higher geographies, refer to their metadata.</SPAN></P><P><SPAN>Digital boundary data became freely available on 1 July 2007. </SPAN></P></DIV></DIV></DIV>
SA2HG2019_V1_00 is a major released version of the annually released Statistical Area 2 (SA2) boundaries concorded to higher geographies as at 1 January 2018. This version contains 2,255 SA2s.
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