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ABS Census - U23 Method Of Travel To Work (SLA) 1986

Statistical Local Area (SLA) based data for Method Of Travel To Work, 1986 census. Census counts were based on place of usual residence which; excludes overseas visitors; excludes Australians overseas; and excludes adjustment for under-enumeration. The data is by SLA 1986 boundaries. Periodicity: 5-Yearly.

This data is ABS data (original geographic boundary cat. no. 1261.0.30.001 & census dictionary cat. no. 2102.0) used with permission from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The tabular data was processed and supplied to AURIN by the Australian Data Archives. The cleaned, high resolution 1986 geographic boundaries are available from

For more information please refer to the 1986 Census Dictionary:$File/21740_1986_Census_Dictionary.pdf.

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Field Value
Last Updated November 16, 2020, 08:03 (UTC)
Created November 12, 2019, 00:41 (UTC)
License Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia (CC BY 2.5 AU)
AURIN Open API ID aurin:datasource-AU_Govt_ABS_Census-UoM_AURIN_DB_Census1986_u23_method_of_travel_to_work_sla_1986
Aggregation Level NA
Attribute List Bicycle: Female, Bicycle: Male, Bus: Female, Bus: Male, Car as Driver: Female, Car as Driver: Male, Car as Passenger: Female, Car as Passenger: Male, Did not go to work: Female, Did not go to work: Male, Ferry-Tram: Female, Ferry-Tram: Male, Geometry field, Motor Bike: Female, Motor Bike: Male, Not stated: Female, Not stated: Male, SLA 5 Digit Code 1986, SLA Main Code 1986, SLA Name 1986, Taxi: Female, Taxi: Male, Train: Female, Train: Male, Walked only: Female, Walked only: Male, Worked at home: Female, Worked at home: Male
Attribution Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Australian Bureau of Statistics, (2011): ABS Census - U23 Method Of Travel To Work (SLA) 1986; accessed from AURIN on [date of access].
Coordinate Ref. System EPSG:4283 (GDA_1994)
Copyright Notice © Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Australian Bureau of Statistics 2011
Geometry Field wkb_geometry
Key sla_5digitcode_1986
Type dataset
spatial {"type": "Polygon", "coordinates": [[[96.82, -43.74], [159.11, -43.74], [159.11, -9.14], [96.82, -9.14], [96.82, -43.74]]]}