Collection

Rural Urban Classification

Rural areas as defined by the Rural Urban Classification.

The Rural Urban Classification is an Official Statistic used to distinguish rural and urban areas. The Classification defines areas as rural if they are outside settlements with more than 10,000 resident population.

Wherever possible the Rural Urban Classification should be used for statistical analysis.

2011 Census rural urban classification

2001 Census rural urban classification

2001 Census rural urban maps

Other resources

Published 21 July 2016