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Term: Standard Geographical Classification System

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2006-01-12


Statistics Canada's official system of classifying geographical areas in Canada; it represents a variety of different levels of geographical aggregation. It is frequently used for geocoding population-level data.

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