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Bulletin 2012/01: Code History Database, January 2012

Category: Geographic Products

In line with the 'Geography Policy for National Statistics' the nine character codes have been in use for one year now. The latest version of the Code History Database has been updated to include changes to geographies as at the end of December 2011.

Please see 'Coding and Naming for Statistical Geographies' under Related Links to find the tools that support the policy, these include:

  • Register of Geographic Codes (RGC) - a summary of the geographies affected
  • Code History Database (CHD) - details of individual codes, relationships, hierarchies and archived data
  • Code History Database User Guide
  • CHD Look-ups from current to former codes
  • GSS Coding and Naming policy for statistical geographies
  • Frequently asked questions
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