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Bulletin 2012/06: Code History Database, July 2012

Bulletin released 20/07/12

Category: Geography Products

In line with the 'Geography Policy for National Statistics' the nine character codes have been in use for over a year now.  The latest version of the Code History Database has been updated to include changes to geographies as at July 2012.

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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