The three digits of the level-4 statistical areas include the values of the largest sub-state regions in the main structure of the Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS). That is, the SA4_CODE includes a state and territory identifier and SA4 identifier. The final two digits in the code identify the level-4 statistical area.
A level-4 statistical area contain at least 100,000 people. In regional areas, a level-4 statistical area might include between 100,000 and 300,000 people. In urban areas, a level-4 statistical area might include between 300,000 and 500,000 people.