The Ultimate Data Glossary

Welcome to the Seer Data & Analytics ultimate data glossary. We have curated a variety of data definitions in this easy-to-use glossary to help communities and organisations navigate data terms.

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There are currently 9 names in this directory beginning with the letter S.
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SA1
Statistical Areas Level 1 (SA1) are geographical areas determined by the Australian Government and are generally the smallest Statistical Areas for data exploration for the likes of ABS or Census data collections. SA1s aggregate to form Statistical Areas Level 2 (SA2).

SA2
Statistical Areas Level 2 (SA2) are geographical areas determined by the Australian Government and are generally the size by population of a traditional suburb. Statistical Areas for data exploration for the likes of ABS or Census data collections. Seer data collections frequently offer exploration at this granular level. SA2s aggregate to for Statistical Areas Level 3 (SA3).

SA3
Statistical Areas Level 3 (SA3) are geographical areas determined by the Australian Government and are generally the size by population of a traditional region. Statistical Areas for data exploration for the likes of ABS or Census data collections. SA3s aggregate to for Statistical Areas Level 4 (SA4).

SA4
Statistical Areas Level 4 (SA4) are geographical areas determined by the Australian Government and are most commonly seen when dealing with the likes of Greater Capital City regions.

Security
Methods of protecting data from unauthorised access, modification, or destruction.

Series
A series is a group of numbers in a row or column that can be plotted in a chart.

Standards
In the context of data management, standards apply to data or file formats, and to metadata.

Storytelling dashboard
A storytelling dashboard is a means to provide context to insights. A storytelling dashboard may include key outtakes and observations from insights, links, media, downloadable resources and/or an executive summary.

Suitcase
A Suitcase related to Seer is effectively a folder where you can add various insights. Typically you would create a Suitcase of insights on Seer to create data stories for your organisation or community.