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Table 1 The Modified Monash Model (MMM) rurality classification

From: Family effects on the rurality of GP’s work location: a longitudinal panel study

Category Label/definition Type Australia’s population (%)
MMM-1 Major cities Metropolitan 70.0
MMM-2 Regional centres, > 50K Rural 9.3
MMM-3 Large rural towns, > 15K and < 50K Rural 6.7
MMM-4 Medium rural towns, > 5K and < 15K Rural 3.8
MMM-5 Small rural towns, < 5K Rural 7.9
MMM-6 + 7 Remote and very remote communities Remote 2.3
  1. K = 1000 population