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2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 2011  
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YARP Year of Arrival in Australia
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Icon - PersonsFor people born overseas, states the year they first arrived in Australia, with the intention of staying for at least one year.

The variable Country of Birth of Person (BPLP) is the basis for determining if a person was born in Australia or overseas. Country of Birth of Person (BPLP) uses the Standard Australian Classification of Countries (SACC) Second Edition, Revision 1 to classify country of birth. In SACC, Australia is category 1101.

The year 2011 refers to the period from 1st January 2011 to 9th August 2011 only.

'Year of arrival' data for the 2011 Census are also available in ranges (YARRP)

See also Year of Arrival in Australia (ranges) (YARRP).


Applicable to:Persons born overseas who will be in Australia for more than one year

Categories:1895-20111895 to 2011 singly
&&&&Not stated
@@@@Not applicable
VVVVOverseas visitor

Number of categories: 120

Not applicable (@@@@) category comprises:

  • Persons who did not state their country of birth
  • Persons born in Australia (includes Other Territories)




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