For 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.
'Year of arrival' data for the 2011 Census are also available for individual years (YARP) from 1895 to 2011.