For people born overseas, this variable 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) to classify country of birth. In SACC, Australia is category 1101.
'Year of arrival' data for the 2006 Census are available for individual years from 1890 to 2006.
Applicable to: Persons born overseas who will be in Australia for more than one year
1890-2006 1890 to 2006 singly
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VVVV Overseas visitor
Total number of categories:
by single year of arrival 115
by standard recode 11
Not applicable (@@@@) category comprises:
Persons who did not state their country of birth
Persons born in Australia (includes Other Territories)