2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 2001  
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Contents >> Mnemonic Index >> YARP - Year of Arrival in Australia

YARP Year of Arrival in Australia - 1st Release

For Australian residents born outside of Australia, this variable states the year they first arrived here, with the intention of staying for at least one year

In standard census products YARP data are generally published in the categories shown below. However, 2001 Census data are also available for individual years from 1890 to 2001.

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

1    Arrived before 1986
2    Arrived 1986–1990
3    Arrived 1991–1995
4    Arrived 1996
5    Arrived 1997
6    Arrived 1998
7    Arrived 1999
8    Arrived 2000
9    Arrived 2001
&    Not stated
@    Not applicable
V    Overseas visitor

Total number of categories:    12

Not applicable (@) category comprises:

Persons who did not state their birthplace
Persons born in Australia or in Other Territories

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