2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 1996  
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Contents >> Section One: 1996 Census Classifications >> Year of Arrival in Australia - YARP

1st Release

This variable states the year a person who was born outside of Australia (including Other Territories), first arrived in Australia with the intention of staying in Australia for at least one year.

      Applicable to: Australian residents born overseas who will be here for more than one year.
        1 - Arrived before 1981
        2 - Arrived 1981 - 1985
        3 - Arrived 1986 - 1990
        4 - Arrived 1991
        5 - Arrived 1992
        6 - Arrived 1993
        7 - Arrived 1994
        8 - Arrived 1995
        9 - Arrived 1996
        & - 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 Australian Territories
      • Persons who said they will be in Australia for less than one year






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