Australian Bureau of Statistics
1285.0 - Demographic Variables, 1999
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 11/08/1999
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1. Since the time of British settlement, cultural and language diversity in Australia has been widely influenced by immigration. There is significant community interest in measuring the ethnic and cultural composition of the Australian population and in identifying the characteristics of particular migrant community groups. Determination of whether or not someone is an immigrant, and the country or community group to which they are likely to be attached, is based on the variable Country of Birth of Person.
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