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2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 2011  
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YARRP Year of Arrival in Australia (ranges)
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Icon - PersonsFor 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.

See also Year of Arrival in Australia (YARP).


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

Categories:1Arrived 1895 - 1940
2Arrived 1941 - 1950
3Arrived 1951 - 1960
4Arrived 1961 - 1970
5Arrived 1971 - 1980
6Arrived 1981 - 1990
7Arrived 1991 - 2000
8Arrived 2001 - 2010
9Arrived 1 Jan 2011 - 9 August 2011
&Not stated
@Not applicable
VOverseas visitor

Number of categories: 12

Not applicable (@) category comprises:

  • Persons who did not state their country of birth
  • Persons born in Australia (includes Other Territories)




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