2901.0 - Census Dictionary, 1996  
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Contents >> Section One: 1996 Census Classifications >> Birthplace of Mother (Female Parent) - BPFP

1st Release

This variable contains the country of birth of each individual's mother.

Applicable to: All persons.

Same categories as Birthplace of Individual (BPLP).

Total number of categories: 276

Note: It is important to be aware that BPFP and BPMP have had different meanings in different censuses. The term BPM or BPMP refers to mother's birthplace for Censuses up to and including 1986. For 1991 and 1996, the term 'BPMP' meant 'Birthplace of Male Parent' and referred to father's birthplace.

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