2901.0 - Census of Population and Housing: Census Dictionary, 2016  
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YARP Year of Arrival in Australia
June release

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), 2016 (cat. no. 1269.0) to classify country of birth. Australia is geographical Australia as defined in the Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS).

The year 2016 refers to the period from 1st January 2016 to 9th August 2016 only.

'Year of arrival' data for the 2016 Census are also available in ranges (YARRP).

See also Year of Arrival in Australia (ranges) (YARRP).

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

Categories:1900 - 20161900 to 2016 singly
&&&&Not stated
@@@@Not applicable
VVVVOverseas visitor

Number of categories: 120

Not applicable (@@@@) category comprises:

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

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