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Impact on variables - from November 2018

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Impact on variables - from November 2018
Description

Use the table below to see changes that will occur for the international travel and migration variables as a result of the Migration Data Transformation project and the removal of the departure cards.

Changes to international travel and migration variables
TopicVariableShort-term movementsShort-term movements
Overseas visitorsNZ resident travellersPermanent and long-term migrantsEstimated migrants
ArrivalsDeparturesArrivalsDeparturesArrivalsDeparturesArrivalsDepartures
DemographicsAge at time of travelContinueContinueContinueContinueContinueStopStartStart
SexContinueContinueContinueContinueContinueStopStartStart
Geography Country of birth (from Jul 2000)NoNoNoNoContinueStopStartNo
Country of citizenshipContinueContinueContinueContinueContinueStopStartStart
Country of last/next residence ContinueStopContinueStopContinueStopStartNo
Country of main destination NoNoContinue(1)StopNoNoNoNo
Overseas state/province of residence ContinueNoNoNoNoNoNoNo
NZ 'territorial authority area' of residenceNoNoContinueContinueContinueStopStartStart
Length of stayLength of stay/absence (days)ContinueContinueContinueContinueContinueStopStartStart
Port NZ port of customs clearance (from Sep 1997)ContinueContinueContinueContinueContinueStopStartStart
Closest overseas port of flight (from Sep 1997) ContinueContinueContinueContinueContinueStopStartStart
Other characteristics Travel purpose ContinueNoContinue(2)StopNoNoNoNo
Visa type on arrival (from Jul 2003) ContinueNoNoNoContinueNoStartNo
Occupation (from Oct 2009)NoNoNoNoContinueStopStartNo