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Concept

Name
Birthplace
Description

Birthplace refers to the country where a person was born and uses the name of the country at the time of the census. Country is the current, short, or official name of a country, dependency, or other area of particular geopolitical interest. The term is defined to include:

  • independent countries recognised by the New Zealand Government
  • units that are recognised geographic areas
  • administrative subdivisions of the United Kingdom
  • overseas dependencies, or external territories of independent countries.