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In 2011, 16% of people in Lower North Adelaide, came from countries where English was not their first language.

Country of Birth data identifies where people were born and is indicative of the level of cultural diversity in Lower North Adelaide. The mix of Country of Birth groups is also indicative of historical settlement patterns, as source countries for Australia's immigration program have varied significantly over time.

To get a more complete picture of cultural and ethnic characteristics, Lower North Adelaide's Country of Birth data should be viewed together with Ancestry, Language Spoken at Home and Religion.

Derived from the Census question:

'In which country was the person born?'

Total population

Birthplace - Ranked by size
Lower North Adelaide - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
1416.45.51667.66.0-25
map this data in atlas.idChina512.38.4321.53.6+19
map this data in atlas.idMalaysia482.24.7753.45.6-27
India
331.52.1210.91.9+12
South Africa
311.40.540.20.3+27
New Zealand
251.11.1341.51.2-9

Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Lower North Adelaide - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born57826.340.759427.333.5-16
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds35516.132.136316.724.7-8
Main English speaking countries
22310.18.723210.68.9-9
Australia
1,47967.349.81,41765.253.8+62
Not stated
1426.59.51637.512.6-21

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Birthplace, 2011
Birthplace, 2011 United Kingdom, City of Adelaide: 5.5% China, City of Adelaide: 8.4% Malaysia, City of Adelaide: 4.7% India, City of Adelaide: 2.1% South Africa, City of Adelaide: 0.5% New Zealand, City of Adelaide: 1.1% United Kingdom, Lower North Adelaide: 6.4% China, Lower North Adelaide: 2.3% Malaysia, Lower North Adelaide: 2.2% India, Lower North Adelaide: 1.5% South Africa, Lower North Adelaide: 1.4% New Zealand, Lower North Adelaide: 1.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011 United Kingdom, Lower North Adelaide: -25 China, Lower North Adelaide: +19 Malaysia, Lower North Adelaide: -27 India, Lower North Adelaide: +12 South Africa, Lower North Adelaide: +27 New Zealand, Lower North Adelaide: -9
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the country of birth of the population in Lower North Adelaide in 2011 compared to the City of Adelaide shows that there was a smaller proportion of people born overseas, as well as a smaller proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 26.3% of the population was born overseas, and 16.1% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 40.7% and 32.1% respectively for the City of Adelaide.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in Lower North Adelaide and the City of Adelaide were:

  • A smaller percentage of people born in China (2.3% compared to 8.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Malaysia (2.2% compared to 4.7%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas decreased by 16 or 2.7%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background decreased by 8 or 2.2%.

There were no major differences in Lower North Adelaide between 2006 and 2011.

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