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In 2011, 62% of people in Park Lands, 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 Park Lands. 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, Park Lands'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
Park Lands - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idChina6017.68.46722.83.6-7
Vietnam
236.70.600.00.3+23

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

Birthplace - Summary
Park Lands - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born22265.140.717659.933.5+46
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds21061.632.117258.524.7+38
Main English speaking countries
123.58.741.48.9+8
Australia
6218.249.85017.053.8+12
Not stated
5716.79.56823.112.6-11

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

Dominant groups

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

Overall, 65.1% of the population was born overseas, and 61.6% 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 Park Lands and the City of Adelaide were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in China (17.6% compared to 8.4%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Vietnam (6.7% compared to 0.6%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 46 or 26.1%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 38 or 22.1%.

There were no major differences in Park Lands between 2006 and 2011.

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