City of AdelaideCommunity profile
census-message-logo

2016 Census data has been released and we are busy processing it to update this website. View our latest releases here.

Skip to content

Upper North Adelaide

Birthplace

census-message-logo

This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

In 2016, 18% of people in Upper 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 Upper 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, Upper North Adelaide's Country of Birth data should be viewed together with Ancestry, Language Spoken at Home and Religion.

Please note: Due to changes in ABS rules around perturbation and additivity of data to protect the confidentiality of individuals in 2016, counts of individual birthplace groups and totals derived from them may differ slightly from those published by the ABS. For more information see notes on data confidentiality.

Derived from the Census question:

'In which country was the person born?'

Total population

Birthplace - Ranked by size
Upper North Adelaide - Overseas born (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2011 to 2016
United Kingdom
2876.44.83026.85.5-15
India
1413.12.11583.52.1-17
map this data in atlas.idChina1322.913.0872.08.4+45
map this data in atlas.idMalaysia671.53.4741.74.7-7
Italy
521.20.7350.80.6+17
Vietnam
461.01.0150.30.6+31
United States of America
420.90.7420.90.90
New Zealand
390.91.0380.91.1+1
Germany
310.70.4531.20.6-22
South Africa
290.60.5380.90.5-9
Brazil
270.60.730.10.1+24
Greece
270.60.4220.50.5+5
Hong Kong
240.52.1230.51.4+1
Iran
240.50.6190.40.5+5
Philippines
230.50.6130.30.7+10
Singapore
230.51.3290.71.3-6
Show me more!

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

Birthplace - Summary
Upper North Adelaide - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born1,23327.544.21,30929.440.7-76
Non-English speaking backgrounds
81318.136.584118.932.1-28
Main English speaking countries
4209.47.646810.58.7-48
Australia
2,77561.845.52,84864.049.8-73
Not stated
48010.710.32956.69.5+185

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Birthplace, 2016
Birthplace, 2016 United Kingdom, City of Adelaide: 4.8% India, City of Adelaide: 2.1% China, City of Adelaide: 13.0% Malaysia, City of Adelaide: 3.4% Italy, City of Adelaide: 0.7% Vietnam, City of Adelaide: 1.0% United States of America, City of Adelaide: 0.7% New Zealand, City of Adelaide: 1.0% Germany, City of Adelaide: 0.4% South Africa, City of Adelaide: 0.5% United Kingdom, Upper North Adelaide: 6.4% India, Upper North Adelaide: 3.1% China, Upper North Adelaide: 2.9% Malaysia, Upper North Adelaide: 1.5% Italy, Upper North Adelaide: 1.2% Vietnam, Upper North Adelaide: 1.0% United States of America, Upper North Adelaide: 0.9% New Zealand, Upper North Adelaide: 0.9% Germany, Upper North Adelaide: 0.7% South Africa, Upper North Adelaide: 0.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in birthplace, 2011 to 2016
Change in birthplace, 2011 to 2016 United Kingdom, Upper North Adelaide: -15 India, Upper North Adelaide: -17 China, Upper North Adelaide: +45 Malaysia, Upper North Adelaide: -7 Italy, Upper North Adelaide: +17 Vietnam, Upper North Adelaide: +31 United States of America, Upper North Adelaide: 0 New Zealand, Upper North Adelaide: +1 Germany, Upper North Adelaide: -22 South Africa, Upper North Adelaide: -9
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Upper North Adelaide in 2016 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, 27.5% of the population was born overseas, and 18.1% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 44.2% and 36.5% respectively for the City of Adelaide.

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

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (6.4% compared to 4.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in China (2.9% compared to 13.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Malaysia (1.5% compared to 3.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Hong Kong (0.5% compared to 2.1%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas decreased by 76 or 5.8%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background decreased by 28 or 3.3%.

There were no major differences in Upper North Adelaide between 2011 and 2016.

To continue building your demographic story go to...

v17.10.06-1.0.0