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Lower North Adelaide

Overseas arrivals

574 people who were living in Lower North Adelaide in 2011 were born overseas, and 41% arrived in Australia within 5 years prior to 2011.

The Year of Arrival data records when the overseas born population arrived in Australia. The data shows the degree to which areas are 'ports' for new overseas arrivals and reveals the role of Lower North Adelaide in housing the overseas-born. The number of recent overseas arrivals in an area is often determined by housing affordability, employment opportunities and pre-existing communities located in the area.

Lower North Adelaide's Year of Arrival data, when used with Birthplace, Religion and Language Spoken at Home data, is a good indicator of the likely need for services in migrant communities.

Derived from the Census question:

'In what year did the person first arrive in Australia to live here for one year or more?'

Overseas born population

Overseas arrivals
Lower North Adelaide - Overseas born (Usual residence)2011
Year of arrival in AustraliaNumber%City of Adelaide %
map this data in atlas.id2006 to 9 Aug 201123340.656.2
2001 to 2005
7112.410.3
1991 to 2000 (10 year period)
437.56.3
1981 to 1990 (10 year period)
549.45.9
1971 to 1980 (10 year period)
366.34.2
1961 to 1970 (10 year period)
539.25.5
Arrived in 1960 or earlier
6411.16.1
Not stated
203.55.6

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

Overseas arrivals, 2011
Overseas arrivals, 2011 Not stated, City of Adelaide: 5.6% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, City of Adelaide: 6.1% 1961 to 1970, City of Adelaide: 5.5% 1971 to 1980, City of Adelaide: 4.2% 1981 to 1990, City of Adelaide: 5.9% 1991 to 2000, City of Adelaide: 6.3% 2001 to 2005, City of Adelaide: 10.3% 2006 to 9 Aug 2011, City of Adelaide: 56.2% Not stated, Lower North Adelaide: 3.5% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, Lower North Adelaide: 11.1% 1961 to 1970, Lower North Adelaide: 9.2% 1971 to 1980, Lower North Adelaide: 6.3% 1981 to 1990, Lower North Adelaide: 9.4% 1991 to 2000, Lower North Adelaide: 7.5% 2001 to 2005, Lower North Adelaide: 12.4% 2006 to 9 Aug 2011, Lower North Adelaide: 40.6%
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.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the year of arrival for the overseas born population of Lower North Adelaide in 2011 compared to the City of Adelaide shows that there was a larger proportion of people who arrived before 2001, and a smaller proportion of recent overseas arrivals (those who arrived between 2006 and 2011).

Overall, 43.6% of the overseas born population arrived before 2001, and 40.6% arrived during or after 2006, compared with 27.9% and 56.2% respectively for the City of Adelaide.

The major differences in year of arrival data in the population between Lower North Adelaide and the City of Adelaide are:

  • A larger percentage of arrivals between in 1960 or earlier (11.1% compared to 6.1%)
  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 1961 and 1970 (9.2% compared to 5.5%)
  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 1981 and 1990 (9.4% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 2006 and 9 Aug 2011 (40.6% compared to 56.2%)

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