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214 people who were living in Park Lands in 2011 were born overseas, and 79% 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 Park Lands 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.

Park Lands'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
Park Lands - Overseas born (Usual residence)2011
Year of arrival in AustraliaNumber%City of Adelaide %
map this data in atlas.id2006 to 9 Aug 201116979.056.2
2001 to 2005
125.610.3
1991 to 2000 (10 year period)
00.06.3
1981 to 1990 (10 year period)
00.05.9
1971 to 1980 (10 year period)
31.44.2
1961 to 1970 (10 year period)
115.15.5
Arrived in 1960 or earlier
115.16.1
Not stated
83.75.6

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, Park Lands: 3.7% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, Park Lands: 5.1% 1961 to 1970, Park Lands: 5.1% 1971 to 1980, Park Lands: 1.4% 1981 to 1990, Park Lands: 0.0% 1991 to 2000, Park Lands: 0.0% 2001 to 2005, Park Lands: 5.6% 2006 to 9 Aug 2011, Park Lands: 79.0%
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 Park Lands in 2011 compared to the City of Adelaide shows that there was a smaller proportion of people who arrived before 2001, and a larger proportion of recent overseas arrivals (those who arrived between 2006 and 2011).

Overall, 11.7% of the overseas born population arrived before 2001, and 79.0% 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 Park Lands and the City of Adelaide are:

  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 2006 and 9 Aug 2011 (79.0% compared to 56.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 1991 and 2000 (0.0% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 1981 and 1990 (0.0% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 2001 and 2005 (5.6% compared to 10.3%)

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