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Bass Hill - Lansdowne
Birthplace

In 2011, 31% of people in Bass Hill - Lansdowne, 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 Bass Hill - Lansdowne. 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, Bass Hill - Lansdowne'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
Bass Hill - Lansdowne - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idLebanon6097.37.15567.07.1+53
map this data in atlas.idVietnam5266.36.84365.56.3+90
Italy
1551.81.11792.21.2-24
United Kingdom
1291.51.31251.61.6+4
China
971.22.91091.42.4-12
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
851.01.0730.91.0+12
Greece
821.01.2801.01.4+2
New Zealand
811.01.3961.21.4-15
Fiji
680.80.6350.40.6+34
Iraq
670.80.6350.40.4+33
Egypt
510.60.8440.50.7+8
Philippines
480.60.8160.20.7+32
Syria
460.50.5470.60.4-1
Germany
430.50.3450.60.4-2
Turkey
410.50.2400.50.2+1
Malta
370.40.2280.40.3+9
India
330.40.9320.40.7+1
Poland
320.40.3410.50.4-9
Cyprus
290.30.3360.50.4-7
Afghanistan
290.30.210.00.1+28
Indonesia
270.30.5130.20.4+14
Chile
260.30.2170.20.2+9
Croatia
230.30.2410.50.3-18
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
220.30.2210.30.20
Pakistan
220.30.590.10.3+13
Malaysia
210.20.3150.20.3+6
Tonga
210.20.290.10.1+11
Hong Kong
210.20.5150.20.5+6
Thailand
200.20.2220.30.2-1
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Bass Hill - Lansdowne - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born2,85134.137.62,59632.635.8+254
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds2,60031.134.52,33129.332.2+269
Main English speaking countries
2503.03.12653.33.6-15
Australia
5,06460.556.24,75059.756.7+314
Not stated
4575.56.26157.77.6-158

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 Lebanon, Bankstown City: 7.1% Vietnam, Bankstown City: 6.8% Italy, Bankstown City: 1.1% United Kingdom, Bankstown City: 1.3% China, Bankstown City: 2.9% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Bankstown City: 1.0% Greece, Bankstown City: 1.2% New Zealand, Bankstown City: 1.3% Fiji, Bankstown City: 0.6% Iraq, Bankstown City: 0.6% Lebanon, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: 7.3% Vietnam, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: 6.3% Italy, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: 1.8% United Kingdom, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: 1.5% China, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: 1.2% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: 1.0% Greece, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: 1.0% New Zealand, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: 1.0% Fiji, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: 0.8% Iraq, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: 0.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011 Lebanon, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: +53 Vietnam, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: +90 Italy, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: -24 United Kingdom, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: +4 China, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: -12 Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: +12 Greece, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: +2 New Zealand, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: -15 Fiji, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: +34 Iraq, Bass Hill - Lansdowne: +33
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 Bass Hill - Lansdowne in 2011 compared to Bankstown City 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, 34.1% of the population was born overseas, and 31.1% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 37.6% and 34.5% respectively for Bankstown City.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in Bass Hill - Lansdowne was Lebanon, where 7.3% of the population, or 609 people, were born.

The major difference between the countries of birth of the population in Bass Hill - Lansdowne and Bankstown City was:

  • A smaller percentage of people born in China (1.2% compared to 2.9%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 255 or 9.8%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 269 or 11.5%.

The largest changes in birthplace countries of the population in this area between 2006 and 2011 were for those born in:

  • Vietnam (+90 persons)
  • Lebanon (+53 persons)

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