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Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill

Birthplace

In 2011, 38% of people in Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill, 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 Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill. 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, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill'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
Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idVietnam55415.66.850815.46.3+46
China
1714.82.91203.62.4+51
map this data in atlas.idLebanon1093.17.11083.37.1+2
New Zealand
882.51.3631.91.4+25
United Kingdom
471.31.3481.51.6-1
Italy
341.01.1290.91.2+5
Fiji
330.90.6230.70.6+10
Iraq
250.70.6120.40.4+13
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
240.71.0351.11.0-11

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

Birthplace - Summary
Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born1,50742.537.61,38342.035.8+124
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds1,35638.334.51,25238.032.2+104
Main English speaking countries
1514.33.11314.03.6+20
Australia
1,72748.856.21,61849.156.7+109
Not stated
3088.76.22969.07.6+12

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 Vietnam, Bankstown City: 6.8% China, Bankstown City: 2.9% Lebanon, Bankstown City: 7.1% New Zealand, Bankstown City: 1.3% United Kingdom, Bankstown City: 1.3% Italy, Bankstown City: 1.1% Fiji, Bankstown City: 0.6% Iraq, Bankstown City: 0.6% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Bankstown City: 1.0% Vietnam, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 15.6% China, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 4.8% Lebanon, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 3.1% New Zealand, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 2.5% United Kingdom, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 1.3% Italy, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 1.0% Fiji, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 0.9% Iraq, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 0.7% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 0.7%
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.
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011 Vietnam, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +46 China, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +51 Lebanon, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +2 New Zealand, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +25 United Kingdom, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: -1 Italy, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +5 Fiji, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +10 Iraq, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +13 Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: -11
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 Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill in 2011 compared to Bankstown City 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, 42.5% of the population was born overseas, and 38.3% 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 Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill was Vietnam, where 15.6% of the population, or 554 people, were born.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill and Bankstown City were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in Vietnam (15.6% compared to 6.8%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in China (4.8% compared to 2.9%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in New Zealand (2.5% compared to 1.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Lebanon (3.1% compared to 7.1%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 124 or 9.0%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 104 or 8.3%.

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

  • China (+51 persons)

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