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In 2011, 38% of people in Greenacre - Chullora, 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 Greenacre - Chullora. 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, Greenacre - Chullora'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
Greenacre - Chullora - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idLebanon3,17314.87.12,99014.77.1+182
map this data in atlas.idVietnam4542.16.84352.16.3+19
Italy
3671.71.13941.91.2-27
South Korea
3611.70.64172.00.6-56
China
3161.52.93001.52.4+16
Greece
2601.21.23381.71.4-78
Egypt
2091.00.81730.90.7+36
Pakistan
2000.90.5990.50.3+101
New Zealand
1850.91.31910.91.4-6
Fiji
1760.80.61650.80.6+11
Syria
1750.80.51460.70.4+29
Indonesia
1620.80.51380.70.4+24
Philippines
1570.70.81710.80.7-15
Bangladesh
1510.70.3650.30.1+86
United Kingdom
1490.71.32051.01.6-56
India
1420.70.9780.40.7+65
Cyprus
1250.60.31250.60.40
Iraq
1120.50.6510.30.4+61
Sri Lanka
1030.50.2950.50.2+8
Hong Kong
860.40.5830.40.5+3
Jordan
860.40.2390.20.2+46
Portugal
740.30.2790.40.2-5
Malaysia
690.30.3650.30.3+4
Poland
670.30.3890.40.4-22
Gaza Strip and West Bank
630.30.1490.20.1+13
Germany
510.20.3440.20.4+7
Tonga
490.20.2290.10.1+20
Kuwait
440.20.1450.20.1-2
Turkey
390.20.2470.20.2-8
Samoa
360.20.3470.20.3-11
Mauritius
350.20.2440.20.2-9
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
340.20.2280.10.2+6
Malta
340.20.2640.30.3-30
Ireland
310.10.2400.20.2-9
United States of America
280.10.1190.10.1+9
Thailand
270.10.2150.10.2+12
South Africa
260.10.2280.10.2-2
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
250.11.0260.11.0-1
Singapore
240.10.1160.10.1+8
Croatia
230.10.2470.20.3-24
Saudi Arabia
230.10.1170.10.1+6
Sudan
220.10.1120.10.1+10
Uruguay
220.10.1220.10.10
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Greenacre - Chullora - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born8,52939.937.68,09939.835.8+431
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds8,09837.934.57,60037.432.2+498
Main English speaking countries
4312.03.14992.53.6-67
Australia
11,67754.656.210,81353.256.7+865
Not stated
1,1835.56.21,4287.07.6-245

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% South Korea, Bankstown City: 0.6% China, Bankstown City: 2.9% Greece, Bankstown City: 1.2% Egypt, Bankstown City: 0.8% Pakistan, Bankstown City: 0.5% New Zealand, Bankstown City: 1.3% Fiji, Bankstown City: 0.6% Lebanon, Greenacre - Chullora: 14.8% Vietnam, Greenacre - Chullora: 2.1% Italy, Greenacre - Chullora: 1.7% South Korea, Greenacre - Chullora: 1.7% China, Greenacre - Chullora: 1.5% Greece, Greenacre - Chullora: 1.2% Egypt, Greenacre - Chullora: 1.0% Pakistan, Greenacre - Chullora: 0.9% New Zealand, Greenacre - Chullora: 0.9% Fiji, Greenacre - Chullora: 0.8%
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 Lebanon, Greenacre - Chullora: +182 Vietnam, Greenacre - Chullora: +19 Italy, Greenacre - Chullora: -27 South Korea, Greenacre - Chullora: -56 China, Greenacre - Chullora: +16 Greece, Greenacre - Chullora: -78 Egypt, Greenacre - Chullora: +36 Pakistan, Greenacre - Chullora: +101 New Zealand, Greenacre - Chullora: -6 Fiji, Greenacre - Chullora: +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 Greenacre - Chullora 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, 39.9% of the population was born overseas, and 37.9% 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 Greenacre - Chullora was Lebanon, where 14.8% of the population, or 3,173 people, were born.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in Greenacre - Chullora and Bankstown City were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in Lebanon (14.8% compared to 7.1%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in South Korea (1.7% compared to 0.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Vietnam (2.1% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in China (1.5% compared to 2.9%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 430 or 5.3%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 498 or 6.6%.

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

  • Lebanon (+182 persons)
  • Pakistan (+101 persons)
  • Bangladesh (+86 persons)
  • Greece (-78 persons)

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