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Milperra
Birthplace

In 2011, 9% of people in Milperra, 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 Milperra. 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, Milperra'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
Milperra - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
1233.21.31423.71.6-19
China
441.12.9310.82.4+13
map this data in atlas.idVietnam411.16.8280.76.3+13
New Zealand
350.91.3481.21.4-13
map this data in atlas.idLebanon260.77.1300.87.1-4
Greece
210.51.2260.71.4-5
Italy
200.51.1130.31.2+7

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

Birthplace - Summary
Milperra - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born53513.937.653313.735.8+2
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds3659.534.53238.332.2+42
Main English speaking countries
1704.43.12105.43.6-40
Australia
3,22883.856.23,22383.056.7+5
Not stated
872.36.21293.37.6-42

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 United Kingdom, Bankstown City: 1.3% China, Bankstown City: 2.9% Vietnam, Bankstown City: 6.8% New Zealand, Bankstown City: 1.3% Lebanon, Bankstown City: 7.1% Greece, Bankstown City: 1.2% Italy, Bankstown City: 1.1% United Kingdom, Milperra: 3.2% China, Milperra: 1.1% Vietnam, Milperra: 1.1% New Zealand, Milperra: 0.9% Lebanon, Milperra: 0.7% Greece, Milperra: 0.5% Italy, Milperra: 0.5%
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 United Kingdom, Milperra: -19 China, Milperra: +13 Vietnam, Milperra: +13 New Zealand, Milperra: -13 Lebanon, Milperra: -4 Greece, Milperra: -5 Italy, Milperra: +7
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 Milperra 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, 13.9% of the population was born overseas, and 9.5% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 37.6% and 34.5% respectively for Bankstown City.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in Milperra and Bankstown City were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (3.2% compared to 1.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Lebanon (0.7% compared to 7.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Vietnam (1.1% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in China (1.1% compared to 2.9%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 2 or 0.4%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 42 or 13.0%.

There were no major differences in Milperra between 2006 and 2011.

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