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Mount Lewis
Birthplace

In 2011, 41% of people in Mount Lewis, 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 Mount Lewis. 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, Mount Lewis'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
Mount Lewis - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idLebanon17716.77.116916.17.1+8
map this data in atlas.idVietnam373.56.8323.16.3+5
Greece
323.01.2373.61.4-6
Syria
262.50.5171.60.4+9
New Zealand
232.11.3111.01.4+12

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

Birthplace - Summary
Mount Lewis - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born46243.637.641840.035.8+43
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds43340.834.539737.932.2+36
Main English speaking countries
292.73.1222.13.6+7
Australia
56253.156.256253.756.70
Not stated
363.46.2656.37.6-30

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% Greece, Bankstown City: 1.2% Syria, Bankstown City: 0.5% New Zealand, Bankstown City: 1.3% Lebanon, Mount Lewis: 16.7% Vietnam, Mount Lewis: 3.5% Greece, Mount Lewis: 3.0% Syria, Mount Lewis: 2.5% New Zealand, Mount Lewis: 2.1%
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, Mount Lewis: +8 Vietnam, Mount Lewis: +5 Greece, Mount Lewis: -6 Syria, Mount Lewis: +9 New Zealand, Mount Lewis: +12
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 Mount Lewis 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, 43.6% of the population was born overseas, and 40.8% 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 Mount Lewis was Lebanon, where 16.7% of the population, or 177 people, were born.

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

  • A larger percentage of people born in Lebanon (16.7% compared to 7.1%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Syria (2.5% compared to 0.5%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Greece (3.0% compared to 1.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Vietnam (3.5% compared to 6.8%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 44 or 10.5%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 36 or 9.1%.

There were no major differences in Mount Lewis between 2006 and 2011.

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