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In 2011, 29% of people in Padstow, 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 Padstow. 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, Padstow'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
Padstow - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
China
6885.62.94694.02.4+219
map this data in atlas.idVietnam4463.66.83893.36.3+57
United Kingdom
2482.01.32492.11.6-1
map this data in atlas.idLebanon2401.97.12322.07.1+8
India
2271.80.91781.50.7+49
New Zealand
1941.61.32091.81.4-14
Hong Kong
1751.40.51511.30.5+24
Greece
1561.31.21531.31.4+3
Egypt
1451.20.81411.20.7+5
Philippines
1211.00.81241.00.7-3
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
1191.01.0920.81.0+28
Fiji
830.70.6620.50.6+20
Indonesia
830.70.5340.30.4+49
Italy
750.61.1850.71.2-9
Ireland
480.40.2470.40.2+1
South Korea
460.40.6460.40.60
Malaysia
450.40.3280.20.3+17
Germany
400.30.3350.30.4+5
Malta
380.30.2420.40.3-4
South Africa
380.30.2430.40.2-6
Chile
320.30.2240.20.2+8
Thailand
310.30.2270.20.2+4
Mauritius
300.20.2200.20.2+11
Croatia
300.20.2260.20.3+4
Singapore
290.20.1160.10.1+13
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
290.20.2100.10.2+19
Sri Lanka
280.20.2230.20.2+5
Portugal
280.20.2190.20.2+9
Peru
260.20.1170.10.1+9
Cyprus
260.20.3330.30.4-7
Jordan
250.20.290.10.2+16
United States of America
240.20.1190.20.1+5
Iraq
240.20.650.00.4+19
Nepal
230.20.150.00.0+18
Syria
220.20.5220.20.40
Pakistan
200.20.5250.20.3-5
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Padstow - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born4,09733.237.63,54129.935.8+555
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds3,54528.734.52,97125.032.2+574
Main English speaking countries
5524.53.15704.83.6-19
Australia
7,65262.056.27,51563.456.7+137
Not stated
5984.86.28046.87.6-206

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 China, Bankstown City: 2.9% Vietnam, Bankstown City: 6.8% United Kingdom, Bankstown City: 1.3% Lebanon, Bankstown City: 7.1% India, Bankstown City: 0.9% New Zealand, Bankstown City: 1.3% Hong Kong, Bankstown City: 0.5% Greece, Bankstown City: 1.2% Egypt, Bankstown City: 0.8% Philippines, Bankstown City: 0.8% China, Padstow: 5.6% Vietnam, Padstow: 3.6% United Kingdom, Padstow: 2.0% Lebanon, Padstow: 1.9% India, Padstow: 1.8% New Zealand, Padstow: 1.6% Hong Kong, Padstow: 1.4% Greece, Padstow: 1.3% Egypt, Padstow: 1.2% Philippines, Padstow: 1.0%
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 China, Padstow: +219 Vietnam, Padstow: +57 United Kingdom, Padstow: -1 Lebanon, Padstow: +8 India, Padstow: +49 New Zealand, Padstow: -14 Hong Kong, Padstow: +24 Greece, Padstow: +3 Egypt, Padstow: +5 Philippines, Padstow: -3
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 Padstow 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, 33.2% of the population was born overseas, and 28.7% 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 Padstow was China, where 5.6% of the population, or 688 people, were born.

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

  • A larger percentage of people born in China (5.6% compared to 2.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Lebanon (1.9% compared to 7.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Vietnam (3.6% compared to 6.8%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 556 or 15.7%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 574 or 19.3%.

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

  • China (+219 persons)
  • Vietnam (+57 persons)
  • India (+49 persons)
  • Indonesia (+49 persons)

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