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In 2011, 16% of people in Padstow Heights, 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 Heights. 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 Heights'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 Heights - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
832.31.3892.71.6-6
Greece
712.01.2541.61.4+18
China
521.42.9521.62.40
map this data in atlas.idLebanon431.27.1421.37.1+1
Egypt
371.00.8260.80.7+11
Italy
361.01.1391.21.2-4
New Zealand
351.01.3371.11.4-2
Hong Kong
260.70.5230.70.5+4
Croatia
230.60.2130.40.3+10
Indonesia
220.60.530.10.4+19
India
210.60.9110.30.7+10
Germany
210.60.3230.70.4-3
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Padstow Heights - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born72420.037.667720.235.8+47
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds59116.434.552015.532.2+71
Main English speaking countries
1333.73.11574.73.6-24
Australia
2,68274.356.22,53575.756.7+147
Not stated
2065.76.21354.07.6+71

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% Greece, Bankstown City: 1.2% China, Bankstown City: 2.9% Lebanon, Bankstown City: 7.1% Egypt, Bankstown City: 0.8% Italy, Bankstown City: 1.1% New Zealand, Bankstown City: 1.3% Hong Kong, Bankstown City: 0.5% Croatia, Bankstown City: 0.2% Indonesia, Bankstown City: 0.5% United Kingdom, Padstow Heights: 2.3% Greece, Padstow Heights: 2.0% China, Padstow Heights: 1.4% Lebanon, Padstow Heights: 1.2% Egypt, Padstow Heights: 1.0% Italy, Padstow Heights: 1.0% New Zealand, Padstow Heights: 1.0% Hong Kong, Padstow Heights: 0.7% Croatia, Padstow Heights: 0.6% Indonesia, Padstow Heights: 0.6%
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 United Kingdom, Padstow Heights: -6 Greece, Padstow Heights: +18 China, Padstow Heights: 0 Lebanon, Padstow Heights: +1 Egypt, Padstow Heights: +11 Italy, Padstow Heights: -4 New Zealand, Padstow Heights: -2 Hong Kong, Padstow Heights: +4 Croatia, Padstow Heights: +10 Indonesia, Padstow Heights: +19
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the country of birth of the population in Padstow Heights 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, 20.0% of the population was born overseas, and 16.4% 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 Padstow Heights and Bankstown City were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (2.3% compared to 1.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Lebanon (1.2% compared to 7.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in China (1.4% compared to 2.9%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 47 or 6.9%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 71 or 13.7%.

There were no major differences in Padstow Heights between 2006 and 2011.

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