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In 2011, 39% of people in Yagoona, 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 Yagoona. 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, Yagoona'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
Yagoona - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idVietnam1,84111.16.81,58710.36.3+254
map this data in atlas.idLebanon1,3127.97.11,1937.77.1+119
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
4382.61.04182.71.0+20
China
3071.92.92651.72.4+42
New Zealand
2171.31.32411.61.4-24
United Kingdom
1691.01.31971.31.6-28
Philippines
1661.00.81340.90.7+32
Greece
1641.01.21230.81.4+40
Italy
1591.01.11711.11.2-12
Iraq
1581.00.6710.50.4+86
Syria
1070.60.5910.60.4+17
Fiji
1030.60.6690.40.6+35
Egypt
880.50.8790.50.7+9
Poland
770.50.3700.50.4+6
Indonesia
710.40.5460.30.4+24
Mauritius
700.40.2460.30.2+24
Hong Kong
690.40.5480.30.5+22
South Korea
640.40.6680.40.6-4
India
620.40.9410.30.7+21
Germany
600.40.3580.40.4+2
Samoa
550.30.3510.30.3+4
Pakistan
520.30.5210.10.3+31
Cyprus
510.30.3610.40.4-10
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
510.30.2450.30.2+6
Sri Lanka
430.30.2420.30.2+1
Chile
430.30.2350.20.2+9
Kuwait
390.20.1150.10.1+23
Sierra Leone
340.20.2110.10.1+22
Jordan
320.20.2200.10.2+13
Cambodia
310.20.2110.10.2+19
Thailand
310.20.2170.10.2+14
Malta
300.20.2320.20.3-2
Croatia
270.20.2360.20.3-9
South Africa
260.20.2160.10.2+10
Portugal
260.20.2220.10.2+4
Afghanistan
250.10.2240.20.1+1
Sudan
240.10.1170.10.1+7
Argentina
230.10.1120.10.1+11
Turkey
230.10.2240.20.20
Malaysia
230.10.3240.20.30
Bangladesh
220.10.380.00.1+14
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Yagoona - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born6,85441.437.66,03139.135.8+823
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds6,42738.834.55,53235.932.2+895
Main English speaking countries
4282.63.14993.23.6-71
Australia
8,59051.956.28,20353.356.7+387
Not stated
1,1016.76.21,1717.67.6-69

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 Vietnam, Bankstown City: 6.8% Lebanon, Bankstown City: 7.1% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Bankstown City: 1.0% China, Bankstown City: 2.9% New Zealand, Bankstown City: 1.3% United Kingdom, Bankstown City: 1.3% Philippines, Bankstown City: 0.8% Greece, Bankstown City: 1.2% Italy, Bankstown City: 1.1% Iraq, Bankstown City: 0.6% Vietnam, Yagoona: 11.1% Lebanon, Yagoona: 7.9% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Yagoona: 2.6% China, Yagoona: 1.9% New Zealand, Yagoona: 1.3% United Kingdom, Yagoona: 1.0% Philippines, Yagoona: 1.0% Greece, Yagoona: 1.0% Italy, Yagoona: 1.0% Iraq, Yagoona: 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 Vietnam, Yagoona: +254 Lebanon, Yagoona: +119 Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Yagoona: +20 China, Yagoona: +42 New Zealand, Yagoona: -24 United Kingdom, Yagoona: -28 Philippines, Yagoona: +32 Greece, Yagoona: +40 Italy, Yagoona: -12 Iraq, Yagoona: +86
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 Yagoona 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, 41.4% of the population was born overseas, and 38.8% 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 Yagoona was Vietnam, where 11.1% of the population, or 1,841 people, were born.

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

  • A larger percentage of people born in Vietnam (11.1% compared to 6.8%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (2.6% compared to 1.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in China (1.9% compared to 2.9%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 823 or 13.6%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 895 or 16.2%.

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

  • Vietnam (+254 persons)
  • Lebanon (+119 persons)
  • Iraq (+86 persons)

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