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Bay Street Activity Centre

Birthplace

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In 2016, 16% of people in Bay Street Activity Centre, 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 Bay Street Activity Centre. 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, Bay Street Activity Centre's Country of Birth data should be viewed together with Ancestry, Language Spoken at Home and Religion.

Please note: Due to changes in ABS rules around perturbation and additivity of data to protect the confidentiality of individuals in 2016, counts of individual birthplace groups and totals derived from them may differ slightly from those published by the ABS. For more information see notes on data confidentiality.

Derived from the Census question:

'In which country was the person born?'

Total population

Birthplace - Ranked by size
Bay Street Activity Centre - Overseas born (Enumerated)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2011 to 2016
United Kingdom
1415.77.21246.27.3+17
map this data in atlas.idChina984.01.9241.21.0+74
New Zealand
532.21.9442.21.9+9
Japan
241.00.3150.80.4+8
map this data in atlas.idSouth Africa241.01.2160.81.1+9
Germany
210.90.8170.90.8+4
Italy
210.90.8160.80.8+5
United States of America
180.80.9211.10.9-3
Malaysia
160.70.480.40.4+8
India
160.70.840.20.7+13
Ireland
150.60.630.20.5+13
Philippines
150.60.230.20.2+12
France
120.50.360.30.3+6
South Korea
110.50.140.20.1+8
Poland
100.40.5160.80.6-7
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Bay Street Activity Centre - Total persons (Enumerated)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born65226.525.548324.124.4+170
Non-English speaking backgrounds
39516.113.426713.312.4+128
Main English speaking countries
25710.512.121510.712.0+42
Australia
1,64266.869.41,33866.671.0+304
Not stated
1646.75.11879.34.6-23

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Birthplace, 2016
Birthplace, 2016 United Kingdom, City of Bayside: 7.2% China, City of Bayside: 1.9% New Zealand, City of Bayside: 1.9% South Africa, City of Bayside: 1.2% Japan, City of Bayside: 0.3% Italy, City of Bayside: 0.8% Germany, City of Bayside: 0.8% United States of America, City of Bayside: 0.9% Malaysia, City of Bayside: 0.4% India, City of Bayside: 0.8% United Kingdom, Bay Street Activity Centre: 5.7% China, Bay Street Activity Centre: 4.0% New Zealand, Bay Street Activity Centre: 2.2% South Africa, Bay Street Activity Centre: 1.0% Japan, Bay Street Activity Centre: 1.0% Italy, Bay Street Activity Centre: 0.9% Germany, Bay Street Activity Centre: 0.9% United States of America, Bay Street Activity Centre: 0.8% Malaysia, Bay Street Activity Centre: 0.7% India, Bay Street Activity Centre: 0.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated data)
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Change in birthplace, 2011 to 2016
Change in birthplace, 2011 to 2016 United Kingdom, Bay Street Activity Centre: +17 China, Bay Street Activity Centre: +74 New Zealand, Bay Street Activity Centre: +9 South Africa, Bay Street Activity Centre: +9 Japan, Bay Street Activity Centre: +8 Italy, Bay Street Activity Centre: +5 Germany, Bay Street Activity Centre: +4 United States of America, Bay Street Activity Centre: -3 Malaysia, Bay Street Activity Centre: +8 India, Bay Street Activity Centre: +13
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the country of birth of the population in Bay Street Activity Centre in 2016 compared to City of Bayside 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, 26.5% of the population was born overseas, and 16.1% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 25.5% and 13.4% respectively for City of Bayside.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in Bay Street Activity Centre was China, where 4.0% of the population, or 98 people, were born.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in Bay Street Activity Centre and City of Bayside were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in China (4.0% compared to 1.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (5.7% compared to 7.2%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas increased by 169 or 35.0%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 128 or 47.9%.

The largest change in birthplace countries of the population in this area between 2011 and 2016 was for those born in:

  • China (+74 persons)

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