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Sandringham Major Activity Centre

Birthplace

In 2011, 8% of people in Sandringham Major 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 Sandringham Major 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, Sandringham Major Activity Centre'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
Sandringham Major Activity Centre - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom22211.07.31528.06.5+69
New Zealand432.11.9331.71.8+10
Ireland241.20.5140.70.4+9
United States of America201.00.9160.80.8+4

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

Birthplace - Summary
Sandringham Major Activity Centre - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born48424.124.340621.322.2+77
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds1668.212.31769.311.4-11
Main English speaking countries
31815.812.023012.110.8+88
Australia
1,41970.670.81,36771.871.7+52
Not stated
1085.44.91316.96.2-23

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, City of Bayside: 7.3% New Zealand, City of Bayside: 1.9% Ireland, City of Bayside: 0.5% United States of America, City of Bayside: 0.9% United Kingdom, Sandringham Major Activity Centre: 11.0% New Zealand, Sandringham Major Activity Centre: 2.1% Ireland, Sandringham Major Activity Centre: 1.2% United States of America, Sandringham Major Activity Centre: 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 United Kingdom, Sandringham Major Activity Centre: +69 New Zealand, Sandringham Major Activity Centre: +10 Ireland, Sandringham Major Activity Centre: +9 United States of America, Sandringham Major Activity Centre: +4
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 Sandringham Major Activity Centre in 2011 compared to City of Bayside shows that there was a similar proportion of people born overseas, and a similar proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 24.1% of the population was born overseas, and 8.2% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 24.3% and 12.3% respectively for City of Bayside.

The major difference between the countries of birth of the population in Sandringham Major Activity Centre and City of Bayside was:

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (11.0% compared to 7.3%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 78 or 19.2%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background decreased by 10 or 5.7%.

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

  • United Kingdom (+69 persons)

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