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Southland Activity Centre

Birthplace

In 2011, 11% of people in Southland 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 Southland 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, Southland 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
Southland Activity Centre - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom1135.27.31396.96.5-26
New Zealand341.61.9321.61.8+2
Germany301.40.8231.10.8+7

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

Birthplace - Summary
Southland 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 born42819.824.338419.022.2+44
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds24011.112.31899.411.4+51
Main English speaking countries
1888.712.01949.610.8-7
Australia
1,59574.070.81,50574.771.7+90
Not stated
1326.14.91276.36.2+6

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% Germany, City of Bayside: 0.8% United Kingdom, Southland Activity Centre: 5.2% New Zealand, Southland Activity Centre: 1.6% Germany, Southland Activity Centre: 1.4%
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, Southland Activity Centre: -26 New Zealand, Southland Activity Centre: +2 Germany, Southland Activity Centre: +7
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 Southland Activity Centre in 2011 compared to City of Bayside 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, 19.8% of the population was born overseas, and 11.1% 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 Southland Activity Centre and City of Bayside was:

  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (5.2% compared to 7.3%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 44 or 11.5%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 51 or 27.0%.

There were no major differences in Southland Activity Centre between 2006 and 2011.

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