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Brighton East

Overseas arrivals

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4,306 people who were living in Brighton East in 2016 were born overseas, and 17% arrived in Australia within 5 years prior to 2016.

The Year of Arrival data records when the overseas born population arrived in Australia. The data shows the degree to which areas are 'ports' for new overseas arrivals and reveals the role of Brighton East in housing the overseas-born. The number of recent overseas arrivals in an area is often determined by housing affordability, employment opportunities and pre-existing communities located in the area.

Brighton East's Year of Arrival data, when used with Birthplace, Religion and Language Spoken at Home data, is a good indicator of the likely need for services in migrant communities.

Derived from the Census question:

'In what year did the person first arrive in Australia to live here for one year or more?'

Overseas born population

Overseas arrivals
Brighton East - Overseas born (Usual residence)2016
Year of arrival in AustraliaNumber%City of Bayside %
map this data in atlas.id2011 to 9 Aug 201673517.118.8
2006 to 2010
51011.812.9
2001 to 2005
3999.39.4
1991 to 2000 (10 year period)
58213.513.1
1981 to 1990 (10 year period)
64415.012.6
1971 to 1980 (10 year period)
43310.19.9
1961 to 1970 (10 year period)
44810.410.5
Arrived in 1960 or earlier
46210.710.1
Not stated
892.12.6

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

Overseas arrivals, 2016
Overseas arrivals, 2016 Not stated, City of Bayside: 2.6% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, City of Bayside: 10.1% 1961 to 1970, City of Bayside: 10.5% 1971 to 1980, City of Bayside: 9.9% 1981 to 1990, City of Bayside: 12.6% 1991 to 2000, City of Bayside: 13.1% 2001 to 2005, City of Bayside: 9.4% 2006 to 2010, City of Bayside: 12.9% 2011 to 9 Aug 2016, City of Bayside: 18.8% Not stated, Brighton East: 2.1% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, Brighton East: 10.7% 1961 to 1970, Brighton East: 10.4% 1971 to 1980, Brighton East: 10.1% 1981 to 1990, Brighton East: 15.0% 1991 to 2000, Brighton East: 13.5% 2001 to 2005, Brighton East: 9.3% 2006 to 2010, Brighton East: 11.8% 2011 to 9 Aug 2016, Brighton East: 17.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the year of arrival for the overseas born population of Brighton East in 2016 compared to City of Bayside shows that there was a larger proportion of people who arrived before 2001, and a smaller proportion of recent overseas arrivals (those who arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 2016).

Overall, 59.7% of the overseas born population arrived before 2001, and 17.1% arrived during or after 2011, compared with 56.2% and 18.8% respectively for City of Bayside.

The major differences in year of arrival data in the population between Brighton East and City of Bayside are:

  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 1981 and 1990 (15.0% compared to 12.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 2011 to 9 Aug 2016 (17.1% compared to 18.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 2006 and 9 Aug 2011 (11.8% compared to 12.9%)

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