City of BrimbankCommunity profile

2016 Census data has been released and we are busy processing it to update this website. View our latest releases here.

Skip to content

Horseshoe Bend Ward

Overseas arrivals


This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

15,908 people who were living in Horseshoe Bend Ward in 2016 were born overseas, and 19% 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 Horseshoe Bend Ward 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.

Horseshoe Bend Ward'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
Horseshoe Bend Ward - Overseas born (Usual residence)2016
Year of arrival in AustraliaNumber%City of Brimbank %
map this data in atlas.id2011 to 9 Aug 20163,07419.319.3
2006 to 2010
2001 to 2005
1991 to 2000 (10 year period)
1981 to 1990 (10 year period)
1971 to 1980 (10 year period)
1961 to 1970 (10 year period)
Arrived in 1960 or earlier
Not stated

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 Brimbank: 3.5% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, City of Brimbank: 6.1% 1961 to 1970, City of Brimbank: 9.8% 1971 to 1980, City of Brimbank: 9.3% 1981 to 1990, City of Brimbank: 16.0% 1991 to 2000, City of Brimbank: 13.8% 2001 to 2005, City of Brimbank: 7.5% 2006 to 2010, City of Brimbank: 14.6% 2011 to 9 Aug 2016, City of Brimbank: 19.3% Not stated, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 4.1% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 8.7% 1961 to 1970, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 11.0% 1971 to 1980, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 8.7% 1981 to 1990, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 15.6% 1991 to 2000, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 13.0% 2001 to 2005, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 5.8% 2006 to 2010, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 13.7% 2011 to 9 Aug 2016, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 19.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

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

Overall, 57.0% of the overseas born population arrived before 2001, and 19.3% arrived during or after 2011, compared with 55.1% and 19.3% respectively for City of Brimbank.

The major differences in year of arrival data in the population between Horseshoe Bend Ward and City of Brimbank are:

  • A larger percentage of arrivals between in 1960 or earlier (8.7% compared to 6.1%)
  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 1961 and 1970 (11.0% compared to 9.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 2001 and 2005 (5.8% compared to 7.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 2006 and 9 Aug 2011 (13.7% compared to 14.6%)

To continue building your demographic story go to...