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Recent arrivals - Birthplace

In 2011, 81.8% of recent overseas arrivals in the City of Burnside came from countries where English was not their first language.

Country of Birth data identifies where people were born. For recent arrivals, this indicates the countries which have provided overseas migrants to the City of Burnside in the last 5 years. This may be quite different to the overall cultural makeup of the place, and indicates the emerging or changing birthplace groups in the most recent time period.

To get a more complete picture of cultural and ethnic characteristics, the City of Burnside's Country of Birth data should be viewed together with Language Spoken at Home and Age Structure.

Derived from the Census question:

'In which country was the person born?'

People born overseas and arriving in Australia between 2006 and 9 Aug 2011

Birthplace - Ranked by size
City of Burnside - Recent arrivals2011
BirthplaceNumber%Adelaide SD
China70424.413.4
United Kingdom33811.714.8
India28810.017.7
Malaysia2077.23.9
South Korea1796.22.4
Sri Lanka973.41.7
Hong Kong873.01.4
South Africa782.72.6
Philippines541.94.0
Singapore491.70.9
New Zealand481.72.3
Iran441.51.5
United States of America431.51.2
Indonesia411.41.1
Taiwan401.40.4
Japan371.30.7
Germany311.10.7
Russian Federation301.00.5
France291.00.3
Venezuela 281.00.4
Brazil240.80.4
Pakistan240.81.1
Canada240.80.6
Bangladesh210.71.3
Mexico210.70.4
Nepal200.71.2
Ireland200.70.7
Vietnam200.72.4
Sweden190.70.1
Israel180.60.1
Albania170.60.2
Colombia170.60.4
Iraq160.60.8
Thailand160.60.7
Italy150.50.3
Romania120.40.2
Saudi Arabia110.40.9
Afghanistan110.42.5
Namibia100.30.0
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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.

Excludes countries with fewer than 10 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
City of Burnside - Recent arrivals2011
BirthplaceNumber%Adelaide SD
Total overseas born2,889100.0100.0
Non-English speaking backgrounds2,36281.878.3
Main English speaking countries52718.221.7
Australia00.00.0

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.

Birthplace, 2011
Birthplace, 2011 China, Adelaide SD: 13.4% United Kingdom, Adelaide SD: 14.8% India, Adelaide SD: 17.7% Malaysia, Adelaide SD: 3.9% South Korea, Adelaide SD: 2.4% Sri Lanka, Adelaide SD: 1.7% Hong Kong, Adelaide SD: 1.4% South Africa, Adelaide SD: 2.6% Philippines, Adelaide SD: 4.0% Singapore, Adelaide SD: 0.9% China, City of Burnside: 24.4% United Kingdom, City of Burnside: 11.7% India, City of Burnside: 10.0% Malaysia, City of Burnside: 7.2% South Korea, City of Burnside: 6.2% Sri Lanka, City of Burnside: 3.4% Hong Kong, City of Burnside: 3.0% South Africa, City of Burnside: 2.7% Philippines, City of Burnside: 1.9% Singapore, City of Burnside: 1.7%
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.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the country of birth of recent overseas arrivals in the City of Burnside in 2011 compared to Adelaide SD shows that there was a larger proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 81.8% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 78.3% respectively for Adelaide SD.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth for the recent overseas arriving population in the City of Burnside was China, where 24.4% or 704 people were born.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the recent overseas arriving population in the City of Burnside and Adelaide SD were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in China (24.4% compared to 13.4%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in South Korea (6.2% compared to 2.4%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Malaysia (7.2% compared to 3.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in India (10.0% compared to 17.7%)
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