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Non-English speakers - Birthplace

In 2011, 25.0% of the non-English speaking population in the City of Burnside were born in Australia.

People speaking a language other than English at home may have been born in a variety of different countries. Second and third generation migrants may be born in Australia. This topic looks at the distribution of birthplaces for non-English language speakers only. It is likely to vary depending on which communities exist in the local area. Some countries may have multiple languages represented, in different parts of the country (eg. India), while other languages are spoken in a range of countries (e.g. Spanish, Arabic). This topic is another tool to pinpoint the particular cultural groups forming your community.

Derived from the Census question:

'In which country was the person born?'

People speaking a language other than English at home

Birthplace - Ranked by size
City of Burnside - Non-English speakers20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Adelaide SDNumber%Adelaide SD2006 to 2011
China1,08013.47.04987.44.3+582
Italy5817.27.76449.610.5-63
Malaysia5046.32.34396.62.1+65
India4475.67.12423.62.5+205
South Korea2763.41.32493.70.8+27
Hong Kong2693.31.12794.21.2-10
Greece2282.83.92403.65.3-12
Sri Lanka1872.30.81211.80.5+66
Germany1572.01.91612.42.6-4
Taiwan1401.70.31291.90.3+11
Iran1341.71.21121.71.0+22
Vietnam1301.65.3921.45.9+38
Singapore1111.40.51221.80.5-11
Japan971.20.5811.20.5+16
Indonesia801.00.7590.90.6+21
Poland801.02.0901.32.8-10
Philippines771.02.7310.51.9+46
Russian Federation710.90.5500.70.5+21
Lebanon630.80.6691.00.8-6
Thailand560.70.7360.50.6+20
United Kingdom 520.60.5430.60.5+9
France480.60.3400.60.3+8
South Africa470.60.7330.50.5+14
Pakistan410.50.6140.20.3+27
Hungary390.50.4600.90.5-21
Netherlands370.50.9550.81.2-18
Latvia360.40.2450.70.3-9
Turkey360.40.2330.50.2+3
Iraq310.40.6120.20.4+19
Egypt260.30.4160.20.4+10
Croatia260.31.1360.51.5-10
Venezuela 260.30.240.10.0+22
New Zealand240.30.3140.20.2+10
Fiji240.30.3140.20.3+10
Cyprus230.30.5220.30.7+1
United States of America230.30.1220.30.1+1
Bangladesh220.30.6120.20.2+10
Nepal220.30.440.10.0+18
Ukraine220.30.4230.30.6-1
Romania210.30.4260.40.5-5
Mexico210.30.1150.20.0+6
Inadequately described200.20.3330.50.3-13
South Eastern Europe, nfd200.20.7320.51.1-12
Brunei Darussalam190.20.0200.30.0-1
Lithuania180.20.1130.20.2+5
Spain180.20.2120.20.2+6
Cambodia170.21.2120.21.3+5
Colombia170.20.240.10.0+13
Argentina170.20.1150.20.2+2
Brazil160.20.2140.20.1+2
Serbia150.20.6180.30.7-3
Sweden150.20.1110.20.1+4
Austria140.20.3220.30.4-8
Albania140.20.1100.10.1+4
Saudi Arabia140.20.400.00.0+14
Israel130.20.1180.30.1-5
Czech Republic130.20.290.10.2+4
Bosnia and Herzegovina130.20.9190.31.2-6
Belgium130.20.1120.20.1+1
Switzerland120.10.1140.20.1-2
Bulgaria110.10.160.10.2+5
Sudan110.10.7160.20.8-5
Chile110.10.380.10.3+3
Canada110.10.1150.20.1-4
Peru100.10.1110.20.1-1
Slovenia100.10.170.10.2+3
Slovakia100.10.100.00.2+10
Malta100.10.380.10.4+2
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Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented 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 - Non-English speakers20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Adelaide SDNumber%Adelaide SD2006 to 2011
Total overseas born5,91573.671.34,75371.067.1+1,162
Non-English speaking backgrounds5,76971.869.64,64169.465.7+1,128
Main English speaking countries1461.81.71121.71.4+34
Australia2,00725.026.71,77526.529.6+232
Not stated 1151.42.01622.43.3-47

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 China, Adelaide SD: 7.0% Italy, Adelaide SD: 7.7% Malaysia, Adelaide SD: 2.3% India, Adelaide SD: 7.1% South Korea, Adelaide SD: 1.3% Hong Kong, Adelaide SD: 1.1% Greece, Adelaide SD: 3.9% Sri Lanka, Adelaide SD: 0.8% Germany, Adelaide SD: 1.9% Taiwan, Adelaide SD: 0.3% China, City of Burnside: 13.4% Italy, City of Burnside: 7.2% Malaysia, City of Burnside: 6.3% India, City of Burnside: 5.6% South Korea, City of Burnside: 3.4% Hong Kong, City of Burnside: 3.3% Greece, City of Burnside: 2.8% Sri Lanka, City of Burnside: 2.3% Germany, City of Burnside: 2.0% Taiwan, City of Burnside: 1.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in atlas.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011 China, City of Burnside: +582 Italy, City of Burnside: -63 Malaysia, City of Burnside: +65 India, City of Burnside: +205 South Korea, City of Burnside: +27 Hong Kong, City of Burnside: -10 Greece, City of Burnside: -12 Sri Lanka, City of Burnside: +66 Germany, City of Burnside: -4 Taiwan, City of Burnside: +11
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in atlas.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

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

Overall, 73.6% of the non-English population was born overseas, compared with 71.3% for Adelaide SD.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the non-English speaking population in the City of Burnside and Adelaide SD were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in China (13.4% compared to 7.0%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Malaysia (6.3% compared to 2.3%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Hong Kong (3.3% compared to 1.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Vietnam (1.6% compared to 5.3%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of non-English speakers born overseas increased by 1,162 or 24.4%,

The largest changes in birthplace countries of the non-English speaking population in this area between 2006 and 2011 were for those born in:

  • China (+582 persons)
  • India (+205 persons)
  • Sri Lanka (+66 persons)
  • Malaysia (+65 persons)
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