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Overseas born - Introduction

In 2011, there were 11,488 overseas born people living in the City of Burnside.

This population includes anyone who stated a birthplace country other than Australia or its territories on their Census form.

The population born overseas is an extremely important one in Australia, as immigration is integral to our national identity, and has increased markedly since 2006. Information on migrant communities is vital for planning local government activities such as community services, library collections, translation services, as well as planning for types of dwellings and community infrastructure.

Derived from the Census question:

'In which country was the person born?'

People born overseas

Key statistics
City of Burnside - Overseas born20112006Change
Number%Adelaide SDNumber%Adelaide SD2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Males5,39046.948.54,87747.248.6+513
Females6,09953.151.55,45252.851.4+647
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years9328.16.36866.64.6+246
15 - 24 years1,34011.79.31,14411.18.2+196
25 - 64 years6,48956.559.36,13459.460.8+355
65 years or more2,72723.725.12,36722.926.4+360
Total population11,488100.0100.010,331100.0100.0+1,157
Language Top 3--------------
English5,49347.849.65,47253.056.0+21
Mandarin1,20410.54.86736.52.9+531
Cantonese7036.12.36696.52.4+34
Year of arrival--------------
2006 and after2,88425.123.4--------
Before 20068,18271.272.2--------
Education institute attending--------------
Pre-school620.50.4360.30.3+26
Primary school5574.83.64084.02.6+149
Secondary school6255.43.35435.32.8+82
Tertiary (University and TAFE)1,26011.09.41,0159.87.9+245
Highest qualification achieved--------------
University5,52552.331.24,55847.324.2+967
Other post-school8638.215.59029.416.1-39
No qualification3,49733.145.23,36034.950.0+137
Work--------------
Unemployment rate3796.36.92594.76.2+120
Participation rate5,98956.753.15,52557.350.5+464
Household income--------------
$599 or less1,83216.622.3--------
$600 to $19994,03736.545.6--------
$2000 or more4,12837.323.0--------
Household type--------------
Couple with children4,97745.140.74,34744.739.8+630
Couple without children3,16728.730.72,88529.631.3+282
One parent family9668.89.18388.69.4+128
Group household4914.55.03753.94.2+116
Lone person household1,31411.913.21,17012.014.2+144
Dwelling type--------------
Private dwellings11,04797.397.19,77096.797.0+1,277
Non-private dwellings3062.72.93373.33.0-31
Housing tenure--------------
Fully owned4,27838.732.84,23443.338.6+44
Mortgage3,21429.132.62,88229.532.4+332
Renting3,24729.431.02,32923.825.1+918
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house7,92971.877.57,43676.180.7+493
Medium density2,83825.719.82,20222.517.1+636
High density2802.52.51321.41.9+148

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

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Data notes

For dwelling related topics (household type, household income, bedrooms etc), only household members who state an overseas birthplace are included in the table. If more than one household member was born overseas, there will be multiple counts for the same household in the table. People who did not answer the birthplace question are excluded.

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