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In 2011, 20% of people in Campbelltown City, came from countries where English was not their first language.

Country of Birth data identifies where people were born and is indicative of the level of cultural diversity in Campbelltown City. The mix of Country of Birth groups is also indicative of historical settlement patterns, as source countries for Australia's immigration program have varied significantly over time.

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

Derived from the Census question:

'In which country was the person born?'

Total population

Birthplace - Ranked by size
Campbelltown City - Overseas born (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Greater Sydney %Number%Greater Sydney %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
5,7613.94.16,4414.54.3-680
New Zealand
3,7802.61.93,2612.32.0+519
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines3,5952.51.43,0562.11.3+539
map this data in atlas.idIndia2,9472.02.01,9031.31.3+1,044
Fiji
2,2971.60.71,9901.40.7+307
Bangladesh
1,8771.30.41,0690.70.3+808
Samoa
1,5181.00.21,1830.80.2+335
China
1,0250.73.48080.62.6+217
South Africa
9490.70.89230.60.7+26
Lebanon
9450.61.39560.71.3-11
Chile
8270.60.38350.60.3-8
Laos
6990.50.17130.50.1-14
Egypt
6600.50.46400.40.4+20
Vietnam
6000.41.65700.41.5+30
Pakistan
5730.40.34210.30.2+152
Germany
5520.40.45930.40.5-41
Italy
5230.41.05590.41.1-36
Mauritius
5110.40.15290.40.1-18
Poland
5030.30.35850.40.3-82
Sri Lanka
4880.30.53880.30.4+100
Indonesia
4560.30.63470.20.5+109
Thailand
4220.30.33560.20.3+66
Malaysia
3930.30.63380.20.5+55
Croatia
3930.30.34690.30.4-76
Tonga
3540.20.12940.20.1+60
Cambodia
3460.20.23260.20.2+20
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
3440.20.33600.30.4-16
Ireland
3410.20.43640.30.3-23
Malta
3140.20.33490.20.4-35
Greece
3080.20.73810.30.8-73
Iraq
2760.20.72260.20.5+50
Netherlands
2700.20.23350.20.3-65
Uruguay
2650.20.12750.20.2-10
United States of America
2590.20.52220.20.4+37
Argentina
2580.20.12270.20.1+31
Hong Kong
2280.20.82490.20.9-21
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
2090.10.32290.20.3-20
Cook Islands
2090.10.02150.20.0-6
Afghanistan
2000.10.21800.10.2+20
Bosnia and Herzegovina
1960.10.22210.20.2-25
El Salvador
1840.10.01950.10.0-11
Peru
1780.10.11650.10.1+13
Nepal
1570.10.3620.00.1+95
Zimbabwe
1510.10.1740.10.1+77
Hungary
1460.10.11570.10.2-11
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Campbelltown City - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Greater Sydney %Number%Greater Sydney %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born41,04728.134.237,41126.131.7+3,636
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds29,85320.526.326,10718.223.9+3,746
Main English speaking countries
11,1947.77.911,3047.97.8-110
Australia
96,28366.059.995,53966.860.4+744
Not stated
8,6395.95.910,1217.17.9-1,482

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 United Kingdom, Greater Sydney: 4.1% New Zealand, Greater Sydney: 1.9% Philippines, Greater Sydney: 1.4% India, Greater Sydney: 2.0% Fiji, Greater Sydney: 0.7% Bangladesh, Greater Sydney: 0.4% Samoa, Greater Sydney: 0.2% China, Greater Sydney: 3.4% South Africa, Greater Sydney: 0.8% Lebanon, Greater Sydney: 1.3% United Kingdom, Campbelltown City: 3.9% New Zealand, Campbelltown City: 2.6% Philippines, Campbelltown City: 2.5% India, Campbelltown City: 2.0% Fiji, Campbelltown City: 1.6% Bangladesh, Campbelltown City: 1.3% Samoa, Campbelltown City: 1.0% China, Campbelltown City: 0.7% South Africa, Campbelltown City: 0.7% Lebanon, Campbelltown City: 0.6%
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.
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011 United Kingdom, Campbelltown City: -680 New Zealand, Campbelltown City: +519 Philippines, Campbelltown City: +539 India, Campbelltown City: +1,044 Fiji, Campbelltown City: +307 Bangladesh, Campbelltown City: +808 Samoa, Campbelltown City: +335 China, Campbelltown City: +217 South Africa, Campbelltown City: +26 Lebanon, Campbelltown City: -11
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the country of birth of the population in Campbelltown City in 2011 compared to Greater Sydney shows that there was a smaller proportion of people born overseas, as well as a smaller proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 28.1% of the population was born overseas, and 20.5% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 34.2% and 26.3% respectively for Greater Sydney.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in Campbelltown City was Philippines, where 2.5% of the population, or 3,595 people, were born.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in Campbelltown City and Greater Sydney were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in Philippines (2.5% compared to 1.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in China (0.7% compared to 3.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Vietnam (0.4% compared to 1.6%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 3,636 or 9.7%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 3,746 or 14.3%.

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

  • India (+1,044 persons)
  • Bangladesh (+808 persons)
  • United Kingdom (-680 persons)
  • Philippines (+539 persons)

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