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In 2011, 42% of people in Lynbrook, 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 Lynbrook. 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, Lynbrook'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
Lynbrook - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idIndia6659.84.12485.52.2+417
map this data in atlas.idSri Lanka3254.83.02054.62.3+120
New Zealand
1952.92.41302.92.1+65
China
1652.41.0190.40.7+146
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines1602.41.3902.01.0+70
United Kingdom
1502.24.61222.75.2+28
Fiji
1432.10.7681.50.6+75
Cambodia
1402.10.5671.50.4+73
map this data in atlas.idMauritius1311.91.2851.91.1+46
Afghanistan
1051.61.8260.60.8+79
Vietnam
671.00.5330.70.5+34
Turkey
661.00.3330.70.3+33
Samoa
590.90.4200.40.3+39
East Timor
580.90.3290.60.4+29
Chile
510.80.4431.00.4+8
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
480.70.2320.70.2+16
Malaysia
380.60.5210.50.4+17
Poland
340.50.5360.80.6-2
El Salvador
340.50.2310.70.3+3
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
320.50.7280.60.8+4
Laos
260.40.1200.40.1+6
Romania
260.40.6270.60.6-1
Italy
250.40.7120.30.8+13
South Africa
250.40.8340.80.7-9
Egypt
210.30.4100.20.3+11
Ethiopia
200.30.130.10.1+17
Sudan
200.30.360.10.2+14
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Lynbrook - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born3,21347.534.91,79639.930.3+1,417
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds2,81341.626.71,47132.721.9+1,342
Main English speaking countries
4005.98.23247.28.4+76
Australia
3,30348.860.82,45354.563.5+850
Not stated
2473.74.32525.66.2-5

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 India, City of Casey: 4.1% Sri Lanka, City of Casey: 3.0% New Zealand, City of Casey: 2.4% China, City of Casey: 1.0% Philippines, City of Casey: 1.3% United Kingdom, City of Casey: 4.6% Fiji, City of Casey: 0.7% Cambodia, City of Casey: 0.5% Mauritius, City of Casey: 1.2% Afghanistan, City of Casey: 1.8% India, Lynbrook: 9.8% Sri Lanka, Lynbrook: 4.8% New Zealand, Lynbrook: 2.9% China, Lynbrook: 2.4% Philippines, Lynbrook: 2.4% United Kingdom, Lynbrook: 2.2% Fiji, Lynbrook: 2.1% Cambodia, Lynbrook: 2.1% Mauritius, Lynbrook: 1.9% Afghanistan, Lynbrook: 1.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011 India, Lynbrook: +417 Sri Lanka, Lynbrook: +120 New Zealand, Lynbrook: +65 China, Lynbrook: +146 Philippines, Lynbrook: +70 United Kingdom, Lynbrook: +28 Fiji, Lynbrook: +75 Cambodia, Lynbrook: +73 Mauritius, Lynbrook: +46 Afghanistan, Lynbrook: +79
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 Lynbrook in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a larger proportion of people born overseas, as well as a larger proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 47.5% of the population was born overseas, and 41.6% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 34.9% and 26.7% respectively for the City of Casey.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in Lynbrook was India, where 9.8% of the population, or 665 people, were born.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in Lynbrook and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in India (9.8% compared to 4.1%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Sri Lanka (4.8% compared to 3.0%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Cambodia (2.1% compared to 0.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (2.2% compared to 4.6%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 1,417 or 78.9%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 1,342 or 91.2%.

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

  • India (+417 persons)
  • China (+146 persons)
  • Sri Lanka (+120 persons)
  • Afghanistan (+79 persons)

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