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In 2011, 37% of people in Lyndhurst, 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 Lyndhurst. 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, Lyndhurst'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
Lyndhurst - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idIndia3667.54.1214.02.2+345
map this data in atlas.idSri Lanka3196.53.0214.02.3+298
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines1763.61.3122.31.0+164
United Kingdom
1483.04.6244.65.2+124
New Zealand
1222.52.481.52.1+114
map this data in atlas.idMauritius861.81.2132.51.1+73
South Africa
671.40.861.10.7+61
China
661.31.000.00.7+66
Vietnam
561.10.500.00.5+56
Turkey
370.80.381.50.3+29
Fiji
360.70.730.60.6+33
Malaysia
330.70.500.00.4+33
Singapore
330.70.351.00.2+28
Afghanistan
330.71.800.00.8+33
Cambodia
320.70.500.00.4+32
Egypt
230.50.440.80.3+19
Hong Kong
220.40.100.00.1+22
Germany
210.40.400.00.5+21
Greece
210.40.300.00.4+21
Thailand
200.40.240.80.1+16
Poland
200.40.500.00.6+20
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Lyndhurst - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born2,20545.134.918936.130.3+2,016
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds1,82537.326.714327.321.9+1,682
Main English speaking countries
3807.88.2468.88.4+334
Australia
2,53751.860.831961.063.5+2,218
Not stated
1523.14.3152.96.2+137

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% Philippines, City of Casey: 1.3% United Kingdom, City of Casey: 4.6% New Zealand, City of Casey: 2.4% Mauritius, City of Casey: 1.2% South Africa, City of Casey: 0.8% China, City of Casey: 1.0% Vietnam, City of Casey: 0.5% Turkey, City of Casey: 0.3% India, Lyndhurst: 7.5% Sri Lanka, Lyndhurst: 6.5% Philippines, Lyndhurst: 3.6% United Kingdom, Lyndhurst: 3.0% New Zealand, Lyndhurst: 2.5% Mauritius, Lyndhurst: 1.8% South Africa, Lyndhurst: 1.4% China, Lyndhurst: 1.3% Vietnam, Lyndhurst: 1.1% Turkey, Lyndhurst: 0.8%
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, Lyndhurst: +345 Sri Lanka, Lyndhurst: +298 Philippines, Lyndhurst: +164 United Kingdom, Lyndhurst: +124 New Zealand, Lyndhurst: +114 Mauritius, Lyndhurst: +73 South Africa, Lyndhurst: +61 China, Lyndhurst: +66 Vietnam, Lyndhurst: +56 Turkey, Lyndhurst: +29
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 Lyndhurst 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, 45.1% of the population was born overseas, and 37.3% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 34.9% and 26.7% respectively for the City of Casey.

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

  • A larger percentage of people born in Sri Lanka (6.5% compared to 3.0%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in India (7.5% compared to 4.1%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Philippines (3.6% compared to 1.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (3.0% compared to 4.6%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 2,016 or 1066.7%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 1,682 or 1176.2%.

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

  • India (+345 persons)
  • Sri Lanka (+298 persons)
  • Philippines (+164 persons)
  • United Kingdom (+124 persons)

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