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Berwick Township - Beaconsfield

Overseas arrivals

5,115 people who were living in Berwick Township - Beaconsfield in 2011 were born overseas, and 17% arrived in Australia within 5 years prior to 2011.

The Year of Arrival data records when the overseas born population arrived in Australia. The data shows the degree to which areas are 'ports' for new overseas arrivals and reveals the role of Berwick Township - Beaconsfield in housing the overseas-born. The number of recent overseas arrivals in an area is often determined by housing affordability, employment opportunities and pre-existing communities located in the area.

Berwick Township - Beaconsfield's Year of Arrival data, when used with Birthplace, Religion and Language Spoken at Home data, is a good indicator of the likely need for services in migrant communities.

Derived from the Census question:

'In what year did the person first arrive in Australia to live here for one year or more?'

Overseas born population

Overseas arrivals
Berwick Township - Beaconsfield - Overseas born (Usual residence)2011
Year of arrival in AustraliaNumber%City of Casey %
map this data in atlas.id2006 to 9 Aug 201186416.920.8
2001 to 2005
4899.615.0
1991 to 2000 (10 year period)
59611.718.9
1981 to 1990 (10 year period)
81015.817.6
1971 to 1980 (10 year period)
68813.49.5
1961 to 1970 (10 year period)
79315.59.0
Arrived in 1960 or earlier
70413.85.4
Not stated
1723.43.7

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

Overseas arrivals, 2011
Overseas arrivals, 2011 Not stated, City of Casey: 3.7% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, City of Casey: 5.4% 1961 to 1970, City of Casey: 9.0% 1971 to 1980, City of Casey: 9.5% 1981 to 1990, City of Casey: 17.6% 1991 to 2000, City of Casey: 18.9% 2001 to 2005, City of Casey: 15.0% 2006 to 9 Aug 2011, City of Casey: 20.8% Not stated, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 3.4% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 13.8% 1961 to 1970, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 15.5% 1971 to 1980, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 13.4% 1981 to 1990, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 15.8% 1991 to 2000, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 11.7% 2001 to 2005, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 9.6% 2006 to 9 Aug 2011, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 16.9%
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.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the year of arrival for the overseas born population of Berwick Township - Beaconsfield in 2011 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a larger proportion of people who arrived before 2001, and a smaller proportion of recent overseas arrivals (those who arrived between 2006 and 2011).

Overall, 70.2% of the overseas born population arrived before 2001, and 16.9% arrived during or after 2006, compared with 60.4% and 20.8% respectively for the City of Casey.

The major differences in year of arrival data in the population between Berwick Township - Beaconsfield and the City of Casey are:

  • A larger percentage of arrivals between in 1960 or earlier (13.8% compared to 5.4%)
  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 1961 and 1970 (15.5% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 1991 and 2000 (11.7% compared to 18.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 2001 and 2005 (9.6% compared to 15.0%)

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