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Central Coast Council area

Recent arrivals - Introduction

In the Central Coast Council area, 4,587 people had arrived in Australia within 5 years prior to 2011.

Recent arrivals are defined as those persons who are now usual residents of the area, who arrived in Australia (not necessarily within the local area) between 1 January 2006 and 9 August 2011.

Recent arrivals are an important community to quantify and understand, as migrants may have difficulties settling into and contributing to Australian society, and local government provides many services to support recent migrants.

Derived from the Census question:

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

People born overseas and arriving in Australia between 2006 and 9 Aug 2011

Key statistics
Central Coast Council area - Recent arrivals2011
Number%Greater Sydney
Population summary------
Age structure------
0 - 14 years1,12824.614.2
15 - 24 years49910.921.0
25 -64 years2,75860.162.7
65 years or more2024.42.0
Total population4,587100.0100.0
Birthplace Top 3------
United Kingdom1,51633.18.9
New Zealand48210.55.2
South Africa2695.92.3
Language Top 3------
Education institute attending------
Primary school62613.77.3
Secondary school3217.05.4
Tertiary (University and TAFE)4439.719.9
Highest qualification achieved------
Other post-school49214.26.9
No qualification1,13332.733.4
Unemployment rate25410.911.0
Participation rate2,32466.964.8
Top 3 Occupations------
Technicians and Trades Workers30114.511.6
Household income------
$599 or less46110.313.9
$600 to $19992,05945.942.2
$2000 or more1,56935.035.3
Household type------
Couple with children2,80562.947.1
Couple without children1,06824.026.2
One parent family2766.26.7
Group household1182.612.7
Lone person household1743.94.2
Dwelling type------
Private dwellings4,46299.298.0
Non-private dwellings350.82.0
Housing tenure------
Fully owned47410.75.9
Dwelling structure------
Separate house3,22472.333.0
Medium density85519.223.6
High density3728.342.7

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.

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Data notes

Because of the year-based definition of recent arrivals, no time series information is shown for this group.

For dwelling related topics (household type, household income, bedrooms etc), only household members who arrived in the specified time period are counted in the table. If more than one household member arrived in that time period, there will be multiple counts for the same household in the table.