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Central Coast Council area

Birthplace

In 2011, 3% of people in the Central Coast Council area, 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 the Central Coast Council area. 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, the Central Coast Council area'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
Central Coast Council area - Overseas born (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Regional TAS %Number%Regional TAS %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom9954.74.79774.74.7+18
Netherlands1980.90.52191.10.6-21
New Zealand1700.81.11400.71.0+30
Germany550.30.4540.30.4+1
Philippines480.20.3430.20.2+5
United States of America360.20.3390.20.2-3
Canada250.10.1190.10.1+6
South Africa230.10.2240.10.2-1

Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Central Coast Council area - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Regional TAS %Number%Regional TAS %2006 to 2011
Total overseas born1,8268.510.41,7568.59.8+70
Non-English speaking backgrounds5562.63.95332.63.4+23
Main English speaking countries1,2705.96.51,2235.96.3+47
Australia18,44186.384.817,68085.684.4+761
Not stated1,0925.14.81,2255.95.9-133

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, Regional TAS: 4.7% Netherlands, Regional TAS: 0.5% New Zealand, Regional TAS: 1.1% Germany, Regional TAS: 0.4% Philippines, Regional TAS: 0.3% United States of America, Regional TAS: 0.3% Canada, Regional TAS: 0.1% South Africa, Regional TAS: 0.2% United Kingdom, Central Coast Council area: 4.7% Netherlands, Central Coast Council area: 0.9% New Zealand, Central Coast Council area: 0.8% Germany, Central Coast Council area: 0.3% Philippines, Central Coast Council area: 0.2% United States of America, Central Coast Council area: 0.2% Canada, Central Coast Council area: 0.1% South Africa, Central Coast Council area: 0.1%
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, Central Coast Council area: +18 Netherlands, Central Coast Council area: -21 New Zealand, Central Coast Council area: +30 Germany, Central Coast Council area: +1 Philippines, Central Coast Council area: +5 United States of America, Central Coast Council area: -3 Canada, Central Coast Council area: +6 South Africa, Central Coast Council area: -1
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 the Central Coast Council area in 2011 compared to Regional TAS 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, 8.5% of the population was born overseas, and 2.6% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 10.4% and 3.9% respectively for Regional TAS.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in the Central Coast Council area was Netherlands, where 0.9% of the population, or 198 people, were born.

There were no major differences between Central Coast Council area and Regional TAS in 2011.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 70 or 4.0%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 23 or 4.3%.

There were no major differences in the Central Coast Council area between 2006 and 2011.

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