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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

In 2016, 21% of people in the City of Charles Sturt, 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 City of Charles Sturt. 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 City of Charles Sturt's Country of Birth data should be viewed together with Ancestry, Language Spoken at Home and Religion.

Please note: Due to changes in ABS rules around perturbation and additivity of data to protect the confidentiality of individuals in 2016, counts of individual birthplace groups and totals derived from them may differ slightly from those published by the ABS. For more information see notes on data confidentiality.

Derived from the Census question:

'In which country was the person born?'

Total population

Birthplace - Ranked by size
City of Charles Sturt - Overseas born (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%Greater Adelaide %Number%Greater Adelaide %2011 to 2016
United Kingdom
5,0234.57.45,0624.88.3-39
map this data in atlas.idItaly3,3893.01.33,8673.71.6-478
map this data in atlas.idIndia2,6972.42.02,1412.01.4+556
Vietnam
2,3012.11.11,9371.81.0+364
map this data in atlas.idGreece1,7571.60.61,9501.90.7-193
China
1,4021.31.81,0351.01.3+367
Philippines
8980.80.85940.60.6+304
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
7870.70.28490.80.3-62
New Zealand
7570.70.86920.70.8+65
Germany
7560.70.67670.70.8-11
Croatia
5980.50.26820.60.2-84
Poland
5910.50.47100.70.4-119
Bosnia and Herzegovina
5190.50.15220.50.2-3
Malaysia
4350.40.63420.30.5+93
South Africa
3870.30.43250.30.4+62
Pakistan
3310.30.31200.10.1+211
Netherlands
2960.30.43320.30.4-36
Cambodia
2940.30.22760.30.2+18
Iran
2920.30.31600.20.2+132
Ireland
2660.20.22340.20.2+32
United States of America
2520.20.32030.20.3+49
Afghanistan
2360.20.52110.20.2+25
Thailand
2350.20.21530.10.2+82
Sudan
2260.20.12370.20.1-11
Cyprus
1960.20.12130.20.1-17
Egypt
1920.20.11520.10.1+40
Malta
1860.20.11960.20.1-10
Sri Lanka
1790.20.31560.10.2+23
Ukraine
1760.20.12300.20.1-54
Ethiopia
1660.10.1900.10.0+76
Canada
1660.10.21320.10.2+34
Portugal
1640.10.01400.10.0+24
Russian Federation
1600.10.11660.20.1-6
Hong Kong
1500.10.31350.10.2+15
Iraq
1500.10.11470.10.1+3
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
1330.10.01370.10.0-4
South Korea
1330.10.3980.10.3+35
Brazil
1260.10.1530.10.0+73
Singapore
1250.10.2880.10.2+37
France
1190.10.1860.10.1+33
Hungary
1170.10.1950.10.1+22
Eritrea
1160.10.0650.10.0+51
Indonesia
1150.10.2940.10.1+21
Nepal
1140.10.2580.10.1+56
Austria
1130.10.11400.10.1-27
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
City of Charles Sturt - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%Greater Adelaide %Number%Greater Adelaide %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born30,70027.526.328,60427.225.3+2,096
Non-English speaking backgrounds
23,84921.317.021,95620.915.1+1,893
Main English speaking countries
6,8516.19.26,6486.310.2+203
Australia
74,78066.968.271,43868.070.2+3,342
Not stated
6,2695.65.54,9414.74.5+1,328

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Birthplace, 2016
Birthplace, 2016 United Kingdom, Greater Adelaide: 7.4% Italy, Greater Adelaide: 1.3% India, Greater Adelaide: 2.0% Vietnam, Greater Adelaide: 1.1% Greece, Greater Adelaide: 0.6% China, Greater Adelaide: 1.8% Philippines, Greater Adelaide: 0.8% Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), Greater Adelaide: 0.2% New Zealand, Greater Adelaide: 0.8% Germany, Greater Adelaide: 0.6% United Kingdom, City of Charles Sturt: 4.5% Italy, City of Charles Sturt: 3.0% India, City of Charles Sturt: 2.4% Vietnam, City of Charles Sturt: 2.1% Greece, City of Charles Sturt: 1.6% China, City of Charles Sturt: 1.3% Philippines, City of Charles Sturt: 0.8% Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% New Zealand, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% Germany, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in birthplace, 2011 to 2016
Change in birthplace, 2011 to 2016 United Kingdom, City of Charles Sturt: -39 Italy, City of Charles Sturt: -478 India, City of Charles Sturt: +556 Vietnam, City of Charles Sturt: +364 Greece, City of Charles Sturt: -193 China, City of Charles Sturt: +367 Philippines, City of Charles Sturt: +304 Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), City of Charles Sturt: -62 New Zealand, City of Charles Sturt: +65 Germany, City of Charles Sturt: -11
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 City of Charles Sturt in 2016 compared to Greater Adelaide 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, 27.5% of the population was born overseas, and 21.3% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 26.3% and 17.0% respectively for Greater Adelaide.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in the City of Charles Sturt was Italy, where 3.0% of the population, or 3,389 people, were born.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in the City of Charles Sturt and Greater Adelaide were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in Italy (3.0% compared to 1.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (4.5% compared to 7.4%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas increased by 2,096 or 7.3%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 1,893 or 8.6%.

The largest changes in birthplace countries of the population in this area between 2011 and 2016 were for those born in:

  • India (+556 persons)
  • Italy (-478 persons)
  • China (+367 persons)
  • Vietnam (+364 persons)

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