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In 2011, 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.

Derived from the Census question:

'In which country was the person born?'

Total population

Birthplace - Ranked by size
City of Charles Sturt - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Greater Adelaide %Number%Greater Adelaide %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
5,0624.88.34,9754.98.8+87
map this data in atlas.idItaly3,8673.71.64,1714.11.8-304
map this data in atlas.idIndia2,1412.01.45800.60.5+1,561
map this data in atlas.idGreece1,9501.90.72,1282.10.8-178
Vietnam
1,9371.81.01,8151.80.9+122
China
1,0351.01.36310.60.7+404
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
8490.80.38530.80.3-4
Germany
7670.70.88610.90.9-94
Poland
7100.70.48430.80.5-133
New Zealand
6920.70.86200.60.8+72
Croatia
6820.60.27710.80.3-89
Philippines
5940.60.63280.30.4+266
Bosnia and Herzegovina
5220.50.25410.50.2-19
Malaysia
3420.30.52360.20.4+106
Netherlands
3320.30.43320.30.50
South Africa
3250.30.42690.30.3+56
Cambodia
2760.30.22890.30.2-13
Sudan
2370.20.12660.30.1-29
Ireland
2340.20.22000.20.2+34
Ukraine
2300.20.13020.30.1-72
Cyprus
2130.20.12120.20.1+1
Afghanistan
2110.20.21650.20.1+46
United States of America
2030.20.31680.20.3+35
Malta
1960.20.11970.20.1-1
Russian Federation
1660.20.11630.20.1+3
Iran
1600.20.2830.10.2+77
Sri Lanka
1560.10.2780.10.1+78
Thailand
1530.10.21020.10.1+51
Egypt
1520.10.11230.10.1+29
Iraq
1470.10.11530.20.1-6
Portugal
1400.10.01390.10.0+1
Austria
1400.10.11410.10.1-1
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
1370.10.01600.20.0-23
Hong Kong
1350.10.2800.10.2+55
Canada
1320.10.21210.10.1+11
Pakistan
1200.10.1550.10.1+65
Lebanon
1100.10.11120.10.1-2
Liberia
1090.10.0530.10.0+56
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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)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Greater Adelaide %Number%Greater Adelaide %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born28,60427.225.325,61325.523.3+2,991
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds21,95620.915.119,26019.212.8+2,696
Main English speaking countries
6,6486.310.26,3536.310.5+295
Australia
71,43868.070.268,73368.471.1+2,705
Not stated
4,9414.74.56,1946.25.6-1,253

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, Greater Adelaide: 8.3% Italy, Greater Adelaide: 1.6% India, Greater Adelaide: 1.4% Greece, Greater Adelaide: 0.7% Vietnam, Greater Adelaide: 1.0% China, Greater Adelaide: 1.3% Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), Greater Adelaide: 0.3% Germany, Greater Adelaide: 0.8% Poland, Greater Adelaide: 0.4% New Zealand, Greater Adelaide: 0.8% United Kingdom, City of Charles Sturt: 4.8% Italy, City of Charles Sturt: 3.7% India, City of Charles Sturt: 2.0% Greece, City of Charles Sturt: 1.9% Vietnam, City of Charles Sturt: 1.8% China, City of Charles Sturt: 1.0% Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), City of Charles Sturt: 0.8% Germany, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% Poland, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% New Zealand, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7%
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 United Kingdom, City of Charles Sturt: +87 Italy, City of Charles Sturt: -304 India, City of Charles Sturt: +1,561 Greece, City of Charles Sturt: -178 Vietnam, City of Charles Sturt: +122 China, City of Charles Sturt: +404 Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), City of Charles Sturt: -4 Germany, City of Charles Sturt: -94 Poland, City of Charles Sturt: -133 New Zealand, City of Charles Sturt: +72
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the country of birth of the population in the City of Charles Sturt in 2011 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, 27.2% of the population was born overseas, and 20.9% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 25.3% and 15.1% respectively for Greater Adelaide.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in the City of Charles Sturt was Italy, where 3.7% of the population, or 3,867 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 (3.7% compared to 1.6%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Greece (1.9% compared to 0.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (4.8% compared to 8.3%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 2,991 or 11.7%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 2,696 or 14.0%.

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

  • India (+1,561 persons)
  • China (+404 persons)
  • Italy (-304 persons)
  • Philippines (+266 persons)

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