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In 2011, 29% of people in Findon, 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 Findon. 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, Findon'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
Findon - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idItaly4377.73.75289.84.1-91
map this data in atlas.idIndia3045.32.0521.00.6+252
United Kingdom
1773.14.81883.54.9-11
Vietnam
681.21.8541.01.8+14
map this data in atlas.idGreece651.11.9711.32.1-6
New Zealand
581.00.7310.60.6+27
Sudan
510.90.2541.00.3-3
Philippines
460.80.6490.90.3-3
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
430.80.8551.00.8-12
Croatia
430.80.6460.90.8-3
Bosnia and Herzegovina
390.70.5370.70.5+2
Cambodia
320.60.3250.50.3+7
Germany
280.50.7400.70.9-11
China
260.51.0531.00.6-27
Malaysia
260.50.3160.30.2+10
Portugal
260.40.1300.60.1-4
Poland
250.40.7270.50.8-2
Sierra Leone
220.40.0140.30.0+8
Pakistan
200.40.160.10.1+14
Malta
200.30.2300.60.2-10
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Findon - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born1,92933.827.21,75432.625.5+175
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds1,66329.120.91,51228.119.2+151
Main English speaking countries
2664.76.32424.56.3+24
Australia
3,30057.868.03,28561.168.4+16
Not stated
4818.44.73416.36.2+140

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 Italy, City of Charles Sturt: 3.7% India, City of Charles Sturt: 2.0% United Kingdom, City of Charles Sturt: 4.8% Vietnam, City of Charles Sturt: 1.8% Greece, City of Charles Sturt: 1.9% New Zealand, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% Sudan, City of Charles Sturt: 0.2% Philippines, City of Charles Sturt: 0.6% Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), City of Charles Sturt: 0.8% Croatia, City of Charles Sturt: 0.6% Italy, Findon: 7.7% India, Findon: 5.3% United Kingdom, Findon: 3.1% Vietnam, Findon: 1.2% Greece, Findon: 1.1% New Zealand, Findon: 1.0% Sudan, Findon: 0.9% Philippines, Findon: 0.8% Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), Findon: 0.8% Croatia, Findon: 0.8%
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 Italy, Findon: -91 India, Findon: +252 United Kingdom, Findon: -11 Vietnam, Findon: +14 Greece, Findon: -6 New Zealand, Findon: +27 Sudan, Findon: -3 Philippines, Findon: -3 Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), Findon: -12 Croatia, Findon: -3
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 Findon in 2011 compared to the City of Charles Sturt 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, 33.8% of the population was born overseas, and 29.1% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 27.2% and 20.9% respectively for the City of Charles Sturt.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in Findon was Italy, where 7.7% of the population, or 437 people, were born.

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

  • A larger percentage of people born in Italy (7.7% compared to 3.7%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in India (5.3% compared to 2.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (3.1% compared to 4.8%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 175 or 10.0%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 151 or 10.0%.

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

  • India (+252 persons)
  • Italy (-91 persons)

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