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Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park

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In 2016, 36% of people in Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park, 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 Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park. 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, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park'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
Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park - Overseas born (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
Vietnam
1,09613.72.193812.31.8+158
map this data in atlas.idIndia2993.72.42393.12.0+60
Philippines
2022.50.81371.80.6+65
United Kingdom
1982.54.52303.04.8-32
China
1131.41.3891.21.0+24
Bosnia and Herzegovina
891.10.5720.90.5+17
map this data in atlas.idGreece881.11.6771.01.9+11
map this data in atlas.idItaly831.03.0861.13.7-3
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
781.00.7881.20.8-10
Poland
720.90.5931.20.7-21
Cambodia
560.70.3560.70.30
New Zealand
550.70.7340.40.7+21
Sudan
330.40.2380.50.2-5
Germany
310.40.7280.40.7+3
Croatia
290.40.5490.60.6-20
Malaysia
280.40.4280.40.30
Taiwan
280.40.160.10.0+22
Nepal
280.40.130.00.1+25
Pakistan
270.30.390.10.1+18
Ethiopia
270.30.1170.20.1+10
Liberia
270.30.1310.40.1-4
Thailand
240.30.2200.30.1+4
Afghanistan
210.30.2140.20.2+7
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born3,18939.927.52,88237.827.2+307
Non-English speaking backgrounds
2,91036.421.32,58233.820.9+328
Main English speaking countries
2793.56.13003.96.3-21
Australia
4,27753.666.94,16354.668.0+114
Not stated
5196.55.65867.74.7-67

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 Vietnam, City of Charles Sturt: 2.1% India, City of Charles Sturt: 2.4% Philippines, City of Charles Sturt: 0.8% United Kingdom, City of Charles Sturt: 4.5% China, City of Charles Sturt: 1.3% Bosnia and Herzegovina, City of Charles Sturt: 0.5% Greece, City of Charles Sturt: 1.6% Italy, City of Charles Sturt: 3.0% Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% Poland, City of Charles Sturt: 0.5% Vietnam, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 13.7% India, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 3.7% Philippines, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 2.5% United Kingdom, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 2.5% China, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 1.4% Bosnia and Herzegovina, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 1.1% Greece, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 1.1% Italy, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 1.0% Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 1.0% Poland, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 0.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
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Change in birthplace, 2011 to 2016
Change in birthplace, 2011 to 2016 Vietnam, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +158 India, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +60 Philippines, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +65 United Kingdom, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: -32 China, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +24 Bosnia and Herzegovina, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +17 Greece, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +11 Italy, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: -3 Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: -10 Poland, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: -21
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 Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park in 2016 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, 39.9% of the population was born overseas, and 36.4% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 27.5% and 21.3% respectively for the City of Charles Sturt.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park was Vietnam, where 13.7% of the population, or 1,096 people, were born.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in Vietnam (13.7% compared to 2.1%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Philippines (2.5% compared to 0.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (2.5% compared to 4.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Italy (1.0% compared to 3.0%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas increased by 307 or 10.7%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 328 or 12.7%.

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

  • Vietnam (+158 persons)
  • Philippines (+65 persons)
  • India (+60 persons)

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