City of Charles SturtCommunity profile
Skip to content

In 2011, 11% of people in Semaphore 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 Semaphore 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, Semaphore Park'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
Semaphore Park - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
3578.44.83728.74.9-15
map this data in atlas.idItaly531.33.7431.04.1+10
Germany
431.00.7230.50.9+20
New Zealand
431.00.7370.90.6+6
map this data in atlas.idGreece400.91.9260.62.1+14
map this data in atlas.idIndia370.92.0260.60.6+11
Poland
330.80.7350.80.8-2
Philippines
290.70.6160.40.3+13
Netherlands
280.70.3190.40.3+9
South Africa
200.50.3350.80.3-15

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

Birthplace - Summary
Semaphore Park - 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 born88921.027.281919.225.5+70
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds44510.520.93548.319.2+91
Main English speaking countries
44410.56.346510.96.3-21
Australia
3,15774.668.03,08772.568.4+70
Not stated
1854.44.73528.36.2-167

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, City of Charles Sturt: 4.8% Italy, City of Charles Sturt: 3.7% New Zealand, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% Germany, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% Greece, City of Charles Sturt: 1.9% India, City of Charles Sturt: 2.0% Poland, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% Philippines, City of Charles Sturt: 0.6% Netherlands, City of Charles Sturt: 0.3% South Africa, City of Charles Sturt: 0.3% United Kingdom, Semaphore Park: 8.4% Italy, Semaphore Park: 1.3% New Zealand, Semaphore Park: 1.0% Germany, Semaphore Park: 1.0% Greece, Semaphore Park: 0.9% India, Semaphore Park: 0.9% Poland, Semaphore Park: 0.8% Philippines, Semaphore Park: 0.7% Netherlands, Semaphore Park: 0.7% South Africa, Semaphore Park: 0.5%
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, Semaphore Park: -15 Italy, Semaphore Park: +10 New Zealand, Semaphore Park: +6 Germany, Semaphore Park: +20 Greece, Semaphore Park: +14 India, Semaphore Park: +11 Poland, Semaphore Park: -2 Philippines, Semaphore Park: +13 Netherlands, Semaphore Park: +9 South Africa, Semaphore Park: -15
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 Semaphore Park in 2011 compared to the City of Charles Sturt 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, 21.0% of the population was born overseas, and 10.5% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 27.2% and 20.9% respectively for the City of Charles Sturt.

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

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (8.4% compared to 4.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Italy (1.3% compared to 3.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in India (0.9% compared to 2.0%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 70 or 8.5%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 91 or 25.7%.

There were no major differences in Semaphore Park between 2006 and 2011.

To continue building your demographic story go to...