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West Beach - Henley Beach South

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

In 2016, 11% of people in West Beach - Henley Beach South, 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 West Beach - Henley Beach South. 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, West Beach - Henley Beach South'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
West Beach - Henley Beach South - Overseas born (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
United Kingdom
4778.64.54097.94.8+68
map this data in atlas.idIndia1252.22.4771.52.0+48
map this data in atlas.idItaly661.23.0601.23.7+6
New Zealand
500.90.7450.90.7+5
map this data in atlas.idGreece470.81.6430.81.9+4
South Africa
350.60.3310.60.3+4
Germany
320.60.7450.90.7-13
China
280.51.3470.91.0-19
Ireland
260.50.2280.50.2-2
Poland
240.40.5230.40.7+1
Netherlands
230.40.3160.30.3+7
Philippines
200.40.890.20.6+11
United States of America
200.40.2180.30.2+2
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
West Beach - Henley Beach South - 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 born1,24622.427.51,15222.427.2+94
Non-English speaking backgrounds
62011.221.359011.520.9+30
Main English speaking countries
62611.36.156210.96.3+64
Australia
3,98271.666.93,68271.568.0+300
Not stated
3316.05.63146.14.7+17

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, City of Charles Sturt: 4.5% India, City of Charles Sturt: 2.4% Italy, City of Charles Sturt: 3.0% New Zealand, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% Greece, City of Charles Sturt: 1.6% South Africa, City of Charles Sturt: 0.3% Germany, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% China, City of Charles Sturt: 1.3% Ireland, City of Charles Sturt: 0.2% Poland, City of Charles Sturt: 0.5% United Kingdom, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 8.6% India, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 2.2% Italy, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 1.2% New Zealand, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 0.9% Greece, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 0.8% South Africa, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 0.6% Germany, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 0.6% China, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 0.5% Ireland, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 0.5% Poland, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 0.4%
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 United Kingdom, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +68 India, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +48 Italy, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +6 New Zealand, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +5 Greece, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +4 South Africa, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +4 Germany, West Beach - Henley Beach South: -13 China, West Beach - Henley Beach South: -19 Ireland, West Beach - Henley Beach South: -2 Poland, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +1
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 West Beach - Henley Beach South in 2016 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, 22.4% of the population was born overseas, and 11.2% 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 West Beach - Henley Beach South was India, where 2.2% of the population, or 125 people, were born.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in West Beach - Henley Beach South and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (8.6% compared to 4.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Italy (1.2% compared to 3.0%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas increased by 94 or 8.2%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 30 or 5.1%.

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

  • United Kingdom (+68 persons)

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