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West Beach - Henley Beach South

Birthplace

In 2011, 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.

Derived from the Census question:

'In which country was the person born?'

Total population

Birthplace - Ranked by size
West Beach - Henley Beach South - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
4097.94.83637.54.9+46
map this data in atlas.idIndia771.52.0120.20.6+65
map this data in atlas.idItaly601.23.7591.24.1+1
China
470.91.0220.50.6+25
Germany
450.90.7591.20.9-14
New Zealand
450.90.7410.80.6+4
map this data in atlas.idGreece430.81.9400.82.1+3
Canada
310.60.1210.40.1+10
South Africa
310.60.3190.40.3+12
Ireland
280.50.2230.50.2+5
Poland
230.40.7320.70.8-9
Sudan
200.40.2190.40.3+1
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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)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born1,15222.427.299220.525.5+160
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds59011.520.950910.519.2+81
Main English speaking countries
56210.96.348310.06.3+79
Australia
3,68271.568.03,56073.568.4+122
Not stated
3146.14.72926.06.2+22

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% India, City of Charles Sturt: 2.0% Italy, City of Charles Sturt: 3.7% China, City of Charles Sturt: 1.0% New Zealand, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% Germany, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% Greece, City of Charles Sturt: 1.9% South Africa, City of Charles Sturt: 0.3% Canada, City of Charles Sturt: 0.1% Ireland, City of Charles Sturt: 0.2% United Kingdom, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 7.9% India, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 1.5% Italy, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 1.2% China, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 0.9% New Zealand, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 0.9% Germany, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 0.9% Greece, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 0.8% South Africa, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 0.6% Canada, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 0.6% Ireland, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 0.5%
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, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +46 India, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +65 Italy, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +1 China, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +25 New Zealand, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +4 Germany, West Beach - Henley Beach South: -14 Greece, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +3 South Africa, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +12 Canada, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +10 Ireland, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +5
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 West Beach - Henley Beach South 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, 22.4% of the population was born overseas, and 11.5% 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 West Beach - Henley Beach South and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (7.9% compared to 4.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Italy (1.2% compared to 3.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Greece (0.8% compared to 1.9%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 160 or 16.1%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 81 or 15.9%.

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

  • India (+65 persons)

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