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West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson

Birthplace

In 2011, 13% of people in West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson, 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 Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson. 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 Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson'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 Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
6826.94.87257.44.9-43
map this data in atlas.idItaly1942.03.72362.44.1-42
Germany
1101.10.71061.10.9+4
map this data in atlas.idGreece1101.11.91221.22.1-12
Croatia
941.00.6900.90.8+4
China
860.91.0750.80.6+11
Netherlands
680.70.3500.50.3+18
New Zealand
600.60.7540.50.6+6
Poland
530.50.7410.40.8+12
map this data in atlas.idIndia490.52.0280.30.6+21
Vietnam
420.41.8570.61.8-15
Philippines
400.40.690.10.3+31
South Africa
390.40.3390.40.30
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
370.40.8440.40.8-7
Egypt
370.40.1150.20.1+22
United States of America
310.30.2140.10.2+17
Ireland
290.30.2150.20.2+14
Malaysia
270.30.3270.30.20
Russian Federation
250.30.2100.10.2+15
Singapore
230.20.1100.10.1+13
Bosnia and Herzegovina
200.20.5230.20.5-3
Austria
200.20.1130.10.1+7
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson - 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 born2,17622.227.22,05921.025.5+117
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds1,32213.520.91,19812.219.2+124
Main English speaking countries
8548.76.38618.86.3-7
Australia
7,27374.168.07,33074.668.4-57
Not stated
3683.74.74334.46.2-65

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% Greece, City of Charles Sturt: 1.9% Germany, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% Croatia, City of Charles Sturt: 0.6% China, City of Charles Sturt: 1.0% Netherlands, City of Charles Sturt: 0.3% New Zealand, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% Poland, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% India, City of Charles Sturt: 2.0% United Kingdom, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 6.9% Italy, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 2.0% Greece, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 1.1% Germany, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 1.1% Croatia, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 1.0% China, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 0.9% Netherlands, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 0.7% New Zealand, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 0.6% Poland, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 0.5% India, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 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 Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -43 Italy, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -42 Greece, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -12 Germany, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +4 Croatia, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +4 China, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +11 Netherlands, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +18 New Zealand, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +6 Poland, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +12 India, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +21
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the country of birth of the population in West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson 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, 22.2% of the population was born overseas, and 13.5% 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 West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson was Italy, where 2.0% of the population, or 194 people, were born.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (6.9% compared to 4.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Italy (2.0% compared to 3.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in India (0.5% compared to 2.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Vietnam (0.4% compared to 1.8%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 117 or 5.7%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 124 or 10.4%.

There were no major differences in West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson between 2006 and 2011.

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