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In 2011, 24% of people in Findon Ward, 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 Findon Ward. 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, Findon Ward'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
Findon Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idItaly1,1428.43.71,31110.14.1-169
United Kingdom
4513.34.84393.44.9+12
map this data in atlas.idGreece3672.71.93873.02.1-20
map this data in atlas.idIndia2762.02.0670.50.6+209
China
1190.91.01080.80.6+11
Bosnia and Herzegovina
980.70.5780.60.5+20
Germany
980.70.71231.00.9-25
Vietnam
870.61.8840.61.8+3
New Zealand
800.60.7850.70.6-5
Croatia
740.50.6630.50.8+11
Philippines
680.50.6320.20.3+36
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
620.50.8760.60.8-14
South Africa
600.40.3260.20.3+34
Cambodia
580.40.3470.40.3+11
Poland
520.40.7650.50.8-13
Malta
490.40.2560.40.2-7
Netherlands
470.30.3450.30.3+2
Malaysia
350.30.3190.10.2+16
United States of America
320.20.2120.10.2+20
Pakistan
300.20.100.00.1+30
Slovenia
300.20.1210.20.1+9
Sudan
280.20.2410.30.3-13
Egypt
260.20.1180.10.1+8
Cyprus
250.20.2370.30.2-12
Afghanistan
240.20.2120.10.2+12
Albania
230.20.1190.10.0+4
Iran
230.20.230.00.1+20
Bulgaria
210.20.1250.20.1-4
Zimbabwe
200.10.130.00.1+17
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Findon Ward - 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 born3,95829.327.23,75829.025.5+200
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds3,30424.420.93,16724.519.2+137
Main English speaking countries
6544.86.35914.66.3+63
Australia
8,84465.468.08,59766.468.4+247
Not stated
7265.44.75884.56.2+138

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 Italy, City of Charles Sturt: 3.7% United Kingdom, City of Charles Sturt: 4.8% Greece, City of Charles Sturt: 1.9% India, City of Charles Sturt: 2.0% China, City of Charles Sturt: 1.0% Germany, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% Bosnia and Herzegovina, City of Charles Sturt: 0.5% Vietnam, City of Charles Sturt: 1.8% New Zealand, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% Croatia, City of Charles Sturt: 0.6% Italy, Findon Ward: 8.4% United Kingdom, Findon Ward: 3.3% Greece, Findon Ward: 2.7% India, Findon Ward: 2.0% China, Findon Ward: 0.9% Germany, Findon Ward: 0.7% Bosnia and Herzegovina, Findon Ward: 0.7% Vietnam, Findon Ward: 0.6% New Zealand, Findon Ward: 0.6% Croatia, Findon Ward: 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 Italy, Findon Ward: -169 United Kingdom, Findon Ward: +12 Greece, Findon Ward: -20 India, Findon Ward: +209 China, Findon Ward: +11 Germany, Findon Ward: -25 Bosnia and Herzegovina, Findon Ward: +20 Vietnam, Findon Ward: +3 New Zealand, Findon Ward: -5 Croatia, Findon Ward: +11
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 Findon Ward in 2011 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, 29.3% of the population was born overseas, and 24.4% 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 Findon Ward was Italy, where 8.4% of the population, or 1,142 people, were born.

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

  • A larger percentage of people born in Italy (8.4% compared to 3.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (3.3% compared to 4.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Vietnam (0.6% compared to 1.8%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 200 or 5.3%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 137 or 4.3%.

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

  • India (+209 persons)
  • Italy (-169 persons)

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