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In 2011, 13% of people in Henley 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 Henley 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, Henley 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
Henley Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
9837.84.88807.34.9+103
map this data in atlas.idItaly2872.33.72782.34.1+9
map this data in atlas.idGreece1971.61.92171.82.1-20
map this data in atlas.idIndia1831.42.0780.60.6+105
Germany
1000.80.71331.10.9-33
New Zealand
980.80.7860.70.6+12
South Africa
890.70.3520.40.3+37
China
780.61.0430.40.6+35
Ireland
740.60.2420.30.2+32
Poland
460.40.7580.50.8-12
Croatia
440.30.6400.30.8+4
Canada
440.30.1310.30.1+13
United States of America
400.30.2340.30.2+6
Netherlands
370.30.3380.30.3-1
Philippines
340.30.690.10.3+25
Vietnam
310.21.8280.21.8+3
Afghanistan
290.20.2260.20.2+3
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
270.20.8330.30.8-6
Sri Lanka
230.20.160.00.1+17
Sudan
230.20.2250.20.3-2
Malaysia
230.20.3160.10.2+7
Bosnia and Herzegovina
220.20.5120.10.5+10
Cyprus
220.20.2260.20.2-4
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Henley 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 born2,95223.327.22,60721.525.5+345
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds1,62412.820.91,48212.219.2+142
Main English speaking countries
1,32810.56.31,1259.36.3+203
Australia
9,13172.168.08,81872.868.4+313
Not stated
5834.64.76925.76.2-109

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% India, City of Charles Sturt: 2.0% Germany, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% New Zealand, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% South Africa, City of Charles Sturt: 0.3% China, City of Charles Sturt: 1.0% Ireland, City of Charles Sturt: 0.2% Poland, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% United Kingdom, Henley Ward: 7.8% Italy, Henley Ward: 2.3% Greece, Henley Ward: 1.6% India, Henley Ward: 1.4% Germany, Henley Ward: 0.8% New Zealand, Henley Ward: 0.8% South Africa, Henley Ward: 0.7% China, Henley Ward: 0.6% Ireland, Henley Ward: 0.6% Poland, Henley Ward: 0.4%
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, Henley Ward: +103 Italy, Henley Ward: +9 Greece, Henley Ward: -20 India, Henley Ward: +105 Germany, Henley Ward: -33 New Zealand, Henley Ward: +12 South Africa, Henley Ward: +37 China, Henley Ward: +35 Ireland, Henley Ward: +32 Poland, Henley Ward: -12
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 Henley Ward 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, 23.3% of the population was born overseas, and 12.8% 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 Henley Ward was Italy, where 2.3% of the population, or 287 people, were born.

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

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (7.8% compared to 4.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Vietnam (0.2% compared to 1.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Italy (2.3% compared to 3.7%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 345 or 13.2%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 142 or 9.6%.

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

  • India (+105 persons)
  • United Kingdom (+103 persons)

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