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In 2011, 26% of people in Hindmarsh 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 Hindmarsh 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, Hindmarsh 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
Hindmarsh Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
5634.24.85424.34.9+21
map this data in atlas.idGreece4643.41.95234.22.1-59
Vietnam
4013.01.83843.11.8+17
map this data in atlas.idItaly3962.93.74453.54.1-49
China
3282.41.0890.70.6+239
map this data in atlas.idIndia2692.02.0880.70.6+181
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
1821.30.81721.40.8+10
Poland
1200.90.71231.00.8-3
New Zealand
1020.80.7870.70.6+15
Malaysia
830.60.3290.20.2+54
Philippines
680.50.6530.40.3+15
Germany
620.50.7670.50.9-5
Cambodia
610.50.3710.60.3-10
Hong Kong
600.40.1110.10.1+49
Bosnia and Herzegovina
530.40.5920.70.5-39
Croatia
510.40.6720.60.8-21
Afghanistan
460.30.2390.30.2+7
Ireland
430.30.2220.20.2+21
Ukraine
410.30.2400.30.3+1
Iran
400.30.2300.20.1+10
Canada
360.30.1150.10.1+21
Cyprus
340.30.2360.30.2-2
Sri Lanka
340.30.1160.10.1+18
Kenya
330.20.100.00.1+33
South Korea
310.20.1120.10.1+19
United States of America
300.20.2160.10.2+14
Pakistan
250.20.1190.20.1+6
Albania
250.20.1100.10.0+15
Bangladesh
250.20.100.00.0+25
Romania
230.20.1190.20.1+4
Egypt
230.20.1220.20.1+1
Iraq
220.20.1390.30.2-17
Netherlands
220.20.3480.40.3-26
Sudan
200.10.2250.20.3-5
Russian Federation
200.10.2120.10.2+8
Malta
200.20.2190.20.2+1
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Hindmarsh 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 born4,35532.127.23,68829.325.5+667
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds3,56626.320.92,97823.719.2+588
Main English speaking countries
7895.86.37105.66.3+79
Australia
8,46362.568.07,94163.268.4+522
Not stated
7285.44.79387.56.2-210

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% Greece, City of Charles Sturt: 1.9% Vietnam, City of Charles Sturt: 1.8% Italy, City of Charles Sturt: 3.7% China, City of Charles Sturt: 1.0% India, City of Charles Sturt: 2.0% Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), City of Charles Sturt: 0.8% Poland, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% New Zealand, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% Malaysia, City of Charles Sturt: 0.3% United Kingdom, Hindmarsh Ward: 4.2% Greece, Hindmarsh Ward: 3.4% Vietnam, Hindmarsh Ward: 3.0% Italy, Hindmarsh Ward: 2.9% China, Hindmarsh Ward: 2.4% India, Hindmarsh Ward: 2.0% Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), Hindmarsh Ward: 1.3% Poland, Hindmarsh Ward: 0.9% New Zealand, Hindmarsh Ward: 0.8% Malaysia, Hindmarsh Ward: 0.6%
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, Hindmarsh Ward: +21 Greece, Hindmarsh Ward: -59 Vietnam, Hindmarsh Ward: +17 Italy, Hindmarsh Ward: -49 China, Hindmarsh Ward: +239 India, Hindmarsh Ward: +181 Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), Hindmarsh Ward: +10 Poland, Hindmarsh Ward: -3 New Zealand, Hindmarsh Ward: +15 Malaysia, Hindmarsh Ward: +54
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 Hindmarsh 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, 32.1% of the population was born overseas, and 26.3% 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 Hindmarsh Ward was Greece, where 3.4% of the population, or 464 people, were born.

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

  • A larger percentage of people born in Greece (3.4% compared to 1.9%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in China (2.4% compared to 1.0%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Vietnam (3.0% compared to 1.8%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 667 or 18.1%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 588 or 19.7%.

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

  • China (+239 persons)
  • India (+181 persons)
  • Greece (-59 persons)
  • Malaysia (+54 persons)

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