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In 2011, 28% of people in Woodville 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 Woodville 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, Woodville 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
Woodville Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Vietnam
1,0507.51.89657.41.8+85
United Kingdom
4713.44.85354.14.9-64
map this data in atlas.idIndia4543.22.0860.70.6+368
map this data in atlas.idItaly2912.13.72992.34.1-8
Philippines
1771.30.6880.70.3+89
China
1701.21.0880.70.6+82
map this data in atlas.idGreece1401.01.92061.62.1-66
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
1310.90.81170.90.8+14
Poland
1210.90.71421.10.8-21
Croatia
1130.80.61311.00.8-18
New Zealand
850.60.7840.60.6+1
Bosnia and Herzegovina
820.60.5750.60.5+7
Germany
700.50.7880.70.9-18
Cambodia
560.40.3600.50.3-4
Sudan
530.40.2320.20.3+21
Liberia
470.30.1190.10.1+28
Lebanon
470.30.1440.30.1+3
Malaysia
380.30.3190.10.2+19
Netherlands
380.30.3230.20.3+15
Somalia
350.30.1210.20.0+14
Ukraine
350.30.2460.40.3-11
Sri Lanka
300.20.130.00.1+27
Thailand
270.20.1230.20.1+4
Iraq
270.20.1260.20.2+1
Russian Federation
250.20.2210.20.2+4
United States of America
240.20.2160.10.2+8
Tanzania
240.20.0100.10.0+14
Ireland
240.20.2100.10.2+14
South Africa
240.20.3360.30.3-12
Malta
230.20.2280.20.2-5
Ethiopia
230.20.1220.20.1+1
Cyprus
220.20.2230.20.2-1
Iran
200.10.2130.10.1+7
Hong Kong
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
Woodville 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 born4,55032.527.23,80029.125.5+750
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds3,91628.020.93,10623.819.2+810
Main English speaking countries
6344.56.36945.36.3-60
Australia
8,59461.568.08,28263.468.4+312
Not stated
8416.04.79747.56.2-133

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 Vietnam, City of Charles Sturt: 1.8% United Kingdom, City of Charles Sturt: 4.8% India, City of Charles Sturt: 2.0% Italy, City of Charles Sturt: 3.7% Philippines, City of Charles Sturt: 0.6% China, City of Charles Sturt: 1.0% Greece, City of Charles Sturt: 1.9% Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), City of Charles Sturt: 0.8% Poland, City of Charles Sturt: 0.7% Croatia, City of Charles Sturt: 0.6% Vietnam, Woodville Ward: 7.5% United Kingdom, Woodville Ward: 3.4% India, Woodville Ward: 3.2% Italy, Woodville Ward: 2.1% Philippines, Woodville Ward: 1.3% China, Woodville Ward: 1.2% Greece, Woodville Ward: 1.0% Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), Woodville Ward: 0.9% Poland, Woodville Ward: 0.9% Croatia, Woodville Ward: 0.8%
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 Vietnam, Woodville Ward: +85 United Kingdom, Woodville Ward: -64 India, Woodville Ward: +368 Italy, Woodville Ward: -8 Philippines, Woodville Ward: +89 China, Woodville Ward: +82 Greece, Woodville Ward: -66 Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), Woodville Ward: +14 Poland, Woodville Ward: -21 Croatia, Woodville Ward: -18
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 Woodville 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, 32.5% of the population was born overseas, and 28.0% 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 Woodville Ward was Vietnam, where 7.5% of the population, or 1,050 people, were born.

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

  • A larger percentage of people born in Vietnam (7.5% compared to 1.8%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in India (3.2% compared to 2.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Italy (2.1% compared to 3.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (3.4% compared to 4.8%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 750 or 19.7%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 810 or 26.1%.

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

  • India (+368 persons)
  • Philippines (+89 persons)
  • Vietnam (+85 persons)
  • China (+82 persons)

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