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3,955 people who were living in Findon Ward in 2011 were born overseas, and 17% arrived in Australia within 5 years prior to 2011.

The Year of Arrival data records when the overseas born population arrived in Australia. The data shows the degree to which areas are 'ports' for new overseas arrivals and reveals the role of Findon Ward in housing the overseas-born. The number of recent overseas arrivals in an area is often determined by housing affordability, employment opportunities and pre-existing communities located in the area.

Findon Ward's Year of Arrival data, when used with Birthplace, Religion and Language Spoken at Home data, is a good indicator of the likely need for services in migrant communities.

Derived from the Census question:

'In what year did the person first arrive in Australia to live here for one year or more?'

Overseas born population

Overseas arrivals
Findon Ward - Overseas born (Usual residence)2011
Year of arrival in AustraliaNumber%City of Charles Sturt %
map this data in atlas.id2006 to 9 Aug 201169117.521.9
2001 to 2005
2797.17.6
1991 to 2000 (10 year period)
3579.09.9
1981 to 1990 (10 year period)
2726.910.3
1971 to 1980 (10 year period)
2646.78.4
1961 to 1970 (10 year period)
79020.017.7
Arrived in 1960 or earlier
1,15129.119.4
Not stated
1513.84.9

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Overseas arrivals, 2011
Overseas arrivals, 2011 Not stated, City of Charles Sturt: 4.9% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, City of Charles Sturt: 19.4% 1961 to 1970, City of Charles Sturt: 17.7% 1971 to 1980, City of Charles Sturt: 8.4% 1981 to 1990, City of Charles Sturt: 10.3% 1991 to 2000, City of Charles Sturt: 9.9% 2001 to 2005, City of Charles Sturt: 7.6% 2006 to 9 Aug 2011, City of Charles Sturt: 21.9% Not stated, Findon Ward: 3.8% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, Findon Ward: 29.1% 1961 to 1970, Findon Ward: 20.0% 1971 to 1980, Findon Ward: 6.7% 1981 to 1990, Findon Ward: 6.9% 1991 to 2000, Findon Ward: 9.0% 2001 to 2005, Findon Ward: 7.1% 2006 to 9 Aug 2011, Findon Ward: 17.5%
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.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the year of arrival for the overseas born population of Findon Ward in 2011 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a larger proportion of people who arrived before 2001, and a smaller proportion of recent overseas arrivals (those who arrived between 2006 and 2011).

Overall, 71.7% of the overseas born population arrived before 2001, and 17.5% arrived during or after 2006, compared with 65.6% and 21.9% respectively for the City of Charles Sturt.

The major differences in year of arrival data in the population between Findon Ward and the City of Charles Sturt are:

  • A larger percentage of arrivals between in 1960 or earlier (29.1% compared to 19.4%)
  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 1961 and 1970 (20.0% compared to 17.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 2006 and 9 Aug 2011 (17.5% compared to 21.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 1981 and 1990 (6.9% compared to 10.3%)

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