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4,383 people who were living in Hindmarsh Ward in 2011 were born overseas, and 25% 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 Hindmarsh 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.

Hindmarsh 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
Hindmarsh Ward - Overseas born (Usual residence)2011
Year of arrival in AustraliaNumber%City of Charles Sturt %
map this data in atlas.id2006 to 9 Aug 20111,09425.021.9
2001 to 2005
3558.17.6
1991 to 2000 (10 year period)
4309.89.9
1981 to 1990 (10 year period)
53912.310.3
1971 to 1980 (10 year period)
3979.18.4
1961 to 1970 (10 year period)
74517.017.7
Arrived in 1960 or earlier
53812.319.4
Not stated
2856.54.9

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, Hindmarsh Ward: 6.5% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, Hindmarsh Ward: 12.3% 1961 to 1970, Hindmarsh Ward: 17.0% 1971 to 1980, Hindmarsh Ward: 9.1% 1981 to 1990, Hindmarsh Ward: 12.3% 1991 to 2000, Hindmarsh Ward: 9.8% 2001 to 2005, Hindmarsh Ward: 8.1% 2006 to 9 Aug 2011, Hindmarsh Ward: 25.0%
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 Hindmarsh Ward in 2011 compared to the City of Charles Sturt shows that there was a smaller proportion of people who arrived before 2001, and a larger proportion of recent overseas arrivals (those who arrived between 2006 and 2011).

Overall, 60.4% of the overseas born population arrived before 2001, and 25.0% 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 Hindmarsh Ward and the City of Charles Sturt are:

  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 2006 and 9 Aug 2011 (25.0% compared to 21.9%)
  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 1981 and 1990 (12.3% compared to 10.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between in 1960 or earlier (12.3% compared to 19.4%)

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