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West Woodville Ward

Overseas arrivals

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3,543 people who were living in West Woodville Ward in 2016 were born overseas, and 15% arrived in Australia within 5 years prior to 2016.

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 West Woodville 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.

West Woodville 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
West Woodville Ward - Overseas born (Usual residence)2016
Year of arrival in AustraliaNumber%City of Charles Sturt %
map this data in atlas.id2011 to 9 Aug 201652914.918.9
2006 to 2010
57016.114.9
2001 to 2005
2045.86.3
1991 to 2000 (10 year period)
39611.29.4
1981 to 1990 (10 year period)
2998.49.9
1971 to 1980 (10 year period)
2988.47.4
1961 to 1970 (10 year period)
51414.515.0
Arrived in 1960 or earlier
59316.715.3
Not stated
1404.03.0

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Overseas arrivals, 2016
Overseas arrivals, 2016 Not stated, City of Charles Sturt: 3.0% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, City of Charles Sturt: 15.3% 1961 to 1970, City of Charles Sturt: 15.0% 1971 to 1980, City of Charles Sturt: 7.4% 1981 to 1990, City of Charles Sturt: 9.9% 1991 to 2000, City of Charles Sturt: 9.4% 2001 to 2005, City of Charles Sturt: 6.3% 2006 to 2010, City of Charles Sturt: 14.9% 2011 to 9 Aug 2016, City of Charles Sturt: 18.9% Not stated, West Woodville Ward: 4.0% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, West Woodville Ward: 16.7% 1961 to 1970, West Woodville Ward: 14.5% 1971 to 1980, West Woodville Ward: 8.4% 1981 to 1990, West Woodville Ward: 8.4% 1991 to 2000, West Woodville Ward: 11.2% 2001 to 2005, West Woodville Ward: 5.8% 2006 to 2010, West Woodville Ward: 16.1% 2011 to 9 Aug 2016, West Woodville Ward: 14.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (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 West Woodville Ward in 2016 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 2011 to 9 Aug 2016).

Overall, 59.3% of the overseas born population arrived before 2001, and 14.9% arrived during or after 2011, compared with 57.0% and 18.9% respectively for the City of Charles Sturt.

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

  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 1991 and 2000 (11.2% compared to 9.4%)
  • A larger percentage of arrivals between in 1960 or earlier (16.7% compared to 15.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 2011 to 9 Aug 2016 (14.9% compared to 18.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 1981 and 1990 (8.4% compared to 9.9%)

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