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Woodville Ward

Overseas arrivals


This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

5,649 people who were living in Woodville Ward in 2016 were born overseas, and 22% 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 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.

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
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 20161,26322.418.9
2006 to 2010
2001 to 2005
1991 to 2000 (10 year period)
1981 to 1990 (10 year period)
1971 to 1980 (10 year period)
1961 to 1970 (10 year period)
Arrived in 1960 or earlier
Not stated

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, Woodville Ward: 2.2% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, Woodville Ward: 8.2% 1961 to 1970, Woodville Ward: 8.9% 1971 to 1980, Woodville Ward: 6.9% 1981 to 1990, Woodville Ward: 13.5% 1991 to 2000, Woodville Ward: 11.8% 2001 to 2005, Woodville Ward: 7.8% 2006 to 2010, Woodville Ward: 18.4% 2011 to 9 Aug 2016, Woodville Ward: 22.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the year of arrival for the overseas born population of Woodville Ward in 2016 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 2011 to 9 Aug 2016).

Overall, 49.3% of the overseas born population arrived before 2001, and 22.4% 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 Woodville Ward and the City of Charles Sturt are:

  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 1981 and 1990 (13.5% compared to 9.9%)
  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 2006 and 9 Aug 2011 (18.4% compared to 14.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between in 1960 or earlier (8.2% compared to 15.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 1961 and 1970 (8.9% compared to 15.0%)

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