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Overseas arrivals

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605 people who were living in Developing East Arnhem Limited area in 2016 were born overseas, and 21% 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 Developing East Arnhem Limited area 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.

Developing East Arnhem Limited area'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
Developing East Arnhem Limited area - Overseas born (Usual residence)2016
Year of arrival in AustraliaNumber%Greater Darwin %
2011 to 9 Aug 201613021.531.3
2006 to 201012420.520.8
2001 to 2005426.96.4
1991 to 2000 (10 year period)7211.98.7
1981 to 1990 (10 year period)8514.010.4
1971 to 1980 (10 year period)7712.78.9
1961 to 1970 (10 year period)325.36.6
Arrived in 1960 or earlier203.33.0
Not stated233.84.0

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, Greater Darwin: 4.0% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, Greater Darwin: 3.0% 1961 to 1970, Greater Darwin: 6.6% 1971 to 1980, Greater Darwin: 8.9% 1981 to 1990, Greater Darwin: 10.4% 1991 to 2000, Greater Darwin: 8.7% 2001 to 2005, Greater Darwin: 6.4% 2006 to 2010, Greater Darwin: 20.8% 2011 to 9 Aug 2016, Greater Darwin: 31.3% Not stated, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 3.8% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 3.3% 1961 to 1970, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 5.3% 1971 to 1980, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 12.7% 1981 to 1990, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 14.0% 1991 to 2000, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 11.9% 2001 to 2005, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 6.9% 2006 to 2010, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 20.5% 2011 to 9 Aug 2016, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 21.5%
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 Developing East Arnhem Limited area in 2016 compared to Greater Darwin 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, 47.3% of the overseas born population arrived before 2001, and 21.5% arrived during or after 2011, compared with 37.6% and 31.3% respectively for Greater Darwin.

The major differences in year of arrival data in the population between Developing East Arnhem Limited area and Greater Darwin are:

  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 1971 and 1980 (12.7% compared to 8.9%)
  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 1981 and 1990 (14.0% compared to 10.4%)
  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 1991 and 2000 (11.9% compared to 8.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 2011 to 9 Aug 2016 (21.5% compared to 31.3%)

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