City of Belmont
Year of arrival in Australia
13,062 people living in City of Belmont were born overseas and 34% arrived in Australia within the last 5 years.
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 migrants and reveals the role of City of Belmont in housing the overseas-born. The number of recent arrivals in an area is often determined by housing affordability, employment opportunities and pre-existing communities located in the area.
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
|Year of arrival in Australia|
|City of Belmont||2011|
|Year of arrival in Australia||Number||%||EMRC area|
|2006 to 9 Aug 2011||4,460||34.1||21.7||401|
|2001 to 2005||1,333||10.2||9.3||402|
|1991 to 2000 (10 year period)||1,550||11.9||13.2||403|
|1981 to 1990 (10 year period)||1,537||11.8||16.1||404|
|1971 to 1980 (10 year period)||1,244||9.5||12.0||405|
|1961 to 1970 (10 year period)||1,407||10.8||14.3||406|
|Arrived in 1960 or earlier||878||6.7||7.8||407|
Analysis of the year of arrival for the overseas born population of City of Belmont in 2011 compared to EMRC area shows that there was a smaller proportion of people who arrived before 2001, and a larger proportion of recent arrivals (those who arrived between 2006 and 2011).
Overall, 50.7% of the overseas born population arrived before 2001, and 34.1% arrived during or after 2006, compared with 63.3% and 21.7% respectively for EMRC area.
The major differences between the year of arrival data of City of Belmont and EMRC area were:
- A larger percentage of arrivals between 2006 and 9 Aug 2011 (34.1% compared to 21.7%)
- A larger percentage of arrivals between 2001 and 2005 (10.2% compared to 9.3%)
- A smaller percentage of arrivals between 1981 and 1990 (11.8% compared to 16.1%)
- A smaller percentage of arrivals between 1961 and 1970 (10.8% compared to 14.3%)