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Overseas arrivals

2,725 people who were living in Frankston Heights in 2011 were born overseas, and 15% 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 Frankston Heights 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.

Frankston Heights'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
Frankston Heights - Overseas born (Usual residence)2011
Year of arrival in AustraliaNumber%Frankston City %
map this data in atlas.id2006 to 9 Aug 201140414.815.1
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 2011 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Overseas arrivals, 2011
Overseas arrivals, 2011 Not stated, Frankston City: 4.2% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, Frankston City: 12.7% 1961 to 1970, Frankston City: 17.3% 1971 to 1980, Frankston City: 13.1% 1981 to 1990, Frankston City: 15.8% 1991 to 2000, Frankston City: 11.9% 2001 to 2005, Frankston City: 10.0% 2006 to 9 Aug 2011, Frankston City: 15.1% Not stated, Frankston Heights: 3.7% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, Frankston Heights: 15.2% 1961 to 1970, Frankston Heights: 17.9% 1971 to 1980, Frankston Heights: 13.1% 1981 to 1990, Frankston Heights: 13.6% 1991 to 2000, Frankston Heights: 11.3% 2001 to 2005, Frankston Heights: 10.3% 2006 to 9 Aug 2011, Frankston Heights: 14.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (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 Frankston Heights in 2011 compared to Frankston City shows that there was a similar proportion of people who arrived before 2001, as well as a similar proportion of recent overseas arrivals (those who arrived between 2006 and 2011).

Overall, 71.2% of the overseas born population arrived before 2001, and 14.8% arrived during or after 2006, compared with 70.7% and 15.1% respectively for Frankston City.

The major differences in year of arrival data in the population between Frankston Heights and Frankston City are:

  • A larger percentage of arrivals between in 1960 or earlier (15.2% compared to 12.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 1981 and 1990 (13.6% compared to 15.8%)

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