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Overseas arrivals

3,743 people who were living in Frankston South in 2011 were born overseas, and 13% 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 South 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 South'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 South - Overseas born (Usual residence)2011
Year of arrival in AustraliaNumber%Frankston City %
map this data in atlas.id2006 to 9 Aug 201148012.815.1
2001 to 2005
38310.210.0
1991 to 2000 (10 year period)
3509.411.9
1981 to 1990 (10 year period)
49813.315.8
1971 to 1980 (10 year period)
51813.813.1
1961 to 1970 (10 year period)
77720.817.3
Arrived in 1960 or earlier
60916.312.7
Not stated
1283.44.2

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 South: 3.4% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, Frankston South: 16.3% 1961 to 1970, Frankston South: 20.8% 1971 to 1980, Frankston South: 13.8% 1981 to 1990, Frankston South: 13.3% 1991 to 2000, Frankston South: 9.4% 2001 to 2005, Frankston South: 10.2% 2006 to 9 Aug 2011, Frankston South: 12.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (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 Frankston South in 2011 compared to Frankston City 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 2006 and 2011).

Overall, 73.5% of the overseas born population arrived before 2001, and 12.8% 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 South and Frankston City are:

  • A larger percentage of arrivals between in 1960 or earlier (16.3% compared to 12.7%)
  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 1961 and 1970 (20.8% compared to 17.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 1981 and 1990 (13.3% compared to 15.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 1991 and 2000 (9.4% compared to 11.9%)

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