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Overseas arrivals

909 people who were living in Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre in 2011 were born overseas, and 26% 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 Metropolitan Activity Centre 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 Metropolitan Activity Centre'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 Metropolitan Activity Centre - Overseas born (Usual residence)2011
Year of arrival in AustraliaNumber%Frankston City %
map this data in atlas.id2006 to 9 Aug 201123626.015.1
2001 to 2005
9310.310.0
1991 to 2000 (10 year period)
11512.711.9
1981 to 1990 (10 year period)
11412.515.8
1971 to 1980 (10 year period)
9610.613.1
1961 to 1970 (10 year period)
10912.017.3
Arrived in 1960 or earlier
10311.312.7
Not stated
434.74.2

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 Metropolitan Activity Centre: 4.7% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 11.3% 1961 to 1970, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 12.0% 1971 to 1980, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 10.6% 1981 to 1990, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 12.5% 1991 to 2000, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 12.7% 2001 to 2005, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 10.3% 2006 to 9 Aug 2011, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 26.0%
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 Metropolitan Activity Centre in 2011 compared to Frankston City 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 2006 and 2011).

Overall, 59.0% of the overseas born population arrived before 2001, and 26.0% 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 Metropolitan Activity Centre and Frankston City are:

  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 2006 and 9 Aug 2011 (26.0% compared to 15.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 1961 and 1970 (12.0% compared to 17.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 1981 and 1990 (12.5% compared to 15.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 1971 and 1980 (10.6% compared to 13.1%)

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