Georges River Council area
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66,926 people who were living in the Georges River Council area in 2016 were born overseas, and 22% 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 the Georges River Council 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.
The Georges River Council 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
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
(Usual residence data)
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Analysis of the year of arrival for the overseas born population of the Georges River Council area in 2016 compared to Greater Sydney 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 2011 to 9 Aug 2016).
Overall, 48.6% of the overseas born population arrived before 2001, and 22.5% arrived during or after 2011, compared with 50.8% and 21.4% respectively for Greater Sydney.
The major differences in year of arrival data in the population between the Georges River Council area and Greater Sydney are:
- A larger percentage of arrivals between 2011 to 9 Aug 2016 (22.5% compared to 21.4%)
- A larger percentage of arrivals between 2006 and 9 Aug 2011 (15.6% compared to 14.5%)
- A smaller percentage of arrivals between 1971 and 1980 (7.3% compared to 8.6%)