Wilberforce

Birthplace

In 2011, 4% of people in Wilberforce, came from countries where English was not their first language.

Country of Birth data identifies where people were born and is indicative of the level of cultural diversity in Wilberforce. The mix of Country of Birth groups is also indicative of historical settlement patterns, as source countries for Australia's immigration program have varied significantly over time.

To get a more complete picture of cultural and ethnic characteristics, Wilberforce's Country of Birth data should be viewed together with Ancestry, Language Spoken at Home and Religion.

Derived from the Census question:

'In which country was the person born?'

Total population

Birthplace - ranked by size
Wilberforce20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Hawkesbury City %Number%Hawkesbury City %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom953.44.81274.45.0-32
New Zealand361.31.4311.11.3+5
Malta230.80.7250.90.7-2

Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - summary
Wilberforce20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Hawkesbury City %Number%Hawkesbury City %2006 to 2011
Total Overseas born2639.312.631110.812.8-48
Non-English speaking backgrounds1003.55.61294.55.6-29
Main English speaking countries1635.87.01826.37.1-19
Australia2,37184.082.32,43884.881.0-67
Not Stated1906.75.11264.46.2+64

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Birthplace, 2011
Birthplace, 2011 United Kingdom, Hawkesbury City: 4.8% New Zealand, Hawkesbury City: 1.4% Malta, Hawkesbury City: 0.7% United Kingdom, Wilberforce: 3.4% New Zealand, Wilberforce: 1.3% Malta, Wilberforce: 0.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated data)
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Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011 United Kingdom, Wilberforce: -32 New Zealand, Wilberforce: +5 Malta, Wilberforce: -2
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the country of birth of the population in Wilberforce in 2011 compared to Hawkesbury City shows that there was a smaller proportion of people born overseas, as well as a smaller proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 9.3% of the population was born overseas, and 3.5% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 12.6% and 5.6% respectively for Hawkesbury City.

The major difference between the countries of birth of the population in Wilberforce and Hawkesbury City was:

  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (3.4% compared to 4.8%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas decreased by 48 or 15.4%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background decreased by 29 or 22.5%.

There were no major differences in Wilberforce between 2006 and 2011.

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