4% of people in Wilberforce come from countries where English is not the 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.
Derived from the Census question:
'In which country was the person born?'
|Birthplace - ranked by size|
|Country of birth||Number||%||Hawkesbury City||Number||%||Hawkesbury City||2006 to 2011|
|Birthplace - summary|
|Birthplace||Number||%||Hawkesbury City||Number||%||Hawkesbury City||2006 to 2011|
|Total Overseas born||267||9.3||12.6||38000||324||11.1||12.7||-57|
|Non-English speaking backgrounds||102||3.5||5.5||38001||133||4.6||5.6||-32|
|Main English speaking countries||165||5.7||7.1||38002||190||6.5||7.1||-25|
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 5.5% 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 (3.6% compared to 4.8%)
Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas decreased by 57 or 17.6%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background decreased by 31 or 23.3%.
There were no major differences in Wilberforce between 2006 and 2011.