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Spotswood - South Kingsville

Birthplace

In 2011, 20% of people in Spotswood - South Kingsville, 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 Spotswood - South Kingsville. 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, Spotswood - South Kingsville'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
Spotswood - South Kingsville - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
1804.34.51373.54.8+43
map this data in atlas.idIndia1032.52.8330.80.9+70
New Zealand
912.21.91022.62.0-11
map this data in atlas.idItaly852.02.0852.12.30
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
581.40.9631.61.1-5
Greece
571.41.4521.31.6+5
Vietnam
521.21.6471.21.8+5
Philippines
431.01.2481.21.3-5
Lebanon
421.01.2441.11.2-2
map this data in atlas.idChina360.91.0210.50.7+15
Croatia
290.70.7330.80.8-4
Sri Lanka
280.70.2120.30.2+16
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
250.60.9290.71.0-4
Poland
240.60.4300.80.5-6
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Spotswood - South Kingsville - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born1,17128.030.81,05126.629.0+120
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds84620.323.178619.921.4+60
Main English speaking countries
3257.87.72656.77.6+60
Australia
2,80767.263.52,57365.163.7+234
Not stated
1994.85.63308.37.2-131

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

Birthplace, 2011
Birthplace, 2011 United Kingdom, Hobsons Bay City: 4.5% India, Hobsons Bay City: 2.8% New Zealand, Hobsons Bay City: 1.9% Italy, Hobsons Bay City: 2.0% Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), Hobsons Bay City: 0.9% Greece, Hobsons Bay City: 1.4% Vietnam, Hobsons Bay City: 1.6% Philippines, Hobsons Bay City: 1.2% Lebanon, Hobsons Bay City: 1.2% China, Hobsons Bay City: 1.0% United Kingdom, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 4.3% India, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 2.5% New Zealand, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 2.2% Italy, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 2.0% Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), Spotswood - South Kingsville: 1.4% Greece, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 1.4% Vietnam, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 1.2% Philippines, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 1.0% Lebanon, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 1.0% China, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 0.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011 United Kingdom, Spotswood - South Kingsville: +43 India, Spotswood - South Kingsville: +70 New Zealand, Spotswood - South Kingsville: -11 Italy, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 0 Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), Spotswood - South Kingsville: -5 Greece, Spotswood - South Kingsville: +5 Vietnam, Spotswood - South Kingsville: +5 Philippines, Spotswood - South Kingsville: -5 Lebanon, Spotswood - South Kingsville: -2 China, Spotswood - South Kingsville: +15
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the country of birth of the population in Spotswood - South Kingsville in 2011 compared to Hobsons Bay 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, 28.0% of the population was born overseas, and 20.3% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 30.8% and 23.1% respectively for Hobsons Bay City.

There were no major differences between Spotswood - South Kingsville and Hobsons Bay City in 2011.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 120 or 11.4%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 60 or 7.6%.

The largest change in birthplace countries of the population in this area between 2006 and 2011 was for those born in:

  • India (+70 persons)

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