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Williamstown North - The Rifle Range

Birthplace

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In 2016, 9% of people in Williamstown North - The Rifle Range, 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 Williamstown North - The Rifle Range. 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, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range's Country of Birth data should be viewed together with Ancestry, Language Spoken at Home and Religion.

Please note: Due to changes in ABS rules around perturbation and additivity of data to protect the confidentiality of individuals in 2016, counts of individual birthplace groups and totals derived from them may differ slightly from those published by the ABS. For more information see notes on data confidentiality.

Derived from the Census question:

'In which country was the person born?'

Total population

Birthplace - Ranked by size
Williamstown North - The Rifle Range - Overseas born (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2011 to 2016
United Kingdom
2946.94.22676.34.5+27
New Zealand
1022.42.2771.81.9+25
map this data in atlas.idItaly340.81.7370.92.0-4
United States of America
340.80.4290.70.3+5
map this data in atlas.idChina330.81.2310.71.0+2
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
290.70.8200.50.9+9
map this data in atlas.idIndia270.62.9401.02.8-14
Malta
260.61.3260.61.6-1
South Africa
260.60.4130.30.3+12
Croatia
220.50.6250.60.7-3
Philippines
200.51.2170.41.2+3

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

Birthplace - Summary
Williamstown North - The Rifle Range - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born87520.630.494822.330.8-73
Non-English speaking backgrounds
3889.222.651512.123.1-127
Main English speaking countries
48611.57.843210.27.7+54
Australia
3,16974.863.33,17374.563.5-5
Not stated
1944.66.31363.25.6+59

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Birthplace, 2016
Birthplace, 2016 United Kingdom, Hobsons Bay City: 4.2% New Zealand, Hobsons Bay City: 2.2% United States of America, Hobsons Bay City: 0.4% Italy, Hobsons Bay City: 1.7% China, Hobsons Bay City: 1.2% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Hobsons Bay City: 0.8% India, Hobsons Bay City: 2.9% South Africa, Hobsons Bay City: 0.4% Malta, Hobsons Bay City: 1.3% Croatia, Hobsons Bay City: 0.6% United Kingdom, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 6.9% New Zealand, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 2.4% United States of America, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 0.8% Italy, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 0.8% China, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 0.8% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 0.7% India, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 0.6% South Africa, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 0.6% Malta, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 0.6% Croatia, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: 0.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in birthplace, 2011 to 2016
Change in birthplace, 2011 to 2016 United Kingdom, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +27 New Zealand, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +25 United States of America, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +5 Italy, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: -4 China, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +2 Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +9 India, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: -14 South Africa, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: +12 Malta, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: -1 Croatia, Williamstown North - The Rifle Range: -3
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the country of birth of the population in Williamstown North - The Rifle Range in 2016 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, 20.6% of the population was born overseas, and 9.2% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 30.4% and 22.6% respectively for Hobsons Bay City.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in Williamstown North - The Rifle Range and Hobsons Bay City were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (6.9% compared to 4.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in India (0.6% compared to 2.9%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas decreased by 73 or 7.7%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background decreased by 127 or 24.7%.

There were no major differences in Williamstown North - The Rifle Range between 2011 and 2016.

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