City of Hobsons BayCommunity profile
census-message-logo

We’re continuing to update these pages with data from the 2016 Census. Read more about our updates.

Skip to content

Spotswood - South Kingsville

Overseas arrivals

census-message-logo

This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

1,147 people who were living in Spotswood - South Kingsville in 2016 were born overseas, and 20% 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 Spotswood - South Kingsville 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.

Spotswood - South Kingsville'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

Overseas arrivals
Spotswood - South Kingsville - Overseas born (Usual residence)2016
Year of arrival in AustraliaNumber%Hobsons Bay City %
map this data in atlas.id2011 to 9 Aug 201622920.019.5
2006 to 2010
14712.813.8
2001 to 2005
11510.07.5
1991 to 2000 (10 year period)
12110.59.7
1981 to 1990 (10 year period)
14312.512.3
1971 to 1980 (10 year period)
11910.49.3
1961 to 1970 (10 year period)
15913.914.3
Arrived in 1960 or earlier
948.210.6
Not stated
201.73.1

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

Overseas arrivals, 2016
Overseas arrivals, 2016 Not stated, Hobsons Bay City: 3.1% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, Hobsons Bay City: 10.6% 1961 to 1970, Hobsons Bay City: 14.3% 1971 to 1980, Hobsons Bay City: 9.3% 1981 to 1990, Hobsons Bay City: 12.3% 1991 to 2000, Hobsons Bay City: 9.7% 2001 to 2005, Hobsons Bay City: 7.5% 2006 to 2010, Hobsons Bay City: 13.8% 2011 to 9 Aug 2016, Hobsons Bay City: 19.5% Not stated, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 1.7% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 8.2% 1961 to 1970, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 13.9% 1971 to 1980, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 10.4% 1981 to 1990, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 12.5% 1991 to 2000, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 10.5% 2001 to 2005, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 10.0% 2006 to 2010, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 12.8% 2011 to 9 Aug 2016, Spotswood - South Kingsville: 20.0%
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.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the year of arrival for the overseas born population of Spotswood - South Kingsville in 2016 compared to Hobsons Bay City 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, 55.4% of the overseas born population arrived before 2001, and 20.0% arrived during or after 2011, compared with 56.2% and 19.5% respectively for Hobsons Bay City.

The major differences in year of arrival data in the population between Spotswood - South Kingsville and Hobsons Bay City are:

  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 2001 and 2005 (10.0% compared to 7.5%)
  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 1971 and 1980 (10.4% compared to 9.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between in 1960 or earlier (8.2% compared to 10.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 2006 and 9 Aug 2011 (12.8% compared to 13.8%)

To continue building your demographic story go to...

v17.11.23-1.0.0