Williamstown North - The Rifle Range
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970 people who were living in Williamstown North - The Rifle Range 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 Williamstown North - The Rifle Range 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.
Williamstown North - The Rifle Range'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
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
(Usual residence data)
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Analysis of the year of arrival for the overseas born population of Williamstown North - The Rifle Range in 2016 compared to Hobsons Bay City shows that there was a similar proportion of people who arrived before 2001, as well as a similar proportion of recent overseas arrivals (those who arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 2016).
Overall, 56.5% of the overseas born population arrived before 2001, and 19.5% 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 Williamstown North - The Rifle Range and Hobsons Bay City are:
- A larger percentage of arrivals between 1971 and 1980 (11.7% compared to 9.3%)
- A larger percentage of arrivals between 2001 and 2005 (9.8% compared to 7.5%)
- A smaller percentage of arrivals between 1981 and 1990 (10.5% compared to 12.3%)
- A smaller percentage of arrivals between 2006 and 9 Aug 2011 (12.5% compared to 13.8%)