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In 2011, 21% of people in Bayswater, 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 Bayswater. 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, Bayswater'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
Bayswater - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Knox %Number%City of Knox %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
5685.35.46315.95.9-62
map this data in atlas.idIndia2742.52.01471.41.4+127
map this data in atlas.idChina2462.31.91081.01.0+137
Germany
2091.90.91731.60.9+36
New Zealand
1871.71.21681.61.2+19
map this data in atlas.idSri Lanka1261.21.8650.61.4+61
Philippines
1051.00.71131.00.6-8
Netherlands
960.90.7880.80.8+8
Vietnam
860.80.8720.70.7+14
Hong Kong
810.80.7370.30.5+44
map this data in atlas.idMalaysia760.71.8730.71.4+3
Poland
710.70.4520.50.4+19
South Africa
670.60.8430.40.7+24
Italy
470.40.8560.50.9-9
Indonesia
470.40.3260.20.2+21
Austria
410.40.1330.30.2+8
Chile
360.30.2500.50.2-14
Ireland
350.30.3250.20.3+10
Singapore
350.30.6200.20.4+15
Gaza Strip and West Bank
330.30.0720.70.1-39
Cambodia
290.30.4240.20.4+5
Croatia
290.30.2260.20.2+3
Greece
280.30.4210.20.4+6
Iran
270.20.2160.10.2+11
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
260.20.3290.30.3-3
Fiji
250.20.2170.20.2+8
Mauritius
230.20.3190.20.3+4
United States of America
230.20.2170.20.2+6
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Bayswater - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Knox %Number%City of Knox %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born3,10428.827.82,64524.625.2+459
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds2,21220.519.71,75516.316.7+457
Main English speaking countries
8928.38.08908.38.5+2
Australia
7,19966.869.07,55670.270.3-356
Not stated
4724.43.25665.34.5-94

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, City of Knox: 5.4% India, City of Knox: 2.0% China, City of Knox: 1.9% Germany, City of Knox: 0.9% New Zealand, City of Knox: 1.2% Sri Lanka, City of Knox: 1.8% Philippines, City of Knox: 0.7% Netherlands, City of Knox: 0.7% Vietnam, City of Knox: 0.8% Hong Kong, City of Knox: 0.7% United Kingdom, Bayswater: 5.3% India, Bayswater: 2.5% China, Bayswater: 2.3% Germany, Bayswater: 1.9% New Zealand, Bayswater: 1.7% Sri Lanka, Bayswater: 1.2% Philippines, Bayswater: 1.0% Netherlands, Bayswater: 0.9% Vietnam, Bayswater: 0.8% Hong Kong, Bayswater: 0.8%
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, Bayswater: -62 India, Bayswater: +127 China, Bayswater: +137 Germany, Bayswater: +36 New Zealand, Bayswater: +19 Sri Lanka, Bayswater: +61 Philippines, Bayswater: -8 Netherlands, Bayswater: +8 Vietnam, Bayswater: +14 Hong Kong, Bayswater: +44
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 Bayswater in 2011 compared to the City of Knox shows that there was a larger proportion of people born overseas, as well as a larger proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 28.8% of the population was born overseas, and 20.5% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 27.8% and 19.7% respectively for the City of Knox.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in Bayswater and the City of Knox were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in Germany (1.9% compared to 0.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Malaysia (0.7% compared to 1.8%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 459 or 17.4%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 457 or 26.0%.

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

  • China (+137 persons)
  • India (+127 persons)
  • United Kingdom (-62 persons)
  • Sri Lanka (+61 persons)

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