City of KnoxCommunity profile
census-message-logo

2016 Census data has been released and we are busy processing it to update this website. View our latest releases here.

Skip to content
census-message-logo

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

2,140 people who were living in Scoresby in 2016 were born overseas, and 14% 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 Scoresby 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.

Scoresby'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
Scoresby - Overseas born (Usual residence)2016
Year of arrival in AustraliaNumber%City of Knox %
2011 to 9 Aug 201629313.713.0
2006 to 201046421.716.1
2001 to 200529013.510.8
1991 to 2000 (10 year period)31414.713.1
1981 to 1990 (10 year period)32515.216.3
1971 to 1980 (10 year period)1617.59.6
1961 to 1970 (10 year period)1617.510.5
Arrived in 1960 or earlier944.47.9
Not stated361.72.7

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, City of Knox: 2.7% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, City of Knox: 7.9% 1961 to 1970, City of Knox: 10.5% 1971 to 1980, City of Knox: 9.6% 1981 to 1990, City of Knox: 16.3% 1991 to 2000, City of Knox: 13.1% 2001 to 2005, City of Knox: 10.8% 2006 to 2010, City of Knox: 16.1% 2011 to 9 Aug 2016, City of Knox: 13.0% Not stated, Scoresby: 1.7% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, Scoresby: 4.4% 1961 to 1970, Scoresby: 7.5% 1971 to 1980, Scoresby: 7.5% 1981 to 1990, Scoresby: 15.2% 1991 to 2000, Scoresby: 14.7% 2001 to 2005, Scoresby: 13.5% 2006 to 2010, Scoresby: 21.7% 2011 to 9 Aug 2016, Scoresby: 13.7%
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 Scoresby in 2016 compared to the City of Knox 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, 49.4% of the overseas born population arrived before 2001, and 13.7% arrived during or after 2011, compared with 57.5% and 13.0% respectively for the City of Knox.

The major differences in year of arrival data in the population between Scoresby and the City of Knox are:

  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 2006 and 9 Aug 2011 (21.7% compared to 16.1%)
  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 2001 and 2005 (13.5% compared to 10.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between in 1960 or earlier (4.4% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 1961 and 1970 (7.5% compared to 10.5%)

To continue building your demographic story go to...

v17.09.22-1.0.2