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Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)

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In 2016, 45% of people in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill), 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 Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill). 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, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)'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
Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) - Overseas born (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idChina3,33816.39.32,01810.85.9+1,320
Malaysia
8494.13.36323.42.9+217
Greece
7173.52.48224.42.8-105
Hong Kong
6293.12.65172.82.5+112
map this data in atlas.idItaly5512.72.76573.53.2-106
Iran
4862.41.72221.21.0+264
United Kingdom
4022.02.64222.33.1-20
India
3611.81.52881.51.2+73
South Korea
2891.40.72301.20.6+59
Vietnam
2711.30.92141.10.8+57
New Zealand
2141.00.91730.91.0+42
Taiwan
2091.00.62191.20.6-9
South Africa
1941.01.01851.01.3+10
Singapore
1710.80.81570.80.7+14
Sri Lanka
1290.60.61480.80.6-20
Egypt
1130.60.61310.70.6-18
Philippines
1060.50.4900.50.3+16
Indonesia
780.40.4960.50.4-18
Pakistan
770.40.3350.20.2+41
Croatia
690.30.3770.40.3-8
Germany
640.30.41070.60.5-42
Lebanon
580.30.3660.40.4-8
Cyprus
510.30.3660.40.4-14
United States of America
480.20.3270.10.3+21
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
440.20.2230.10.2+21
Japan
410.20.2520.30.2-10
Turkey
340.20.1560.30.2-23
Fiji
300.10.1350.20.2-5
Hungary
240.10.1340.20.1-10
Syria
240.10.1170.10.1+7
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
230.10.2600.30.2-37
Iraq
230.10.1100.10.1+13
Thailand
220.10.2240.10.1-2
Poland
200.10.2430.20.2-23
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born10,17349.639.88,53045.536.5+1,643
Non-English speaking backgrounds
9,28145.334.67,69741.030.6+1,584
Main English speaking countries
8914.35.28324.45.9+59
Australia
9,37745.855.79,46050.460.0-83
Not stated
9464.64.57774.13.5+169

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 China, City of Manningham: 9.3% Malaysia, City of Manningham: 3.3% Greece, City of Manningham: 2.4% Hong Kong, City of Manningham: 2.6% Italy, City of Manningham: 2.7% Iran, City of Manningham: 1.7% United Kingdom, City of Manningham: 2.6% India, City of Manningham: 1.5% South Korea, City of Manningham: 0.7% Vietnam, City of Manningham: 0.9% China, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 16.3% Malaysia, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 4.1% Greece, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 3.5% Hong Kong, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 3.1% Italy, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 2.7% Iran, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 2.4% United Kingdom, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 2.0% India, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 1.8% South Korea, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 1.4% Vietnam, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 1.3%
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 China, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +1,320 Malaysia, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +217 Greece, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -105 Hong Kong, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +112 Italy, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -106 Iran, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +264 United Kingdom, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -20 India, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +73 South Korea, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +59 Vietnam, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +57
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 Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) in 2016 compared to City of Manningham 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, 49.6% of the population was born overseas, and 45.3% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 39.8% and 34.6% respectively for City of Manningham.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) was China, where 16.3% of the population, or 3,338 people, were born.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) and City of Manningham were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in China (16.3% compared to 9.3%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Greece (3.5% compared to 2.4%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas increased by 1,643 or 19.3%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 1,584 or 20.6%.

The largest changes in birthplace countries of the population in this area between 2011 and 2016 were for those born in:

  • China (+1,320 persons)
  • Iran (+264 persons)
  • Malaysia (+217 persons)
  • Hong Kong (+112 persons)

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