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Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)

Overseas arrivals

8,521 people who were living in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) in 2011 were born overseas, and 17% arrived in Australia within 5 years prior to 2011.

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 Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) 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.

Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)'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
Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) - Overseas born (Usual residence)2011
Year of arrival in AustraliaNumber%City of Manningham %
map this data in atlas.id2006 to 9 Aug 20111,47417.314.2
2001 to 2005
1,03712.210.2
1991 to 2000 (10 year period)
1,40516.516.9
1981 to 1990 (10 year period)
1,45017.018.0
1971 to 1980 (10 year period)
6627.89.8
1961 to 1970 (10 year period)
1,00811.812.3
Arrived in 1960 or earlier
1,24414.615.2
Not stated
2402.83.4

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Overseas arrivals, 2011
Overseas arrivals, 2011 Not stated, City of Manningham: 3.4% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, City of Manningham: 15.2% 1961 to 1970, City of Manningham: 12.3% 1971 to 1980, City of Manningham: 9.8% 1981 to 1990, City of Manningham: 18.0% 1991 to 2000, City of Manningham: 16.9% 2001 to 2005, City of Manningham: 10.2% 2006 to 9 Aug 2011, City of Manningham: 14.2% Not stated, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 2.8% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 14.6% 1961 to 1970, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 11.8% 1971 to 1980, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 7.8% 1981 to 1990, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 17.0% 1991 to 2000, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 16.5% 2001 to 2005, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 12.2% 2006 to 9 Aug 2011, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 17.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (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 Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) in 2011 compared to City of Manningham 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 2006 and 2011).

Overall, 67.7% of the overseas born population arrived before 2001, and 17.3% arrived during or after 2006, compared with 72.1% and 14.2% respectively for City of Manningham.

The major differences in year of arrival data in the population between Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) and City of Manningham are:

  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 2006 and 9 Aug 2011 (17.3% compared to 14.2%)
  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 2001 and 2005 (12.2% compared to 10.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 1971 and 1980 (7.8% compared to 9.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 1981 and 1990 (17.0% compared to 18.0%)

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