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Overseas arrivals

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

404 people who were living in Wonga Park in 2016 were born overseas, and 11% 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 Wonga Park 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.

Wonga Park'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
Wonga Park - Overseas born (Usual residence)2016
Year of arrival in AustraliaNumber%City of Manningham %
2011 to 9 Aug 2016215.216.8
2006 to 20104411.113.2
2001 to 2005215.39.3
1991 to 2000 (10 year period)389.414.2
1981 to 1990 (10 year period)6215.314.8
1971 to 1980 (10 year period)6315.77.7
1961 to 1970 (10 year period)8420.89.8
Arrived in 1960 or earlier6917.111.1
Not stated00.03.1

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 Manningham: 3.1% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, City of Manningham: 11.1% 1961 to 1970, City of Manningham: 9.8% 1971 to 1980, City of Manningham: 7.7% 1981 to 1990, City of Manningham: 14.8% 1991 to 2000, City of Manningham: 14.2% 2001 to 2005, City of Manningham: 9.3% 2006 to 2010, City of Manningham: 13.2% 2011 to 9 Aug 2016, City of Manningham: 16.8% Not stated, Wonga Park: 0.0% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, Wonga Park: 17.1% 1961 to 1970, Wonga Park: 20.8% 1971 to 1980, Wonga Park: 15.7% 1981 to 1990, Wonga Park: 15.3% 1991 to 2000, Wonga Park: 9.4% 2001 to 2005, Wonga Park: 5.3% 2006 to 2010, Wonga Park: 11.1% 2011 to 9 Aug 2016, Wonga Park: 5.2%
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 Wonga Park in 2016 compared to City of Manningham shows that there was a larger proportion of people who arrived before 2001, and a smaller proportion of recent overseas arrivals (those who arrived between 2006 and 2011).

Overall, 78.4% of the overseas born population arrived before 2001, and 11.1% arrived during or after 2006, compared with 57.6% and 13.2% respectively for City of Manningham.

The major differences in year of arrival data in the population between Wonga Park and City of Manningham are:

  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 1961 and 1970 (20.8% compared to 9.8%)
  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 1971 and 1980 (15.7% compared to 7.7%)
  • A larger percentage of arrivals between in 1960 or earlier (17.1% compared to 11.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 2011 to 9 Aug 2016 (5.2% compared to 16.8%)

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