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Doncaster Hill

Overseas arrivals


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

1,505 people who were living in Doncaster Hill in 2016 were born overseas, and 31% 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 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 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 Hill - Overseas born (Usual residence)2016
Year of arrival in AustraliaNumber%City of Manningham %
2011 to 9 Aug 201646030.616.8
2006 to 201029719.813.2
2001 to 20051379.29.3
1991 to 2000 (10 year period)17311.514.2
1981 to 1990 (10 year period)16711.114.8
1971 to 1980 (10 year period)674.57.7
1961 to 1970 (10 year period)644.39.8
Arrived in 1960 or earlier815.411.1
Not stated553.73.1

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, Doncaster Hill: 3.7% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, Doncaster Hill: 5.4% 1961 to 1970, Doncaster Hill: 4.3% 1971 to 1980, Doncaster Hill: 4.5% 1981 to 1990, Doncaster Hill: 11.1% 1991 to 2000, Doncaster Hill: 11.5% 2001 to 2005, Doncaster Hill: 9.2% 2006 to 2010, Doncaster Hill: 19.8% 2011 to 9 Aug 2016, Doncaster Hill: 30.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the year of arrival for the overseas born population of Doncaster Hill in 2016 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 2011 to 9 Aug 2016).

Overall, 36.8% of the overseas born population arrived before 2001, and 30.6% arrived during or after 2011, compared with 57.6% and 16.8% respectively for City of Manningham.

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

  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 2011 to 9 Aug 2016 (30.6% compared to 16.8%)
  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 2006 and 9 Aug 2011 (19.8% compared to 13.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between in 1960 or earlier (5.4% compared to 11.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 1961 and 1970 (4.3% compared to 9.8%)

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