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Donvale (Low Density)
Overseas arrivals

866 people who were living in Donvale (Low Density) in 2011 were born overseas, and 10% 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 Donvale (Low Density) 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.

Donvale (Low Density)'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
Donvale (Low Density) - Overseas born (Usual residence)2011
Year of arrival in AustraliaNumber%City of Manningham %
map this data in atlas.id2006 to 9 Aug 2011859.814.2
2001 to 2005
1991 to 2000 (10 year period)
1981 to 1990 (10 year period)
1971 to 1980 (10 year period)
1961 to 1970 (10 year period)
Arrived in 1960 or earlier
Not stated

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, Donvale (Low Density): 6.4% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, Donvale (Low Density): 17.1% 1961 to 1970, Donvale (Low Density): 14.1% 1971 to 1980, Donvale (Low Density): 12.8% 1981 to 1990, Donvale (Low Density): 16.8% 1991 to 2000, Donvale (Low Density): 16.2% 2001 to 2005, Donvale (Low Density): 6.8% 2006 to 9 Aug 2011, Donvale (Low Density): 9.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (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 Donvale (Low Density) in 2011 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, 77.0% of the overseas born population arrived before 2001, and 9.8% 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 Donvale (Low Density) and City of Manningham are:

  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 1971 and 1980 (12.8% compared to 9.8%)
  • A larger percentage of arrivals between in 1960 or earlier (17.1% compared to 15.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 2006 and 9 Aug 2011 (9.8% compared to 14.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 2001 and 2005 (6.8% compared to 10.2%)

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