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Colonel Light Gardens

Birthplace

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

In 2016, 6% of people in Colonel Light Gardens, 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 Colonel Light Gardens. 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, Colonel Light Gardens'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
Colonel Light Gardens - Overseas born (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idUnited Kingdom1624.96.81544.67.2+8
map this data in atlas.idChina361.12.0160.51.2+20
map this data in atlas.idGreece250.80.8371.10.9-12
Italy
240.70.6290.90.6-5
New Zealand
190.60.9190.60.90
United States of America
180.50.5130.40.5+5
map this data in atlas.idIndia180.51.080.21.0+10
Sri Lanka
140.40.360.20.3+8
Poland
130.40.290.30.3+4
Netherlands
100.30.4140.40.4-4

Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Colonel Light Gardens - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born40312.222.643013.022.1-27
Non-English speaking backgrounds
1935.913.32226.712.4-29
Main English speaking countries
2106.49.22086.39.7+2
Australia
2,77384.273.32,79784.474.6-24
Not stated
1173.64.1872.63.3+30

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 United Kingdom, City of Mitcham: 6.8% China, City of Mitcham: 2.0% Greece, City of Mitcham: 0.8% Italy, City of Mitcham: 0.6% New Zealand, City of Mitcham: 0.9% United States of America, City of Mitcham: 0.5% India, City of Mitcham: 1.0% Sri Lanka, City of Mitcham: 0.3% Poland, City of Mitcham: 0.2% Netherlands, City of Mitcham: 0.4% United Kingdom, Colonel Light Gardens: 4.9% China, Colonel Light Gardens: 1.1% Greece, Colonel Light Gardens: 0.8% Italy, Colonel Light Gardens: 0.7% New Zealand, Colonel Light Gardens: 0.6% United States of America, Colonel Light Gardens: 0.5% India, Colonel Light Gardens: 0.5% Sri Lanka, Colonel Light Gardens: 0.4% Poland, Colonel Light Gardens: 0.4% Netherlands, Colonel Light Gardens: 0.3%
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 United Kingdom, Colonel Light Gardens: +8 China, Colonel Light Gardens: +20 Greece, Colonel Light Gardens: -12 Italy, Colonel Light Gardens: -5 New Zealand, Colonel Light Gardens: 0 United States of America, Colonel Light Gardens: +5 India, Colonel Light Gardens: +10 Sri Lanka, Colonel Light Gardens: +8 Poland, Colonel Light Gardens: +4 Netherlands, Colonel Light Gardens: -4
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 Colonel Light Gardens in 2016 compared to the City of Mitcham shows that there was a smaller proportion of people born overseas, as well as a smaller proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 12.2% of the population was born overseas, and 5.9% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 22.6% and 13.3% respectively for the City of Mitcham.

The major difference between the countries of birth of the population in Colonel Light Gardens and the City of Mitcham was:

  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (4.9% compared to 6.8%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas decreased by 27 or 6.3%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background decreased by 29 or 13.1%.

There were no major differences in Colonel Light Gardens between 2011 and 2016.

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