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In 2011, 15% of people in Daw Park, 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 Daw Park. 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, Daw Park's Country of Birth data should be viewed together with Ancestry, Language Spoken at Home and Religion.

Derived from the Census question:

'In which country was the person born?'

Total population

Birthplace - Ranked by size
Daw Park - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idUnited Kingdom1024.27.21245.37.4-22
map this data in atlas.idGreece421.70.9542.31.0-12
map this data in atlas.idIndia361.51.0210.90.6+15
New Zealand
331.40.9220.90.8+11
Germany
311.30.8311.30.90
map this data in atlas.idChina301.21.2231.00.9+7

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

Birthplace - Summary
Daw Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born50720.822.146219.820.8+45
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds35714.612.430012.911.3+57
Main English speaking countries
1506.29.71626.99.6-12
Australia
1,77572.874.61,75475.275.2+21
Not stated
1566.43.31175.04.0+39

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Birthplace, 2011
Birthplace, 2011 United Kingdom, City of Mitcham: 7.2% Greece, City of Mitcham: 0.9% India, City of Mitcham: 1.0% New Zealand, City of Mitcham: 0.9% Germany, City of Mitcham: 0.8% China, City of Mitcham: 1.2% United Kingdom, Daw Park: 4.2% Greece, Daw Park: 1.7% India, Daw Park: 1.5% New Zealand, Daw Park: 1.4% Germany, Daw Park: 1.3% China, Daw Park: 1.2%
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.
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011 United Kingdom, Daw Park: -22 Greece, Daw Park: -12 India, Daw Park: +15 New Zealand, Daw Park: +11 Germany, Daw Park: 0 China, Daw Park: +7
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (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 Daw Park in 2011 compared to the City of Mitcham shows that there was a smaller proportion of people born overseas, and a smaller proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 20.8% of the population was born overseas, and 14.6% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 22.1% and 12.4% respectively for the City of Mitcham.

The major difference between the countries of birth of the population in Daw Park and the City of Mitcham was:

  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (4.2% compared to 7.2%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 45 or 9.7%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 57 or 19.0%.

There were no major differences in Daw Park between 2006 and 2011.

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