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In 2011, 11% of people in Torrens Park - Lynton, 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 Torrens Park - Lynton. 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, Torrens Park - Lynton'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
Torrens Park - Lynton - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idUnited Kingdom1967.17.21907.37.4+5
New Zealand
431.60.9381.50.8+5
map this data in atlas.idIndia281.01.040.20.6+24
map this data in atlas.idGreece250.90.9281.11.0-3
South Africa
230.80.6230.90.50
South Korea
210.80.330.10.2+18

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

Birthplace - Summary
Torrens Park - Lynton - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born57020.622.149619.120.8+74
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds29210.612.42248.611.3+68
Main English speaking countries
27810.09.727210.59.6+5
Australia
2,10776.274.61,96275.375.2+146
Not stated
883.23.31475.64.0-59

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% New Zealand, City of Mitcham: 0.9% India, City of Mitcham: 1.0% Greece, City of Mitcham: 0.9% South Africa, City of Mitcham: 0.6% South Korea, City of Mitcham: 0.3% United Kingdom, Torrens Park - Lynton: 7.1% New Zealand, Torrens Park - Lynton: 1.6% India, Torrens Park - Lynton: 1.0% Greece, Torrens Park - Lynton: 0.9% South Africa, Torrens Park - Lynton: 0.8% South Korea, Torrens Park - Lynton: 0.8%
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, Torrens Park - Lynton: +5 New Zealand, Torrens Park - Lynton: +5 India, Torrens Park - Lynton: +24 Greece, Torrens Park - Lynton: -3 South Africa, Torrens Park - Lynton: 0 South Korea, Torrens Park - Lynton: +18
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 Torrens Park - Lynton in 2011 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, 20.6% of the population was born overseas, and 10.6% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 22.1% and 12.4% respectively for the City of Mitcham.

There were no major differences between Torrens Park - Lynton and City of Mitcham in 2011.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 74 or 14.9%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 68 or 30.4%.

There were no major differences in Torrens Park - Lynton between 2006 and 2011.

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