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Urrbrae - Springfield and District

Birthplace

In 2011, 13% of people in Urrbrae - Springfield and District, 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 Urrbrae - Springfield and District. 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, Urrbrae - Springfield and District'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
Urrbrae - Springfield and District - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idUnited Kingdom1177.17.21287.37.4-11
South Africa
321.90.6221.30.5+10
map this data in atlas.idChina311.91.2120.70.9+19
Italy
251.50.6181.00.7+7
Malaysia
201.20.6201.10.50

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

Birthplace - Summary
Urrbrae - Springfield and District - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born40024.222.142924.520.8-29
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds20812.612.422412.811.3-16
Main English speaking countries
19211.69.720511.79.6-13
Australia
1,21373.374.61,28273.475.2-69
Not stated
412.53.3362.14.0+5

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% South Africa, City of Mitcham: 0.6% China, City of Mitcham: 1.2% Italy, City of Mitcham: 0.6% Malaysia, City of Mitcham: 0.6% United Kingdom, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: 7.1% South Africa, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: 1.9% China, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: 1.9% Italy, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: 1.5% Malaysia, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: 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, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: -11 South Africa, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: +10 China, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: +19 Italy, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: +7 Malaysia, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: 0
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 Urrbrae - Springfield and District in 2011 compared to the City of Mitcham shows that there was a larger proportion of people born overseas, and a larger proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 24.2% of the population was born overseas, and 12.6% 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 Urrbrae - Springfield and District and the City of Mitcham was:

  • A larger percentage of people born in South Africa (1.9% compared to 0.6%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas decreased by 29 or 6.8%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background decreased by 16 or 7.1%.

There were no major differences in Urrbrae - Springfield and District between 2006 and 2011.

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