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Cumberland Park

Overseas arrivals


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

455 people who were living in Cumberland Park in 2016 were born overseas, and 19% arrived in Australia within 5 years prior to 2016.

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 Cumberland Park 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.

Cumberland Park'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
Cumberland Park - Overseas born (Usual residence)2016
Year of arrival in AustraliaNumber%City of Mitcham %
2011 to 9 Aug 20168518.721.8
2006 to 20107917.413.4
2001 to 2005388.48.0
1991 to 2000 (10 year period)429.28.6
1981 to 1990 (10 year period)275.99.4
1971 to 1980 (10 year period)459.99.4
1961 to 1970 (10 year period)7215.813.6
Arrived in 1960 or earlier5712.513.2
Not stated102.22.5

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Overseas arrivals, 2016
Overseas arrivals, 2016 Not stated, City of Mitcham: 2.5% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, City of Mitcham: 13.2% 1961 to 1970, City of Mitcham: 13.6% 1971 to 1980, City of Mitcham: 9.4% 1981 to 1990, City of Mitcham: 9.4% 1991 to 2000, City of Mitcham: 8.6% 2001 to 2005, City of Mitcham: 8.0% 2006 to 2010, City of Mitcham: 13.4% 2011 to 9 Aug 2016, City of Mitcham: 21.8% Not stated, Cumberland Park: 2.2% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, Cumberland Park: 12.5% 1961 to 1970, Cumberland Park: 15.8% 1971 to 1980, Cumberland Park: 9.9% 1981 to 1990, Cumberland Park: 5.9% 1991 to 2000, Cumberland Park: 9.2% 2001 to 2005, Cumberland Park: 8.4% 2006 to 2010, Cumberland Park: 17.4% 2011 to 9 Aug 2016, Cumberland Park: 18.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (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 Cumberland Park in 2016 compared to the City of Mitcham shows that there was a smaller proportion of people who arrived before 2001, as well as a smaller proportion of recent overseas arrivals (those who arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 2016).

Overall, 53.4% of the overseas born population arrived before 2001, and 18.7% arrived during or after 2011, compared with 54.3% and 21.8% respectively for the City of Mitcham.

The major differences in year of arrival data in the population between Cumberland Park and the City of Mitcham are:

  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 2006 and 9 Aug 2011 (17.4% compared to 13.4%)
  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 1961 and 1970 (15.8% compared to 13.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 1981 and 1990 (5.9% compared to 9.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 2011 to 9 Aug 2016 (18.7% compared to 21.8%)

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