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234 people who were living in Essendon West in 2011 were born overseas, and 11% arrived in Australia within 5 years prior to 2011.

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 Essendon West 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.

Essendon West'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
Essendon West - Overseas born (Usual residence)2011
Year of arrival in AustraliaNumber%City of Moonee Valley %
map this data in atlas.id2006 to 9 Aug 20112611.218.0
2001 to 2005
114.98.0
1991 to 2000 (10 year period)
3314.310.8
1981 to 1990 (10 year period)
4217.711.9
1971 to 1980 (10 year period)
3113.210.3
1961 to 1970 (10 year period)
3816.417.8
Arrived in 1960 or earlier
4117.318.8
Not stated
125.04.2

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

Overseas arrivals, 2011
Overseas arrivals, 2011 Not stated, City of Moonee Valley: 4.2% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, City of Moonee Valley: 18.8% 1961 to 1970, City of Moonee Valley: 17.8% 1971 to 1980, City of Moonee Valley: 10.3% 1981 to 1990, City of Moonee Valley: 11.9% 1991 to 2000, City of Moonee Valley: 10.8% 2001 to 2005, City of Moonee Valley: 8.0% 2006 to 9 Aug 2011, City of Moonee Valley: 18.0% Not stated, Essendon West: 5.0% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, Essendon West: 17.3% 1961 to 1970, Essendon West: 16.4% 1971 to 1980, Essendon West: 13.2% 1981 to 1990, Essendon West: 17.7% 1991 to 2000, Essendon West: 14.3% 2001 to 2005, Essendon West: 4.9% 2006 to 9 Aug 2011, Essendon West: 11.2%
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.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the year of arrival for the overseas born population of Essendon West in 2011 compared to the City of Moonee Valley shows that there was a larger proportion of people who arrived before 2001, and a smaller proportion of recent overseas arrivals (those who arrived between 2006 and 2011).

Overall, 78.9% of the overseas born population arrived before 2001, and 11.2% arrived during or after 2006, compared with 69.7% and 18.0% respectively for the City of Moonee Valley.

The major differences in year of arrival data in the population between Essendon West and the City of Moonee Valley are:

  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 1981 and 1990 (17.7% compared to 11.9%)
  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 1991 and 2000 (14.3% compared to 10.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 2006 and 9 Aug 2011 (11.2% compared to 18.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 2001 and 2005 (4.9% compared to 8.0%)

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