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In 2011, 7% of people in Happy Valley, 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 Happy Valley. 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, Happy Valley'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
Happy Valley - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idUnited Kingdom1,18810.513.01,1349.912.8+54
map this data in atlas.idNetherlands880.80.6640.60.7+24
New Zealand
820.71.0820.71.00
map this data in atlas.idGermany670.60.8780.70.9-11
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines630.60.4540.50.4+9
South Africa
600.50.5350.30.3+25
China
580.50.390.10.1+49
Ireland
390.30.3220.20.3+17
Italy
390.30.3440.40.4-5
Poland
370.30.4450.40.5-8
India
340.30.3210.20.2+13
Malaysia
230.20.2160.10.1+7
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
230.20.2250.20.2-2
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Happy Valley - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born2,14819.021.81,95617.020.9+192
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds7566.76.76565.76.3+100
Main English speaking countries
1,39212.315.11,30011.314.6+92
Australia
8,91378.774.39,09379.274.4-180
Not stated
2602.33.94343.84.7-174

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 Onkaparinga: 13.0% Netherlands, City of Onkaparinga: 0.6% New Zealand, City of Onkaparinga: 1.0% Germany, City of Onkaparinga: 0.8% Philippines, City of Onkaparinga: 0.4% South Africa, City of Onkaparinga: 0.5% China, City of Onkaparinga: 0.3% Italy, City of Onkaparinga: 0.3% Ireland, City of Onkaparinga: 0.3% Poland, City of Onkaparinga: 0.4% United Kingdom, Happy Valley: 10.5% Netherlands, Happy Valley: 0.8% New Zealand, Happy Valley: 0.7% Germany, Happy Valley: 0.6% Philippines, Happy Valley: 0.6% South Africa, Happy Valley: 0.5% China, Happy Valley: 0.5% Italy, Happy Valley: 0.3% Ireland, Happy Valley: 0.3% Poland, Happy Valley: 0.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011 United Kingdom, Happy Valley: +54 Netherlands, Happy Valley: +24 New Zealand, Happy Valley: 0 Germany, Happy Valley: -11 Philippines, Happy Valley: +9 South Africa, Happy Valley: +25 China, Happy Valley: +49 Italy, Happy Valley: -5 Ireland, Happy Valley: +17 Poland, Happy Valley: -8
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 Happy Valley in 2011 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a smaller proportion of people born overseas, and a smaller proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 19.0% of the population was born overseas, and 6.7% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 21.8% and 6.7% respectively for the City of Onkaparinga.

The major difference between the countries of birth of the population in Happy Valley and the City of Onkaparinga was:

  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (10.5% compared to 13.0%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 192 or 9.8%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 100 or 15.2%.

The largest change in birthplace countries of the population in this area between 2006 and 2011 was for those born in:

  • United Kingdom (+54 persons)

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