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In 2016, 1% of people in McLaren Flat, 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 McLaren Flat. 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, McLaren Flat's Country of Birth data should be viewed together with Ancestry, Language Spoken at Home and Religion.

Please note: Due to changes in ABS rules around perturbation and additivity of data to protect the confidentiality of individuals in 2016, counts of individual birthplace groups and totals derived from them may differ slightly from those published by the ABS. For more information see notes on data confidentiality.

Derived from the Census question:

'In which country was the person born?'

Total population

Birthplace - Ranked by size
McLaren Flat - Overseas born (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idUnited Kingdom18112.112.018913.113.0-8
map this data in atlas.idGermany120.80.740.30.8+7

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

Birthplace - Summary
McLaren Flat - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born22114.821.124416.921.8-22
Non-English speaking backgrounds
Main English speaking countries
Not stated

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the country of birth of the population in McLaren Flat in 2016 compared to the City of Onkaparinga 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, 14.8% of the population was born overseas, and 1.4% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 21.1% and 7.0% respectively for the City of Onkaparinga.

There were no major differences between McLaren Flat and City of Onkaparinga in 2016.

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas decreased by 23 or 9.4%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background decreased by 16 or 44.4%.

There were no major differences in McLaren Flat between 2011 and 2016.

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