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In 2016, 3% of people in Moana, 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 Moana. 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, Moana'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
Moana - Overseas born (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idUnited Kingdom47418.212.046117.613.0+13
New Zealand
271.01.0481.81.0-21
map this data in atlas.idGermany230.90.7200.80.8+3

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

Birthplace - Summary
Moana - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born60723.321.166525.421.8-58
Non-English speaking backgrounds
863.37.01184.56.7-32
Main English speaking countries
52120.014.254720.915.1-26
Australia
1,84070.673.11,77667.874.3+64
Not stated
1596.15.71786.83.9-19

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

Birthplace, 2016
Birthplace, 2016 United Kingdom, City of Onkaparinga: 12.0% New Zealand, City of Onkaparinga: 1.0% Germany, City of Onkaparinga: 0.7% United Kingdom, Moana: 18.2% New Zealand, Moana: 1.0% Germany, Moana: 0.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in birthplace, 2011 to 2016
Change in birthplace, 2011 to 2016 United Kingdom, Moana: +13 New Zealand, Moana: -21 Germany, Moana: +3
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Moana in 2016 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a larger proportion of people born overseas, and a larger proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 23.3% of the population was born overseas, and 3.3% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 21.1% and 7.0% respectively for the City of Onkaparinga.

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

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (18.2% compared to 12.0%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas decreased by 58 or 8.7%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background decreased by 32 or 27.1%.

There were no major differences in Moana between 2011 and 2016.

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