City of OnkaparingaCommunity profile
Skip to content

In 2011, 8% of people in Morphett Vale, 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 Morphett Vale. 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, Morphett Vale'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
Morphett Vale - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idUnited Kingdom2,62011.613.02,80112.212.8-181
New Zealand
2581.11.02951.31.0-37
map this data in atlas.idGermany2040.90.82170.90.9-13
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines1450.60.4840.40.4+61
map this data in atlas.idNetherlands1250.60.61530.70.7-28
India
1100.50.3700.30.2+40
Poland
1070.50.41430.60.5-36
China
890.40.3220.10.1+67
Italy
720.30.3750.30.4-3
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
700.30.2800.30.2-10
United States of America
650.30.2350.20.2+30
South Africa
540.20.5370.20.3+17
Iran
480.20.1210.10.1+27
Lebanon
470.20.1520.20.1-5
Greece
460.20.2450.20.2+1
Pakistan
460.20.160.00.0+40
Ireland
450.20.3650.30.3-20
Fiji
380.20.1200.10.1+18
Austria
330.10.1220.10.1+11
Vietnam
320.10.1250.10.1+7
Malaysia
270.10.290.00.1+18
Croatia
260.10.1330.10.1-7
Indonesia
250.10.1350.20.1-10
Sri Lanka
250.10.1150.10.1+10
Show me more!

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

Birthplace - Summary
Morphett Vale - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born4,80121.321.84,81820.920.9-17
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds1,7497.86.71,5736.86.3+176
Main English speaking countries
3,05213.515.13,24514.114.6-193
Australia
16,75574.374.317,02473.874.4-269
Not stated
1,0094.53.91,2115.34.7-202

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% New Zealand, City of Onkaparinga: 1.0% Germany, City of Onkaparinga: 0.8% Philippines, City of Onkaparinga: 0.4% Netherlands, City of Onkaparinga: 0.6% India, City of Onkaparinga: 0.3% Poland, City of Onkaparinga: 0.4% China, City of Onkaparinga: 0.3% Italy, City of Onkaparinga: 0.3% Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), City of Onkaparinga: 0.2% United Kingdom, Morphett Vale: 11.6% New Zealand, Morphett Vale: 1.1% Germany, Morphett Vale: 0.9% Philippines, Morphett Vale: 0.6% Netherlands, Morphett Vale: 0.6% India, Morphett Vale: 0.5% Poland, Morphett Vale: 0.5% China, Morphett Vale: 0.4% Italy, Morphett Vale: 0.3% Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), Morphett Vale: 0.3%
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.
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011 United Kingdom, Morphett Vale: -181 New Zealand, Morphett Vale: -37 Germany, Morphett Vale: -13 Philippines, Morphett Vale: +61 Netherlands, Morphett Vale: -28 India, Morphett Vale: +40 Poland, Morphett Vale: -36 China, Morphett Vale: +67 Italy, Morphett Vale: -3 Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), Morphett Vale: -10
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 Morphett Vale 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, 21.3% of the population was born overseas, and 7.8% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 21.8% and 6.7% respectively for the City of Onkaparinga.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in Morphett Vale was Germany, where 0.9% of the population, or 204 people, were born.

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

  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (11.6% compared to 13.0%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas decreased by 17 or 0.4%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 176 or 11.2%.

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

  • United Kingdom (-181 persons)
  • China (+67 persons)
  • Philippines (+61 persons)

To continue building your demographic story go to...