City of OnkaparingaCommunity profile
Skip to content

In 2011, 5% of people in Seaford, 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 Seaford. 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, Seaford'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
Seaford - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idUnited Kingdom80119.213.063117.212.8+170
New Zealand
491.21.0431.21.0+6
map this data in atlas.idGermany370.90.8330.90.9+5
map this data in atlas.idNetherlands290.70.6200.50.7+9

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

Birthplace - Summary
Seaford - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born1,11626.821.885823.420.9+257
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds2145.16.71564.26.3+58
Main English speaking countries
90221.615.170219.214.6+200
Australia
2,82867.874.32,57470.274.4+254
Not stated
2255.43.92356.44.7-10

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% Netherlands, City of Onkaparinga: 0.6% United Kingdom, Seaford: 19.2% New Zealand, Seaford: 1.2% Germany, Seaford: 0.9% Netherlands, Seaford: 0.7%
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, Seaford: +170 New Zealand, Seaford: +6 Germany, Seaford: +5 Netherlands, Seaford: +9
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 Seaford in 2011 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, 26.8% of the population was born overseas, and 5.1% 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 Seaford and the City of Onkaparinga was:

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (19.2% compared to 13.0%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 258 or 30.1%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 58 or 37.2%.

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

  • United Kingdom (+170 persons)

To continue building your demographic story go to...