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In 2016, 6% of people in Seaford Meadows, 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 Meadows. 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 Meadows'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
Seaford Meadows - Overseas born (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idUnited Kingdom47612.512.024715.013.0+229
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines461.20.6140.80.4+32
New Zealand
411.11.0201.21.0+21
South Africa
360.90.6181.10.5+18
India
280.70.570.40.3+21

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

Birthplace - Summary
Seaford Meadows - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born79320.821.137923.021.8+414
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds2185.77.0915.56.7+127
Main English speaking countries
57515.114.228817.515.1+287
Australia
2,82574.073.11,13368.774.3+1,692
Not stated
1985.25.71388.43.9+60

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% Philippines, City of Onkaparinga: 0.6% New Zealand, City of Onkaparinga: 1.0% South Africa, City of Onkaparinga: 0.6% India, City of Onkaparinga: 0.5% United Kingdom, Seaford Meadows: 12.5% Philippines, Seaford Meadows: 1.2% New Zealand, Seaford Meadows: 1.1% South Africa, Seaford Meadows: 0.9% India, Seaford Meadows: 0.7%
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, Seaford Meadows: +229 Philippines, Seaford Meadows: +32 New Zealand, Seaford Meadows: +21 South Africa, Seaford Meadows: +18 India, Seaford Meadows: +21
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 Seaford Meadows in 2016 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a similar proportion of people born overseas, and a similar proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 20.8% of the population was born overseas, and 5.7% 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 Seaford Meadows and City of Onkaparinga in 2016.

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas increased by 414 or 109.2%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 127 or 139.6%.

The largest change in birthplace countries of the population in this area between 2011 and 2016 was for those born in:

  • United Kingdom (+229 persons)

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