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In 2011, 6% of people in Sellicks Beach, 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 Sellicks Beach. 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, Sellicks Beach'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
Sellicks Beach - Overseas born (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idUnited Kingdom39516.913.027016.712.8+125

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

Birthplace - Summary
Sellicks Beach - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born56224.121.836922.820.9+193
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds1305.66.7825.16.3+48
Main English speaking countries
Not stated

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the country of birth of the population in Sellicks Beach 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, 24.1% of the population was born overseas, and 5.6% 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 Sellicks Beach and the City of Onkaparinga was:

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (16.9% compared to 13.0%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 193 or 52.3%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 48 or 58.5%.

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

  • United Kingdom (+125 persons)

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