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In 2011, 8% of people in Woodcroft, 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 Woodcroft. 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, Woodcroft'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
Woodcroft - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idUnited Kingdom1,24511.413.01,19211.212.8+53
Poland
970.90.41041.00.5-7
New Zealand
720.71.0950.91.0-23
map this data in atlas.idNetherlands670.60.6470.40.7+20
Pakistan
610.60.1130.10.0+48
map this data in atlas.idGermany510.50.8710.70.9-20
India
480.40.3170.20.2+31
Iran
460.40.1420.40.1+4
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines440.40.4540.50.4-10
South Africa
430.40.5120.10.3+31
China
360.30.3100.10.1+26
Lebanon
340.30.1190.20.1+15
Italy
250.20.3170.20.4+8
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Woodcroft - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born2,22220.421.82,00018.820.9+222
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds8177.56.76536.16.3+164
Main English speaking countries
1,40512.915.11,34712.614.6+58
Australia
8,39977.274.38,25077.474.4+149
Not stated
2532.33.94063.84.7-153

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% Poland, City of Onkaparinga: 0.4% New Zealand, City of Onkaparinga: 1.0% Netherlands, City of Onkaparinga: 0.6% Pakistan, City of Onkaparinga: 0.1% Germany, City of Onkaparinga: 0.8% India, City of Onkaparinga: 0.3% Iran, City of Onkaparinga: 0.1% Philippines, City of Onkaparinga: 0.4% South Africa, City of Onkaparinga: 0.5% United Kingdom, Woodcroft: 11.4% Poland, Woodcroft: 0.9% New Zealand, Woodcroft: 0.7% Netherlands, Woodcroft: 0.6% Pakistan, Woodcroft: 0.6% Germany, Woodcroft: 0.5% India, Woodcroft: 0.4% Iran, Woodcroft: 0.4% Philippines, Woodcroft: 0.4% South Africa, Woodcroft: 0.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011 United Kingdom, Woodcroft: +53 Poland, Woodcroft: -7 New Zealand, Woodcroft: -23 Netherlands, Woodcroft: +20 Pakistan, Woodcroft: +48 Germany, Woodcroft: -20 India, Woodcroft: +31 Iran, Woodcroft: +4 Philippines, Woodcroft: -10 South Africa, Woodcroft: +31
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 Woodcroft 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, 20.4% of the population was born overseas, and 7.5% 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 Woodcroft and the City of Onkaparinga was:

  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (11.4% compared to 13.0%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 222 or 11.1%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 164 or 25.1%.

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

  • United Kingdom (+53 persons)

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