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In 2011, 8% of people in Northern District, 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 Northern District. 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, Northern District'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
Northern District - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idUnited Kingdom4,63911.513.04,15510.312.8+484
New Zealand
3210.81.03680.91.0-47
South Africa
3120.80.52140.50.3+98
map this data in atlas.idGermany2770.70.83020.70.9-25
map this data in atlas.idNetherlands2520.60.62580.60.7-6
Poland
2090.50.42300.60.5-21
India
1990.50.31460.40.2+53
China
1810.40.3550.10.1+126
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines1760.40.41580.40.4+18
Italy
1390.30.31700.40.4-31
Malaysia
1260.30.2940.20.1+32
Iran
1140.30.1840.20.1+30
Ireland
1060.30.31180.30.3-12
United States of America
870.20.21090.30.2-22
Greece
850.20.21170.30.2-32
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
800.20.2860.20.2-6
Canada
590.10.1630.20.1-4
Sri Lanka
570.10.1420.10.1+15
Pakistan
520.10.1310.10.0+21
Singapore
510.10.1210.10.1+30
South Korea
500.10.1230.10.1+27
Zimbabwe
500.10.1310.10.0+19
Croatia
480.10.1570.10.1-9
Egypt
480.10.1380.10.1+10
Indonesia
470.10.1330.10.1+14
Hungary
420.10.1430.10.1-1
Malta
410.10.1340.10.1+7
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Northern District - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born8,73021.721.87,94519.620.9+785
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds3,2068.06.72,9187.26.3+288
Main English speaking countries
5,52413.715.15,02712.414.6+497
Australia
30,63876.174.331,19477.174.4-556
Not stated
9012.23.91,3203.34.7-419

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% South Africa, City of Onkaparinga: 0.5% Germany, City of Onkaparinga: 0.8% Netherlands, City of Onkaparinga: 0.6% Poland, City of Onkaparinga: 0.4% India, City of Onkaparinga: 0.3% China, City of Onkaparinga: 0.3% Philippines, City of Onkaparinga: 0.4% Italy, City of Onkaparinga: 0.3% United Kingdom, Northern District: 11.5% New Zealand, Northern District: 0.8% South Africa, Northern District: 0.8% Germany, Northern District: 0.7% Netherlands, Northern District: 0.6% Poland, Northern District: 0.5% India, Northern District: 0.5% China, Northern District: 0.4% Philippines, Northern District: 0.4% Italy, Northern District: 0.3%
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, Northern District: +484 New Zealand, Northern District: -47 South Africa, Northern District: +98 Germany, Northern District: -25 Netherlands, Northern District: -6 Poland, Northern District: -21 India, Northern District: +53 China, Northern District: +126 Philippines, Northern District: +18 Italy, Northern District: -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 Northern District in 2011 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, 21.7% of the population was born overseas, and 8.0% 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 Northern District and the City of Onkaparinga was:

  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (11.5% compared to 13.0%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 785 or 9.9%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 288 or 9.9%.

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

  • United Kingdom (+484 persons)
  • China (+126 persons)
  • South Africa (+98 persons)
  • India (+53 persons)

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