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In 2011, 5% of people in Southern 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 Southern 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, Southern 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
Southern District - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idUnited Kingdom1,98214.013.01,20712.612.8+775
New Zealand
1431.01.01121.21.0+31
map this data in atlas.idGermany1090.80.8750.80.9+34
South Africa
950.70.5470.50.3+48
map this data in atlas.idNetherlands720.50.6500.50.7+22
Italy
480.30.3230.20.4+25
United States of America
430.30.2210.20.2+22
Greece
420.30.2290.30.2+13
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines390.30.4210.20.4+18
Ireland
280.20.370.10.3+21
Canada
230.20.140.00.1+19
Poland
230.20.4220.20.5+1
Belgium
220.20.100.00.0+22
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Southern District - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born2,95920.921.81,82319.120.9+1,136
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds6454.66.74254.46.3+220
Main English speaking countries
2,31416.415.11,39814.614.6+916
Australia
10,51374.474.37,07173.974.4+3,442
Not stated
6664.73.96707.04.7-4

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% South Africa, City of Onkaparinga: 0.5% Netherlands, City of Onkaparinga: 0.6% Italy, City of Onkaparinga: 0.3% United States of America, City of Onkaparinga: 0.2% Greece, City of Onkaparinga: 0.2% Philippines, City of Onkaparinga: 0.4% Ireland, City of Onkaparinga: 0.3% United Kingdom, Southern District: 14.0% New Zealand, Southern District: 1.0% Germany, Southern District: 0.8% South Africa, Southern District: 0.7% Netherlands, Southern District: 0.5% Italy, Southern District: 0.3% United States of America, Southern District: 0.3% Greece, Southern District: 0.3% Philippines, Southern District: 0.3% Ireland, Southern District: 0.2%
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, Southern District: +775 New Zealand, Southern District: +31 Germany, Southern District: +34 South Africa, Southern District: +48 Netherlands, Southern District: +22 Italy, Southern District: +25 United States of America, Southern District: +22 Greece, Southern District: +13 Philippines, Southern District: +18 Ireland, Southern District: +21
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 Southern District in 2011 compared to the City of Onkaparinga shows that there was a smaller proportion of people born overseas, as well as a smaller proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 20.9% of the population was born overseas, and 4.6% 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 Southern District and the City of Onkaparinga was:

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (14.0% compared to 13.0%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 1,136 or 62.3%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 220 or 51.8%.

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

  • United Kingdom (+775 persons)

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