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In 2011, 5% of people in Orange City, 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 Orange City. 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, Orange City'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
Orange City - Overseas born (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Regional NSW %Number%Regional NSW %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
7592.03.77392.13.7+20
New Zealand
4011.11.13431.01.1+58
map this data in atlas.idIndia1390.40.3360.10.2+103
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines1380.40.3900.30.2+48
Sudan
1240.30.060.00.0+118
South Africa
1220.30.3420.10.2+80
Germany
1100.30.51140.30.5-4
Zimbabwe
1090.30.1520.10.0+57
Italy
1070.30.41260.40.4-19
China
1030.30.3790.20.2+24
Netherlands
880.20.3850.20.3+3
United States of America
630.20.3540.20.2+9
Ireland
450.10.2360.10.1+9
Poland
440.10.1550.20.1-11
Thailand
390.10.1120.00.1+27
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Orange City - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Regional NSW %Number%Regional NSW %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born3,2378.510.82,5057.110.3+732
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds1,8214.85.21,2713.64.9+550
Main English speaking countries
1,4163.75.61,2343.55.4+182
Australia
32,45485.383.830,49986.383.7+1,955
Not stated
2,3656.25.42,3346.66.0+31

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, Regional NSW: 3.7% New Zealand, Regional NSW: 1.1% India, Regional NSW: 0.3% Philippines, Regional NSW: 0.3% Sudan, Regional NSW: 0.0% South Africa, Regional NSW: 0.3% Germany, Regional NSW: 0.5% Zimbabwe, Regional NSW: 0.1% Italy, Regional NSW: 0.4% China, Regional NSW: 0.3% United Kingdom, Orange City: 2.0% New Zealand, Orange City: 1.1% India, Orange City: 0.4% Philippines, Orange City: 0.4% Sudan, Orange City: 0.3% South Africa, Orange City: 0.3% Germany, Orange City: 0.3% Zimbabwe, Orange City: 0.3% Italy, Orange City: 0.3% China, Orange City: 0.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011 United Kingdom, Orange City: +20 New Zealand, Orange City: +58 India, Orange City: +103 Philippines, Orange City: +48 Sudan, Orange City: +118 South Africa, Orange City: +80 Germany, Orange City: -4 Zimbabwe, Orange City: +57 Italy, Orange City: -19 China, Orange City: +24
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 Orange City in 2011 compared to Regional NSW shows that there was a smaller proportion of people born overseas, and a smaller proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 8.5% of the population was born overseas, and 4.8% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 10.8% and 5.2% respectively for Regional NSW.

The major difference between the countries of birth of the population in Orange City and Regional NSW was:

  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (2.0% compared to 3.7%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 732 or 29.2%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 550 or 43.3%.

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

  • Sudan (+118 persons)
  • India (+103 persons)
  • South Africa (+80 persons)
  • New Zealand (+58 persons)

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