Mount Vernon - Kemps Creek - Badgerys Creek
436 people who were living in Mount Vernon - Kemps Creek - Badgerys Creek in 2011 were born overseas, and 3% arrived in Australia within 5 years prior to 2011.
The Year of Arrival data records when the overseas born population arrived in Australia. The data shows the degree to which areas are 'ports' for new overseas arrivals and reveals the role of Mount Vernon - Kemps Creek - Badgerys Creek in housing the overseas-born. The number of recent overseas arrivals in an area is often determined by housing affordability, employment opportunities and pre-existing communities located in the area.
Mount Vernon - Kemps Creek - Badgerys Creek's Year of Arrival data, when used with Birthplace, Religion and Language Spoken at Home data, is a good indicator of the likely need for services in migrant communities.
Derived from the Census question:
'In what year did the person first arrive in Australia to live here for one year or more?'
Overseas born population
Analysis of the year of arrival for the overseas born population of Mount Vernon - Kemps Creek - Badgerys Creek in 2011 compared to Penrith City shows that there was a larger proportion of people who arrived before 2001, and a smaller proportion of recent overseas arrivals (those who arrived between 2006 and 2011).
Overall, 87.2% of the overseas born population arrived before 2001, and 2.8% arrived during or after 2006, compared with 75.1% and 11.4% respectively for Penrith City.
The major differences in year of arrival data in the population between Mount Vernon - Kemps Creek - Badgerys Creek and Penrith City are:
- A larger percentage of arrivals between in 1960 or earlier (23.6% compared to 9.6%)
- A larger percentage of arrivals between 1961 and 1970 (23.9% compared to 16.8%)
- A smaller percentage of arrivals between 1991 and 2000 (6.4% compared to 15.8%)
- A smaller percentage of arrivals between 2006 and 9 Aug 2011 (2.8% compared to 11.4%)