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In 2016, 8% of people in Andrews Farm, 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 Andrews Farm. 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, Andrews Farm's Country of Birth data should be viewed together with Ancestry, Language Spoken at Home and Religion.

Please note: Due to changes in ABS rules around perturbation and additivity of data to protect the confidentiality of individuals in 2016, counts of individual birthplace groups and totals derived from them may differ slightly from those published by the ABS. For more information see notes on data confidentiality.

Derived from the Census question:

'In which country was the person born?'

Total population

Birthplace - Ranked by size
Andrews Farm - Overseas born (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idUnited Kingdom3804.99.23716.011.7+9
Sudan
1532.00.5711.10.3+82
Kenya
570.70.2420.70.1+15
New Zealand
480.60.7881.40.8-40
India
430.50.5110.20.3+32
Philippines
370.50.7320.50.6+5
map this data in atlas.idAfghanistan250.30.840.10.4+22
Zimbabwe
250.30.240.10.1+21
South Africa
210.30.2160.30.2+5
Cambodia
200.30.3170.30.3+4

Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Andrews Farm - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born1,08313.821.189314.321.7+190
Non-English speaking backgrounds
6308.010.64056.58.5+225
Main English speaking countries
4535.810.54887.813.2-35
Australia
6,26880.071.25,02980.673.0+1,239
Not stated
4866.27.73195.15.4+167

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Birthplace, 2016
Birthplace, 2016 United Kingdom, City of Playford: 9.2% Sudan, City of Playford: 0.5% Kenya, City of Playford: 0.2% New Zealand, City of Playford: 0.7% India, City of Playford: 0.5% Philippines, City of Playford: 0.7% Zimbabwe, City of Playford: 0.2% Afghanistan, City of Playford: 0.8% South Africa, City of Playford: 0.2% Cambodia, City of Playford: 0.3% United Kingdom, Andrews Farm: 4.9% Sudan, Andrews Farm: 2.0% Kenya, Andrews Farm: 0.7% New Zealand, Andrews Farm: 0.6% India, Andrews Farm: 0.5% Philippines, Andrews Farm: 0.5% Zimbabwe, Andrews Farm: 0.3% Afghanistan, Andrews Farm: 0.3% South Africa, Andrews Farm: 0.3% Cambodia, Andrews Farm: 0.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in birthplace, 2011 to 2016
Change in birthplace, 2011 to 2016 United Kingdom, Andrews Farm: +9 Sudan, Andrews Farm: +82 Kenya, Andrews Farm: +15 New Zealand, Andrews Farm: -40 India, Andrews Farm: +32 Philippines, Andrews Farm: +5 Zimbabwe, Andrews Farm: +21 Afghanistan, Andrews Farm: +22 South Africa, Andrews Farm: +5 Cambodia, Andrews Farm: +4
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Andrews Farm in 2016 compared to the City of Playford 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, 13.8% of the population was born overseas, and 8.0% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 21.1% and 10.6% respectively for the City of Playford.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in Andrews Farm was Sudan, where 2.0% of the population, or 153 people, were born.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in Andrews Farm and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in Sudan (2.0% compared to 0.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (4.9% compared to 9.2%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas increased by 190 or 21.3%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 225 or 55.6%.

The largest change in birthplace countries of the population in this area between 2011 and 2016 was for those born in:

  • Sudan (+82 persons)

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