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In 2011, 8% of people in Elizabeth Downs, 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 Elizabeth Downs. 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, Elizabeth Downs'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
Elizabeth Downs - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idUnited Kingdom65712.811.775114.814.6-94
Netherlands
491.00.5430.90.6+6
Tanzania
450.90.200.00.0+45
map this data in atlas.idGermany380.70.6561.10.7-18
New Zealand
340.70.8300.60.6+4
Afghanistan
220.40.400.00.0+22
Philippines
200.40.660.10.4+14

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

Birthplace - Summary
Elizabeth Downs - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born1,11721.821.71,07821.322.2+39
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds3947.78.52765.56.3+118
Main English speaking countries
72314.113.280215.915.9-79
Australia
3,74673.173.03,63971.970.8+107
Not stated
2625.15.43426.87.0-80

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 Playford: 11.7% Netherlands, City of Playford: 0.5% Tanzania, City of Playford: 0.2% Germany, City of Playford: 0.6% New Zealand, City of Playford: 0.8% Afghanistan, City of Playford: 0.4% Philippines, City of Playford: 0.6% United Kingdom, Elizabeth Downs: 12.8% Netherlands, Elizabeth Downs: 1.0% Tanzania, Elizabeth Downs: 0.9% Germany, Elizabeth Downs: 0.7% New Zealand, Elizabeth Downs: 0.7% Afghanistan, Elizabeth Downs: 0.4% Philippines, Elizabeth Downs: 0.4%
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, Elizabeth Downs: -94 Netherlands, Elizabeth Downs: +6 Tanzania, Elizabeth Downs: +45 Germany, Elizabeth Downs: -18 New Zealand, Elizabeth Downs: +4 Afghanistan, Elizabeth Downs: +22 Philippines, Elizabeth Downs: +14
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 Elizabeth Downs in 2011 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a similar proportion of people born overseas, and a similar proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 21.8% of the population was born overseas, and 7.7% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 21.7% and 8.5% respectively for the City of Playford.

The major difference between the countries of birth of the population in Elizabeth Downs and the City of Playford was:

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (12.8% compared to 11.7%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 39 or 3.6%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 118 or 42.8%.

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

  • United Kingdom (-94 persons)

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