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In 2016, 8% of people in Elizabeth North, 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 North. 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 North'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
Elizabeth North - Overseas born (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idUnited Kingdom3279.69.239412.211.7-67
Philippines
331.00.7130.40.6+20
Sri Lanka
331.00.130.10.0+30
map this data in atlas.idAfghanistan300.90.800.00.4+30
New Zealand
230.70.7230.70.80

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

Birthplace - Summary
Elizabeth North - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born64218.921.168521.221.7-43
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds2788.210.62537.88.5+25
Main English speaking countries
36410.710.543213.413.2-68
Australia
2,39470.371.22,30871.573.0+86
Not stated
36910.87.72377.35.4+132

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% Sri Lanka, City of Playford: 0.1% Philippines, City of Playford: 0.7% Afghanistan, City of Playford: 0.8% New Zealand, City of Playford: 0.7% United Kingdom, Elizabeth North: 9.6% Sri Lanka, Elizabeth North: 1.0% Philippines, Elizabeth North: 1.0% Afghanistan, Elizabeth North: 0.9% New Zealand, Elizabeth North: 0.7%
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, Elizabeth North: -67 Sri Lanka, Elizabeth North: +30 Philippines, Elizabeth North: +20 Afghanistan, Elizabeth North: +30 New Zealand, Elizabeth North: 0
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 Elizabeth North 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, 18.9% of the population was born overseas, and 8.2% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 21.1% and 10.6% respectively for the City of Playford.

There were no major differences between Elizabeth North and City of Playford in 2016.

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas decreased by 43 or 6.3%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 25 or 9.9%.

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

  • United Kingdom (-67 persons)

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