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In 2011, 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.

Derived from the Census question:

'In which country was the person born?'

Total population

Birthplace - Ranked by size
Elizabeth North - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idUnited Kingdom39412.211.751515.514.6-121
map this data in atlas.idGermany331.00.6341.00.7-1
New Zealand
230.70.8280.80.6-5
El Salvador
210.70.1230.70.1-2

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

Birthplace - Summary
Elizabeth North - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born68521.221.776022.922.2-75
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds2537.88.52056.26.3+48
Main English speaking countries
43213.413.255516.715.9-123
Australia
2,30871.573.02,30469.370.8+4
Not stated
2377.35.42597.87.0-22

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% Germany, City of Playford: 0.6% New Zealand, City of Playford: 0.8% El Salvador, City of Playford: 0.1% United Kingdom, Elizabeth North: 12.2% Germany, Elizabeth North: 1.0% New Zealand, Elizabeth North: 0.7% El Salvador, Elizabeth North: 0.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011 United Kingdom, Elizabeth North: -121 Germany, Elizabeth North: -1 New Zealand, Elizabeth North: -5 El Salvador, Elizabeth North: -2
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the country of birth of the population in Elizabeth North 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, 21.2% of the population was born overseas, and 7.8% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 21.7% and 8.5% respectively for the City of Playford.

There were no major differences between Elizabeth North and City of Playford in 2011.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas decreased by 75 or 9.9%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 48 or 23.4%.

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

  • United Kingdom (-121 persons)

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