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In 2011, 11% of people in Elizabeth Vale, 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 Vale. 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 Vale'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 Vale - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idUnited Kingdom49414.711.760118.214.6-107
India
351.10.3130.40.2+22
Philippines
341.00.6160.50.4+18
Bhutan
270.80.1--------
Ireland
260.80.3290.90.3-3
Italy
230.70.6310.90.7-8
map this data in atlas.idGermany230.70.6371.10.7-14
Afghanistan
210.60.400.00.0+21
New Zealand
200.60.8160.50.6+4

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

Birthplace - Summary
Elizabeth Vale - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born93127.821.790827.522.2+23
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds38311.48.52597.86.3+124
Main English speaking countries
54816.313.264919.615.9-101
Australia
2,18765.273.02,08563.170.8+102
Not stated
2367.05.43139.57.0-77

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% India, City of Playford: 0.3% Philippines, City of Playford: 0.6% Bhutan, City of Playford: 0.1% Ireland, City of Playford: 0.3% Italy, City of Playford: 0.6% Germany, City of Playford: 0.6% Afghanistan, City of Playford: 0.4% New Zealand, City of Playford: 0.8% United Kingdom, Elizabeth Vale: 14.7% India, Elizabeth Vale: 1.1% Philippines, Elizabeth Vale: 1.0% Bhutan, Elizabeth Vale: 0.8% Ireland, Elizabeth Vale: 0.8% Italy, Elizabeth Vale: 0.7% Germany, Elizabeth Vale: 0.7% Afghanistan, Elizabeth Vale: 0.6% New Zealand, Elizabeth Vale: 0.6%
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 Vale: -107 India, Elizabeth Vale: +22 Philippines, Elizabeth Vale: +18 Ireland, Elizabeth Vale: -3 Italy, Elizabeth Vale: -8 Germany, Elizabeth Vale: -14 Afghanistan, Elizabeth Vale: +21 New Zealand, Elizabeth Vale: +4
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 Vale in 2011 compared to the City of Playford shows that there was a larger proportion of people born overseas, as well as a larger proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 27.8% of the population was born overseas, and 11.4% 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 Vale and the City of Playford was:

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (14.7% compared to 11.7%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 23 or 2.5%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 124 or 47.9%.

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

  • United Kingdom (-107 persons)

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