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Overseas arrivals

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33,197 people who were living in Redland City in 2016 were born overseas, and 12% arrived in Australia within 5 years prior to 2016.

The Year of Arrival data records when the overseas born population arrived in Australia. The data shows the degree to which areas are 'ports' for new overseas arrivals and reveals the role of Redland City in housing the overseas-born. The number of recent overseas arrivals in an area is often determined by housing affordability, employment opportunities and pre-existing communities located in the area.

Redland City's Year of Arrival data, when used with Birthplace, Religion and Language Spoken at Home data, is a good indicator of the likely need for services in migrant communities.

Derived from the Census question:

'In what year did the person first arrive in Australia to live here for one year or more?'

Overseas born population

Overseas arrivals
Redland City - Overseas born (Usual residence)2016
Year of arrival in AustraliaNumber%Greater Brisbane %
map this data in atlas.id2011 to 9 Aug 20164,08512.322.5
2006 to 2010
5,80517.518.8
2001 to 2005
3,89711.710.5
1991 to 2000 (10 year period)
4,28312.913.2
1981 to 1990 (10 year period)
4,70714.212.6
1971 to 1980 (10 year period)
3,53810.77.9
1961 to 1970 (10 year period)
3,45710.46.6
Arrived in 1960 or earlier
2,5487.74.5
Not stated
8772.63.3

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

Overseas arrivals, 2016
Overseas arrivals, 2016 Not stated, Greater Brisbane: 3.3% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, Greater Brisbane: 4.5% 1961 to 1970, Greater Brisbane: 6.6% 1971 to 1980, Greater Brisbane: 7.9% 1981 to 1990, Greater Brisbane: 12.6% 1991 to 2000, Greater Brisbane: 13.2% 2001 to 2005, Greater Brisbane: 10.5% 2006 to 2010, Greater Brisbane: 18.8% 2011 to 9 Aug 2016, Greater Brisbane: 22.5% Not stated, Redland City: 2.6% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, Redland City: 7.7% 1961 to 1970, Redland City: 10.4% 1971 to 1980, Redland City: 10.7% 1981 to 1990, Redland City: 14.2% 1991 to 2000, Redland City: 12.9% 2001 to 2005, Redland City: 11.7% 2006 to 2010, Redland City: 17.5% 2011 to 9 Aug 2016, Redland City: 12.3%
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.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the year of arrival for the overseas born population of Redland City in 2016 compared to Greater Brisbane shows that there was a larger proportion of people who arrived before 2001, and a smaller proportion of recent overseas arrivals (those who arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 2016).

Overall, 55.8% of the overseas born population arrived before 2001, and 12.3% arrived during or after 2011, compared with 44.9% and 22.5% respectively for Greater Brisbane.

The major differences in year of arrival data in the population between Redland City and Greater Brisbane are:

  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 1961 and 1970 (10.4% compared to 6.6%)
  • A larger percentage of arrivals between in 1960 or earlier (7.7% compared to 4.5%)
  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 1971 and 1980 (10.7% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 2011 to 9 Aug 2016 (12.3% compared to 22.5%)

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