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Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale

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In 2016, 9% of people in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale, 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 the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale. 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, the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale'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
Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - Overseas born (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%Greater Perth %Number%Greater Perth %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idUnited Kingdom2,85110.610.42,35413.311.4+497
map this data in atlas.idNew Zealand9403.53.25102.93.1+430
India
5121.92.4530.31.6+459
South Africa
4201.61.82051.21.7+215
Zimbabwe
1720.60.5290.20.5+143
Netherlands
1690.60.41530.90.5+16
Philippines
1620.61.3320.20.8+130
Malaysia
1010.41.5550.31.4+46
Ireland
900.30.8570.30.7+33
Singapore
840.30.7350.20.8+49
Germany
800.30.4720.40.5+8
United States of America
670.20.4490.30.4+18
Kenya
630.20.3140.10.2+49
Italy
620.20.9610.31.0+1
Canada
600.20.2510.30.3+9
Mauritius
590.20.280.00.2+51
Sri Lanka
460.20.450.00.3+41
Pakistan
460.20.340.00.1+42
China
430.21.370.00.9+36
Thailand
420.20.3200.10.3+22
Papua New Guinea
350.10.190.10.1+26
Indonesia
340.10.5160.10.5+18
Afghanistan
300.10.20--0.2+30
Nigeria
300.10.10--0.0+30
Burma (Myanmar)
280.10.4140.10.4+14
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%Greater Perth %Number%Greater Perth %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born6,76725.236.14,10623.134.4+2,661
Non-English speaking backgrounds
2,3398.719.38805.016.7+1,459
Main English speaking countries
4,42816.516.83,22618.217.7+1,202
Australia
18,32968.457.312,81972.259.7+5,510
Not stated
1,7186.46.68224.65.9+896

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, Greater Perth: 10.4% New Zealand, Greater Perth: 3.2% India, Greater Perth: 2.4% South Africa, Greater Perth: 1.8% Zimbabwe, Greater Perth: 0.5% Netherlands, Greater Perth: 0.4% Philippines, Greater Perth: 1.3% Malaysia, Greater Perth: 1.5% Ireland, Greater Perth: 0.8% Singapore, Greater Perth: 0.7% United Kingdom, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 10.6% New Zealand, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 3.5% India, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 1.9% South Africa, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 1.6% Zimbabwe, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 0.6% Netherlands, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 0.6% Philippines, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 0.6% Malaysia, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 0.4% Ireland, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 0.3% Singapore, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 0.3%
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.
Change in birthplace, 2011 to 2016
Change in birthplace, 2011 to 2016 United Kingdom, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +497 New Zealand, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +430 India, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +459 South Africa, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +215 Zimbabwe, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +143 Netherlands, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +16 Philippines, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +130 Malaysia, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +46 Ireland, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +33 Singapore, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +49
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 the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale in 2016 compared to Greater Perth 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, 25.2% of the population was born overseas, and 8.7% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 36.1% and 19.3% respectively for Greater Perth.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale was India, where 1.9% of the population, or 512 people, were born.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale and Greater Perth were:

  • A smaller percentage of people born in China (0.2% compared to 1.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Malaysia (0.4% compared to 1.5%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas increased by 2,661 or 64.8%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 1,459 or 165.8%.

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

  • United Kingdom (+497 persons)
  • India (+459 persons)
  • New Zealand (+430 persons)
  • South Africa (+215 persons)

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