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Birthplace

In 2011, 2% of people in Tamworth Regional Council, 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 Tamworth Regional Council. 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, Tamworth Regional Council'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
Tamworth Regional Council - Overseas born (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Regional NSW %Number%Regional NSW %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idUnited Kingdom1,0231.83.71,0371.93.7-15
New Zealand
3830.71.13570.71.1+26
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines1650.30.31120.20.2+53
map this data in atlas.idGermany1150.20.51050.20.5+10
South Africa
1060.20.3710.10.2+35
United States of America
1060.20.31040.20.2+2
India
890.20.3360.10.2+53
Netherlands
880.20.31050.20.3-17
China
690.10.3470.10.2+22

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

Birthplace - Summary
Tamworth Regional Council - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Regional NSW %Number%Regional NSW %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born2,9605.310.82,7045.010.3+255
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds1,2502.25.21,0502.04.9+200
Main English speaking countries
1,7103.05.61,6543.15.4+55
Australia
50,16089.183.848,22389.983.7+1,937
Not stated
3,1745.65.42,7345.16.0+440

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, Regional NSW: 3.7% New Zealand, Regional NSW: 1.1% Philippines, Regional NSW: 0.3% Germany, Regional NSW: 0.5% United States of America, Regional NSW: 0.3% South Africa, Regional NSW: 0.3% India, Regional NSW: 0.3% Netherlands, Regional NSW: 0.3% China, Regional NSW: 0.3% United Kingdom, Tamworth Regional Council: 1.8% New Zealand, Tamworth Regional Council: 0.7% Philippines, Tamworth Regional Council: 0.3% Germany, Tamworth Regional Council: 0.2% United States of America, Tamworth Regional Council: 0.2% South Africa, Tamworth Regional Council: 0.2% India, Tamworth Regional Council: 0.2% Netherlands, Tamworth Regional Council: 0.2% China, Tamworth Regional Council: 0.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011 United Kingdom, Tamworth Regional Council: -15 New Zealand, Tamworth Regional Council: +26 Philippines, Tamworth Regional Council: +53 Germany, Tamworth Regional Council: +10 United States of America, Tamworth Regional Council: +2 South Africa, Tamworth Regional Council: +35 India, Tamworth Regional Council: +53 Netherlands, Tamworth Regional Council: -17 China, Tamworth Regional Council: +22
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 Tamworth Regional Council in 2011 compared to Regional NSW 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, 5.3% of the population was born overseas, and 2.2% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 10.8% and 5.2% respectively for Regional NSW.

The major difference between the countries of birth of the population in Tamworth Regional Council and Regional NSW was:

  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (1.8% compared to 3.7%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 256 or 9.5%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 200 or 19.0%.

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

  • Philippines (+53 persons)
  • India (+53 persons)

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