In 2011, 6% of people in Surrey Downs, 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 Surrey Downs. 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.
Derived from the Census question:
'In which country was the person born?'
|Birthplace - Ranked by size|
|Surrey Downs - (Usual residence)||2011||2006||Change|
|Birthplace||Number||%||City of Tea Tree Gully %||Number||%||City of Tea Tree Gully %||2006 to 2011|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.(Usual residence data)
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
(Usual residence data)
Analysis of the country of birth of the population in Surrey Downs in 2011 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully 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, 19.4% of the population was born overseas, and 6.2% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 23.9% and 10.4% respectively for the City of Tea Tree Gully.
There were no major differences between Surrey Downs and City of Tea Tree Gully in 2011.
Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas decreased by 13 or 2.0%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 58 or 40.0%.
The largest change in birthplace countries of the population in this area between 2006 and 2011 was for those born in:
- United Kingdom (-70 persons)