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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.

To get a more complete picture of cultural and ethnic characteristics, Surrey Downs'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
Surrey Downs - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom37711.511.744713.212.3-70

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

Birthplace - Summary
Surrey Downs - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born63519.423.964819.122.9-13
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds2036.210.41454.38.9+58
Main English speaking countries
43213.213.650314.814.0-71
Australia
2,50376.472.92,58476.173.0-81
Not stated
1374.23.21644.84.2-27

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Dominant groups

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.

Emerging groups

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)

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