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Water Gully Ward

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

In 2016, 14% of people in Water Gully Ward, 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 Water Gully Ward. 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, Water Gully Ward'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
Water Gully Ward - Overseas born (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
United Kingdom
1,2237.510.31,3468.211.7-124
map this data in atlas.idItaly4352.71.24682.91.2-33
India
2971.81.51110.70.8+186
map this data in atlas.idGermany2031.20.82211.41.0-18
China
1841.11.11110.70.7+73
New Zealand
1050.60.6990.60.7+6
Malaysia
1050.60.4760.50.3+30
Netherlands
860.50.51180.70.6-32
Philippines
820.50.6530.30.4+29
Poland
820.50.4940.60.5-12
South Africa
770.50.5660.40.5+11
South Korea
640.40.3500.30.1+14
Sri Lanka
560.30.3180.10.1+38
Greece
530.30.2550.30.2-2
Ireland
350.20.2410.30.2-6
Iran
350.20.3190.10.2+16
Singapore
310.20.1270.20.1+4
Hong Kong
280.20.1200.10.1+8
United States of America
280.20.2580.40.2-30
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
260.20.2470.30.2-21
Lebanon
220.10.1360.20.1-14
Vietnam
220.10.2190.10.2+3
Cyprus
210.10.1340.20.1-13
Indonesia
200.10.1160.10.1+4
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Water Gully Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born3,69122.623.83,83923.523.9-148
Non-English speaking backgrounds
2,21413.611.82,21013.510.4+3
Main English speaking countries
1,4779.112.01,62810.013.6-151
Australia
12,00273.572.111,94673.072.9+57
Not stated
6253.84.05703.53.2+55

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, City of Tea Tree Gully: 10.3% Italy, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.2% India, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.5% Germany, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.8% China, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.1% New Zealand, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.6% Malaysia, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.4% Netherlands, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.5% Poland, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.4% Philippines, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.6% United Kingdom, Water Gully Ward: 7.5% Italy, Water Gully Ward: 2.7% India, Water Gully Ward: 1.8% Germany, Water Gully Ward: 1.2% China, Water Gully Ward: 1.1% New Zealand, Water Gully Ward: 0.6% Malaysia, Water Gully Ward: 0.6% Netherlands, Water Gully Ward: 0.5% Poland, Water Gully Ward: 0.5% Philippines, Water Gully Ward: 0.5%
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, Water Gully Ward: -124 Italy, Water Gully Ward: -33 India, Water Gully Ward: +186 Germany, Water Gully Ward: -18 China, Water Gully Ward: +73 New Zealand, Water Gully Ward: +6 Malaysia, Water Gully Ward: +30 Netherlands, Water Gully Ward: -32 Poland, Water Gully Ward: -12 Philippines, Water Gully Ward: +29
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 Water Gully Ward in 2016 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a smaller proportion of people born overseas, and a smaller proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 22.6% of the population was born overseas, and 13.6% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 23.8% and 11.8% respectively for the City of Tea Tree Gully.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in Water Gully Ward was Italy, where 2.7% of the population, or 435 people, were born.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in Water Gully Ward and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in Italy (2.7% compared to 1.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (7.5% compared to 10.3%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas decreased by 148 or 3.9%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 4 or 0.2%.

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

  • India (+186 persons)
  • United Kingdom (-124 persons)
  • China (+73 persons)

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