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Eastern Region Alliance area

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

In 2016, 19% of people in Eastern Region Alliance area, 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 Eastern Region Alliance area. 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, Eastern Region Alliance area'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
Eastern Region Alliance area - Overseas born (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
United Kingdom
19,8096.810.321,4807.611.7-1,671
China
8,4392.91.15,2121.80.7+3,227
map this data in atlas.idItaly7,7242.61.28,5833.01.2-859
India
6,7022.31.54,7871.70.8+1,915
Malaysia
2,9491.00.42,7481.00.3+201
New Zealand
2,1220.70.62,1550.80.7-33
map this data in atlas.idGermany2,0160.70.82,3440.81.0-328
Greece
2,0040.70.22,2780.80.2-274
South Korea
1,6380.60.31,4630.50.1+175
Sri Lanka
1,5700.50.31,0110.40.1+559
Philippines
1,5040.50.61,0170.40.4+487
Iran
1,3800.50.37830.30.2+597
South Africa
1,3740.50.51,4670.50.5-93
Vietnam
1,3660.50.21,0580.40.2+308
Hong Kong
1,2350.40.11,0690.40.1+166
United States of America
1,0360.40.29990.40.2+37
Netherlands
1,0180.30.51,1720.40.6-154
Poland
9890.30.41,0960.40.5-107
Singapore
8650.30.17340.30.1+131
Ireland
6360.20.26520.20.2-16
Pakistan
5770.20.12230.10.0+354
Nepal
5130.20.13260.10.0+187
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
4990.20.24830.20.2+16
Canada
4970.20.14670.20.1+30
Japan
4710.20.14060.10.1+65
Bangladesh
4690.20.13330.10.1+136
Indonesia
4640.20.14920.20.1-28
Lebanon
4540.20.14530.20.1+1
Thailand
4250.10.13700.10.1+55
Croatia
4110.10.14190.10.1-8
Taiwan
4020.10.03540.10.0+48
Afghanistan
3540.10.12520.10.1+102
Egypt
3380.10.02860.10.1+52
Kenya
3340.10.12630.10.1+71
Russian Federation
3270.10.13430.10.1-16
France
3160.10.02880.10.0+28
Austria
3080.10.13080.10.10
Hungary
3020.10.13680.10.1-66
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Eastern Region Alliance area - 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 born81,17027.723.875,82126.723.9+5,349
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds55,69619.011.848,60117.110.4+7,095
Main English speaking countries
25,4748.712.027,2209.613.6-1,746
Australia
198,74767.972.1197,35269.472.9+1,395
Not stated
12,9334.44.011,3264.03.2+1,607

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% China, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.1% Italy, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.2% India, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.5% Malaysia, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.4% New Zealand, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.6% Germany, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.8% Greece, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.2% South Korea, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.3% Sri Lanka, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.3% United Kingdom, Eastern Region Alliance area: 6.8% China, Eastern Region Alliance area: 2.9% Italy, Eastern Region Alliance area: 2.6% India, Eastern Region Alliance area: 2.3% Malaysia, Eastern Region Alliance area: 1.0% New Zealand, Eastern Region Alliance area: 0.7% Germany, Eastern Region Alliance area: 0.7% Greece, Eastern Region Alliance area: 0.7% South Korea, Eastern Region Alliance area: 0.6% Sri Lanka, Eastern Region Alliance area: 0.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
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Change in birthplace, 2011 to 2016
Change in birthplace, 2011 to 2016 United Kingdom, Eastern Region Alliance area: -1,671 China, Eastern Region Alliance area: +3,227 Italy, Eastern Region Alliance area: -859 India, Eastern Region Alliance area: +1,915 Malaysia, Eastern Region Alliance area: +201 New Zealand, Eastern Region Alliance area: -33 Germany, Eastern Region Alliance area: -328 Greece, Eastern Region Alliance area: -274 South Korea, Eastern Region Alliance area: +175 Sri Lanka, Eastern Region Alliance area: +559
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 Eastern Region Alliance area in 2016 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a larger proportion of people born overseas, as well as a larger proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 27.7% of the population was born overseas, and 19.0% 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 Eastern Region Alliance area was China, where 2.9% of the population, or 8,439 people, were born.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in Eastern Region Alliance area and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in China (2.9% compared to 1.1%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Italy (2.6% compared to 1.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (6.8% compared to 10.3%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas increased by 5,349 or 7.1%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 7,095 or 14.6%.

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

  • China (+3,227 persons)
  • India (+1,915 persons)
  • United Kingdom (-1,671 persons)
  • Italy (-859 persons)

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