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3,369 people who were living in Drumminor Ward in 2011 were born overseas, and 14% arrived in Australia within 5 years prior to 2011.

The Year of Arrival data records when the overseas born population arrived in Australia. The data shows the degree to which areas are 'ports' for new overseas arrivals and reveals the role of Drumminor Ward in housing the overseas-born. The number of recent overseas arrivals in an area is often determined by housing affordability, employment opportunities and pre-existing communities located in the area.

Drumminor Ward's Year of Arrival data, when used with Birthplace, Religion and Language Spoken at Home data, is a good indicator of the likely need for services in migrant communities.

Derived from the Census question:

'In what year did the person first arrive in Australia to live here for one year or more?'

Overseas born population

Overseas arrivals
Drumminor Ward - Overseas born (Usual residence)2011
Year of arrival in AustraliaNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %
map this data in atlas.id2006 to 9 Aug 201147414.114.1
2001 to 2005
2417.27.2
1991 to 2000 (10 year period)
2367.08.3
1981 to 1990 (10 year period)
35010.410.4
1971 to 1980 (10 year period)
54116.114.3
1961 to 1970 (10 year period)
88026.125.2
Arrived in 1960 or earlier
55516.516.6
Not stated
922.73.9

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

Overseas arrivals, 2011
Overseas arrivals, 2011 Not stated, City of Tea Tree Gully: 3.9% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, City of Tea Tree Gully: 16.6% 1961 to 1970, City of Tea Tree Gully: 25.2% 1971 to 1980, City of Tea Tree Gully: 14.3% 1981 to 1990, City of Tea Tree Gully: 10.4% 1991 to 2000, City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.3% 2001 to 2005, City of Tea Tree Gully: 7.2% 2006 to 9 Aug 2011, City of Tea Tree Gully: 14.1% Not stated, Drumminor Ward: 2.7% Arrived in 1960 or earlier, Drumminor Ward: 16.5% 1961 to 1970, Drumminor Ward: 26.1% 1971 to 1980, Drumminor Ward: 16.1% 1981 to 1990, Drumminor Ward: 10.4% 1991 to 2000, Drumminor Ward: 7.0% 2001 to 2005, Drumminor Ward: 7.2% 2006 to 9 Aug 2011, Drumminor Ward: 14.1%
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.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the year of arrival for the overseas born population of Drumminor Ward in 2011 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a larger proportion of people who arrived before 2001, and a similar proportion of recent overseas arrivals (those who arrived between 2006 and 2011).

Overall, 76.0% of the overseas born population arrived before 2001, and 14.1% arrived during or after 2006, compared with 74.8% and 14.1% respectively for the City of Tea Tree Gully.

The major differences in year of arrival data in the population between Drumminor Ward and the City of Tea Tree Gully are:

  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 1971 and 1980 (16.1% compared to 14.3%)
  • A larger percentage of arrivals between 1961 and 1970 (26.1% compared to 25.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of arrivals between 1991 and 2000 (7.0% compared to 8.3%)

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