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In 2011, 10% of people in Kings Park, 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 Kings Park. 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, Kings Park'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
Kings Park - Overseas born (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom447.55.5365.95.7+8

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

Birthplace - Summary
Kings Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born10718.223.19916.320.8+8
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds6010.215.3508.213.1+10
Main English speaking countries
Not stated

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 Kings Park in 2011 compared to City of Unley 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, 18.2% of the population was born overseas, and 10.2% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 23.1% and 15.3% respectively for City of Unley.

The major difference between the countries of birth of the population in Kings Park and City of Unley was:

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (7.5% compared to 5.5%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 8 or 8.1%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 10 or 20.0%.

There were no major differences in Kings Park between 2006 and 2011.

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