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In 2011, 13% of people in Myrtle Bank, 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 Myrtle Bank. 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, Myrtle Bank'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
Myrtle Bank - Overseas born (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
2147.35.51926.85.7+22
Germany
331.10.7291.00.7+4
India
331.11.3150.50.6+18
map this data in atlas.idChina321.12.1170.61.2+15
Malaysia
301.00.9220.80.8+8
New Zealand
260.90.9281.00.8-2
Vietnam
210.70.330.10.2+18

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

Birthplace - Summary
Myrtle Bank - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born64521.923.150217.720.8+143
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds37212.715.32619.213.1+111
Main English speaking countries
2739.37.82418.57.7+32
Australia
2,12872.472.22,00770.773.6+121
Not stated
1675.74.732811.65.6-161

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

Birthplace, 2011
Birthplace, 2011 United Kingdom, City of Unley: 5.5% India, City of Unley: 1.3% Germany, City of Unley: 0.7% China, City of Unley: 2.1% Malaysia, City of Unley: 0.9% New Zealand, City of Unley: 0.9% Vietnam, City of Unley: 0.3% United Kingdom, Myrtle Bank: 7.3% India, Myrtle Bank: 1.1% Germany, Myrtle Bank: 1.1% China, Myrtle Bank: 1.1% Malaysia, Myrtle Bank: 1.0% New Zealand, Myrtle Bank: 0.9% Vietnam, Myrtle Bank: 0.7%
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.
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011 United Kingdom, Myrtle Bank: +22 India, Myrtle Bank: +18 Germany, Myrtle Bank: +4 China, Myrtle Bank: +15 Malaysia, Myrtle Bank: +8 New Zealand, Myrtle Bank: -2 Vietnam, Myrtle Bank: +18
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (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 Myrtle Bank in 2011 compared to the 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, 21.9% of the population was born overseas, and 12.7% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 23.1% and 15.3% respectively for the City of Unley.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in Myrtle Bank and the City of Unley were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (7.3% compared to 5.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in China (1.1% compared to 2.1%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 143 or 28.5%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 111 or 42.5%.

There were no major differences in Myrtle Bank between 2006 and 2011.

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