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In 2011, 16% of people in Parkside, 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 Parkside. 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, Parkside'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
Parkside - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
2435.25.52966.45.7-53
Italy
1162.51.31322.91.5-16
map this data in atlas.idGreece1132.41.81413.12.0-28
map this data in atlas.idChina891.92.1511.11.2+38
India
491.11.3240.50.6+25
New Zealand
430.90.9410.90.8+2
Malaysia
420.90.9210.50.8+21
United States of America
370.80.5180.40.4+19
Germany
310.70.7300.70.7+1
Ireland
240.50.390.20.2+15
South Africa
220.50.4240.50.4-2
South Korea
210.40.570.20.3+14
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Parkside - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born1,13924.223.11,07023.220.8+69
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds75416.115.366614.413.1+88
Main English speaking countries
3858.27.84048.87.7-19
Australia
3,36271.672.23,34072.473.6+22
Not stated
1954.24.72024.45.6-7

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% Italy, City of Unley: 1.3% Greece, City of Unley: 1.8% China, City of Unley: 2.1% India, City of Unley: 1.3% New Zealand, City of Unley: 0.9% Malaysia, City of Unley: 0.9% United States of America, City of Unley: 0.5% Germany, City of Unley: 0.7% Ireland, City of Unley: 0.3% United Kingdom, Parkside: 5.2% Italy, Parkside: 2.5% Greece, Parkside: 2.4% China, Parkside: 1.9% India, Parkside: 1.1% New Zealand, Parkside: 0.9% Malaysia, Parkside: 0.9% United States of America, Parkside: 0.8% Germany, Parkside: 0.7% Ireland, Parkside: 0.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011 United Kingdom, Parkside: -53 Italy, Parkside: -16 Greece, Parkside: -28 China, Parkside: +38 India, Parkside: +25 New Zealand, Parkside: +2 Malaysia, Parkside: +21 United States of America, Parkside: +19 Germany, Parkside: +1 Ireland, Parkside: +15
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 Parkside in 2011 compared to the City of Unley 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, 24.2% of the population was born overseas, and 16.1% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 23.1% and 15.3% respectively for the City of Unley.

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

  • A larger percentage of people born in Italy (2.5% compared to 1.3%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 69 or 6.4%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 88 or 13.2%.

The largest change in birthplace countries of the population in this area between 2006 and 2011 was for those born in:

  • United Kingdom (-53 persons)

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