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In 2011, 20% of people in Wayville, 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 Wayville. 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, Wayville'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
Wayville - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idChina814.72.1452.61.2+36
United Kingdom
613.55.5885.15.7-27
India
472.71.3120.70.6+35
Malaysia
291.60.9231.30.8+6
South Korea
241.40.570.40.3+17

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

Birthplace - Summary
Wayville - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born44425.423.142124.320.8+23
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds35120.115.328916.613.1+62
Main English speaking countries
935.37.81327.67.7-39
Australia
1,19268.372.21,24671.873.6-54
Not stated
1116.34.7694.05.6+42

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 China, City of Unley: 2.1% United Kingdom, City of Unley: 5.5% India, City of Unley: 1.3% Malaysia, City of Unley: 0.9% South Korea, City of Unley: 0.5% China, Wayville: 4.7% United Kingdom, Wayville: 3.5% India, Wayville: 2.7% Malaysia, Wayville: 1.6% South Korea, Wayville: 1.4%
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 China, Wayville: +36 United Kingdom, Wayville: -27 India, Wayville: +35 Malaysia, Wayville: +6 South Korea, Wayville: +17
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 Wayville 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, 25.4% of the population was born overseas, and 20.1% 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 Wayville and the City of Unley were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in China (4.7% compared to 2.1%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in India (2.7% compared to 1.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (3.5% compared to 5.5%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 23 or 5.5%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 62 or 21.5%.

There were no major differences in Wayville between 2006 and 2011.

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