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In 2011, 15% of people in Fullarton Ward, 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 Fullarton Ward. 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, Fullarton Ward'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
Fullarton Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
4185.95.53945.65.7+24
map this data in atlas.idChina1482.12.1811.21.2+67
Malaysia
881.20.9851.20.8+3
India
841.21.3280.40.6+56
New Zealand
640.90.9751.10.8-11
Germany
590.80.7490.70.7+10
Italy
500.71.3600.91.5-10
South Korea
480.70.5310.40.3+17
map this data in atlas.idGreece480.71.8650.92.0-17
Iran
390.60.4120.20.2+27
Vietnam
350.50.3110.20.2+24
South Africa
300.40.4130.20.4+16
United States of America
290.40.5220.30.4+7
Singapore
270.40.3420.60.3-15
Netherlands
240.30.3170.20.3+7
Philippines
230.30.3180.30.2+5
Ireland
220.30.3150.20.2+7
Sri Lanka
220.30.280.10.1+14
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Fullarton Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born1,63523.123.11,36319.520.8+272
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds1,05714.915.383211.913.1+224
Main English speaking countries
5798.27.85317.67.7+47
Australia
5,14772.772.24,97571.273.6+172
Not stated
2984.24.76459.25.6-347

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% China, City of Unley: 2.1% Malaysia, City of Unley: 0.9% India, City of Unley: 1.3% New Zealand, City of Unley: 0.9% Germany, City of Unley: 0.7% Italy, City of Unley: 1.3% South Korea, City of Unley: 0.5% Greece, City of Unley: 1.8% Iran, City of Unley: 0.4% United Kingdom, Fullarton Ward: 5.9% China, Fullarton Ward: 2.1% Malaysia, Fullarton Ward: 1.2% India, Fullarton Ward: 1.2% New Zealand, Fullarton Ward: 0.9% Germany, Fullarton Ward: 0.8% Italy, Fullarton Ward: 0.7% South Korea, Fullarton Ward: 0.7% Greece, Fullarton Ward: 0.7% Iran, Fullarton Ward: 0.6%
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, Fullarton Ward: +24 China, Fullarton Ward: +67 Malaysia, Fullarton Ward: +3 India, Fullarton Ward: +56 New Zealand, Fullarton Ward: -11 Germany, Fullarton Ward: +10 Italy, Fullarton Ward: -10 South Korea, Fullarton Ward: +17 Greece, Fullarton Ward: -17 Iran, Fullarton Ward: +27
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the country of birth of the population in Fullarton Ward in 2011 compared to the City of Unley shows that there was a similar proportion of people born overseas, as well as a similar proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 23.1% of the population was born overseas, and 14.9% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 23.1% and 15.3% respectively for the City of Unley.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in Fullarton Ward was China, where 2.1% of the population, or 148 people, were born.

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

  • A smaller percentage of people born in Greece (0.7% compared to 1.8%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 272 or 20.0%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 225 or 27.0%.

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

  • China (+67 persons)
  • India (+56 persons)

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