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In 2011, 16% of people in Parkside 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 Parkside 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, Parkside 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
Parkside Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
3185.05.53786.25.7-60
Italy
1602.51.31742.81.5-14
map this data in atlas.idGreece1562.51.81622.62.0-6
map this data in atlas.idChina1091.72.1560.91.2+53
New Zealand
611.00.9540.90.8+7
India
590.91.3390.60.6+20
Malaysia
550.90.9440.70.8+10
Germany
430.70.7380.60.7+5
United States of America
370.60.5220.40.4+16
South Africa
300.50.4300.50.40
Iran
270.40.4150.20.2+12
Ireland
260.40.3140.20.2+12
South Korea
240.40.540.10.3+20
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Parkside Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born1,49923.723.11,41223.020.8+88
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds1,00916.015.389714.613.1+112
Main English speaking countries
4907.87.85148.47.7-24
Australia
4,53371.872.24,44472.573.6+89
Not stated
2854.54.72724.45.6+14

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% New Zealand, City of Unley: 0.9% India, City of Unley: 1.3% Malaysia, City of Unley: 0.9% Germany, City of Unley: 0.7% United States of America, City of Unley: 0.5% South Africa, City of Unley: 0.4% United Kingdom, Parkside Ward: 5.0% Italy, Parkside Ward: 2.5% Greece, Parkside Ward: 2.5% China, Parkside Ward: 1.7% New Zealand, Parkside Ward: 1.0% India, Parkside Ward: 0.9% Malaysia, Parkside Ward: 0.9% Germany, Parkside Ward: 0.7% United States of America, Parkside Ward: 0.6% South Africa, Parkside Ward: 0.5%
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, Parkside Ward: -60 Italy, Parkside Ward: -14 Greece, Parkside Ward: -6 China, Parkside Ward: +53 New Zealand, Parkside Ward: +7 India, Parkside Ward: +20 Malaysia, Parkside Ward: +10 Germany, Parkside Ward: +5 United States of America, Parkside Ward: +16 South Africa, Parkside Ward: 0
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 Ward 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, 23.7% of the population was born overseas, and 16.0% 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 Ward 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 87 or 6.2%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 112 or 12.5%.

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

  • United Kingdom (-60 persons)
  • China (+53 persons)

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