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Birthplace - Iraq

Bithplace at a glance: Iraq

  • In 2011 there were 29,342 people in New South Wales born in Iraq.
  • There was a 42.9% increase in the number of people born in Iraq since 2006 (from 20,532).
  • 30.0% of the population born in Iraq arrived between 2006 and August 2011.
  • There were more men born in Iraq (14,844) than women (14,496).
  • 14.4% of the population born in Iraq were children (under 19 years of age), 49.6% were young adults (aged 20 to 44 years), and 36.0% were older adults (aged 45 years and over).

About birthplace: Iraq

Birthplace - Top 10 NSW LGAs ranked by size
Birthplace - Iraq20112006Change
AreaNumberIraq %NumberIraq %2006 to 2011
Fairfield City14,5537.7510,4775.82+4,076
Liverpool City6,1093.393,3422.03+2,767
Auburn City8641.179461.46-82
Holroyd City9740.986860.76+288
Botany Bay City3820.973550.99+27
Bankstown City1,0840.596520.38+432
Parramatta City9400.567120.48+228
Blacktown City1,3450.459400.35+405
Canterbury City4530.334470.34+6
Campbelltown City2770.192290.16+48
Greater Sydney28,8470.6620,2140.49+8,633
Regional NSW4460.022890.01+157
New South Wales29,3420.4220,5320.31+8,810

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