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Birthplace - Sri Lanka

Bithplace at a glance: Sri Lanka

  • In 2011 there were 23,704 people in New South Wales born in Sri Lanka.
  • There was a 24.2% increase in the number of people born in Sri Lanka since 2006 (from 19,088).
  • 22.2% of the population born in Sri Lanka arrived between 2006 and August 2011.
  • There were more men born in Sri Lanka (11,852) than women (11,851).
  • 8.7% of the population born in Sri Lanka were children (under 19 years of age), 43.2% were young adults (aged 20 to 44 years), and 48.2% were older adults (aged 45 years and over).

About birthplace: Sri Lanka

Birthplace - Top 10 NSW LGAs ranked by size
Birthplace - Sri Lanka20112006Change
AreaNumberSri Lanka %NumberSri Lanka %2006 to 2011
Strathfield Council1,4124.011,4244.45-12
Holroyd City2,5322.551,7491.95+783
Auburn City1,2901.751,1391.75+151
The Hills Shire2,3471.381,7741.11+573
Parramatta City2,1011.261,7111.15+390
Hornsby Shire1,7981.151,4580.96+340
Blacktown City3,4441.142,4570.90+987
Ryde City9880.968610.89+127
Burwood Council2620.812750.89-13
Ku-ring-gai Council4740.433750.37+99
Greater Sydney22,1260.5017,8470.43+4,279
Regional NSW1,5580.061,1380.05+420
New South Wales23,7040.3419,0880.29+4,616

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