Albury Electoral Division
Year of arrival
6,735 people who were living in the Albury Electoral Division in 2011 were born overseas, of which 20.8% arrived in Australia within 5 years prior to 2011.
The Year of Arrival data records when the overseas born population arrived in Australia. The data shows the degree to which areas are 'ports' for new overseas arrivals and reveals the role of the Albury Electoral Division in housing the overseas-born. The number of recent overseas arrivals in an area is often determined by housing affordability, employment opportunities and pre-existing communities located in the area.
Derived from the Census question:
'In what year did the person first arrive in Australia to live here for one year or more?'
NSW overseas born population
|Year of arrival|
|Albury Electoral Division - Total persons||2011|
|Year of arrival in Australia||Number||Albury Electoral Division %||New South Wales %|
|2006 to 9 Aug 2011||1,402||20.8||19.2||401|
|2001 to 2005||482||7.2||11.4||402|
|1991 to 2000 (10 year period)||560||8.3||17.9||403|
|1981 to 1990 (10 year period)||684||10.2||16.5||404|
|1971 to 1980 (10 year period)||808||12.0||11.4||405|
|1961 to 1970 (10 year period)||1,129||16.8||11.0||406|
|Arrived in 1960 or earlier||1,291||19.2||8.3||407|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
(Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented by .id, the population experts.
Analysis of the year of arrival data for the Albury Electoral Division's overseas born population compared to the New South Wales total population shows that in 2011 there was a larger proportion of people who arrived before 2001, as well as a larger proportion of recent overseas arrivals (those who arrived between 2006 and 2011).
Overall, 66.4% of the Albury Electoral Division's overseas born population arrived before 2001, and 20.8% arrived during or after 2006, compared with 65.1% and 19.2% respectively for the New South Wales total population.
The major differences in year of arrival data between the Albury Electoral Division's population and the New South Wales total population are:
- A larger percentage of arrivals between Arrived in 1960 or earlier (19.2% compared to 8.3%)
- A larger percentage of arrivals between 1961 to 1970 (10 year period) (16.8% compared to 11.0%)
- A smaller percentage of arrivals between 1991 to 2000 (10 year period) (8.3% compared to 17.9%)
- A smaller percentage of arrivals between 1981 to 1990 (10 year period) (10.2% compared to 16.5%)