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Country of birth by top ten local government areas (a), Queensland, 2016

Countries Local government area State
Brisbane (C) Gold Coast (C) Moreton Bay (R) Logan (C) Sunshine Coast (R) Ipswich (C) Townsville (C) Toowoomba (R) Cairns (R) Redland (C) Other LGAs (b) Queensland (c) 
— persons —
Afghanistan 1,262 114 61 1,412 13 114 33 182 6 27 146 3,381
Australia (d) 719,165 355,007 316,064 199,656 218,114 141,232 146,744 130,242 108,012 106,607 895,540 3,343,819
Bangladesh 1,556 294 91 147 36 83 53 117 39 9 340 2,763
Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,416 786 114 590 34 70 21 12 34 51 71 3,187
Cambodia 534 162 92 875 36 39 35 9 52 25 166 2,032
Canada 3,445 1,833 765 358 1,035 209 432 242 522 307 1,580 10,805
Chile 964 399 139 140 81 186 36 21 50 49 181 2,234
China excludes SARs and Taiwan 32,113 6,957 1,106 1,811 516 619 455 572 789 467 1,589 47,114
Croatia 973 871 201 508 151 85 37 28 113 156 419 3,551
Egypt 805 626 165 179 109 75 64 57 60 63 216 2,449
England 39,323 28,719 20,979 11,617 17,594 6,026 4,875 3,178 6,171 9,832 31,636 180,775
Fiji 5,209 927 1,381 1,784 295 744 289 192 246 296 1,235 12,614
France 2,198 870 400 186 365 98 155 67 306 162 947 5,845
Germany 4,552 2,860 1,736 1,203 1,816 611 712 405 1,024 734 4,642 20,387
Greece 1,804 544 137 158 99 39 105 21 58 92 237 3,298
Hong Kong SAR of China (e)  6,931 1,451 361 540 199 146 142 93 223 133 504 10,755
India 27,666 4,144 2,318 2,748 1,297 1,858 1,332 1,267 1,374 676 4,409 49,145
Indonesia 3,359 961 380 490 307 212 179 81 315 163 835 7,321
Iran 4,037 839 200 542 99 192 83 130 66 73 207 6,511
Iraq 1,204 279 145 589 14 47 65 346 21 22 101 2,845
Ireland 4,449 1,396 1,031 582 722 288 310 194 353 425 1,528 11,352
Italy 4,757 1,682 749 369 524 127 441 127 651 297 3,204 12,995
Japan 4,017 4,232 423 303 359 123 135 91 1,667 132 883 12,402
Korea Republic of South (e)  10,196 3,164 635 954 396 195 267 212 897 101 1,283 18,327
Lebanon 610 282 60 241 44 17 13 13 20 32 55 1,418
Malaysia 8,437 1,668 681 893 400 462 391 272 301 240 1,084 14,848
Malta 356 507 214 157 170 86 57 31 77 104 727 2,505
Mauritius 402 355 171 117 95 54 33 11 79 35 198 1,550
Myanmar 952 103 156 1,276 50 31 111 26 96 41 317 3,172
Nepal 2,758 568 162 57 192 67 128 270 357 36 491 5,074
Netherlands 2,605 1,823 1,437 1,015 1,278 624 372 384 529 632 3,261 14,067
New Zealand 40,686 44,189 21,337 23,485 13,347 10,914 4,297 2,344 4,800 7,889 27,317 201,206
Northern Ireland 1,182 602 470 271 381 191 110 95 124 184 577 4,218
Pakistan 2,294 409 113 923 83 123 89 191 69 40 336 4,675
Papua New Guinea 4,688 1,040 1,458 1,270 679 409 969 373 2,294 408 2,477 16,120
Philippines 11,257 4,075 3,539 2,885 1,159 1,774 1,663 1,149 1,806 800 9,469 39,661
Poland 1,824 976 386 363 274 187 93 51 165 195 493 5,030
Scotland 5,538 3,242 2,385 1,485 1,786 784 664 403 689 1,254 3,560 21,879
Singapore 3,749 881 374 335 216 171 138 158 131 130 407 6,716
South Africa 11,856 6,823 4,677 1,964 2,865 968 1,023 870 718 2,429 5,880 40,131
South Eastern Europe nfd (f) 918 600 147 392 114 62 35 23 72 71 329 2,768
Sri Lanka 5,490 632 532 549 230 317 263 310 224 185 1,015 9,752
Taiwan 10,039 1,476 646 971 201 115 59 175 309 157 1,296 15,592
Thailand 3,240 1,538 612 1,082 506 261 341 127 631 201 1,423 9,978
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 466 222 41 102 20 13 11 6 10 22 36 953
Turkey 562 385 53 176 35 37 12 21 44 26 136 1,493
United States of America 5,937 2,508 1,241 634 1,426 478 589 415 607 494 2,653 17,053
Vietnam 13,911 828 408 1,010 190 1,145 255 108 263 154 1,232 19,544
Wales 1,311 953 707 277 575 202 147 80 198 278 878 5,647
Zimbabwe 2,606 879 861 555 669 286 321 522 205 288 1,657 8,881
Born elsewhere (g) 39,921 15,520 6,916 12,310 4,472 7,039 3,137 2,746 3,881 2,586 10,969 109,857
Country of birth not stated 65,641 43,526 25,850 20,850 18,695 13,490 14,418 11,732 15,180 7,203 104,889 343,501
Total overseas born (h) 346,365 157,194 83,393 82,880 57,554 39,003 25,577 18,818 33,736 33,203 134,632 1,015,876
Total persons 1,131,155 555,721 425,302 303,386 294,367 193,733 186,757 160,779 156,901 147,010 1,135,420 4,703,193
 
Proportion of persons born overseas (h) (%) 30.6 28.3 19.6 27.3 19.6 20.1 13.7 11.7 21.5 22.6 11.9 21.6
C = City     R = Regional     nfd = not further defined
 
Note: Data are based on place of usual residence. Local government areas are based on the Australian Statistical Geographical Standard (ASGS) 2016.
(a) Top ten local government areas by number of usual resident persons born overseas.
(b) Includes the remaining local government areas not listed in the top ten.
(c) Includes 'No usual address'.
(d) Includes 'Australia, (includes External Territories), nfd', 'Norfolk Island' and 'Australian External Territories, nec'
(e) SAR is an abbreviation of 'Special Administrative Region'. SARs comprise 'Hong Kong (SAR of China)' and 'Macau (SAR of China)'.
(f) Includes persons who stated their birthplace as Yugoslavia.
(g) Includes countries not identified individually, 'Inadequately described', and 'At sea'. Excludes not stated.
(h) Excludes country of birth not stated.
 
Source: ABS, Census of Population and Housing, 2016, General Community Profile - G09
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Last reviewed 28 July 2017