Australia
Population mobility (Place of residence)
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
At home 96.5% 96.2% 14,483 4,314,571
Elsewhere in Australia 3.5% 3.8% 520 170,637
Population mobility (1 year ago)
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Lived at different address 1 year ago 29.3% 15.0% 4,391 671,061
Lived at same address 1 year ago 61.0% 76.3% 9,151 3,422,525
Population mobility (5 year ago)
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Lived at different address 1 year ago 60.2% 37.5% 9,026 1,681,782
Lived at same address 1 year ago 28.6% 50.1% 4,293 2,247,996
Place of usual residence 1 year ago
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Same usual address 1 year ago as in 2016 61.5% 77.3% 9,151 3,422,525
Different usual address 1 year ago: same Statistical Area Level 2 (SA2) 3.8% 2.3% 568 102,778
Different SA2 in New South Wales 12.2% 0.4% 1,819 16,735
Different SA2 in Victoria 0.6% 9.2% 92 405,941
Different SA2 in Queensland 0.6% 0.3% 86 12,506
Different SA2 in South Australia 0.1% 0.1% 16 5,450
Different SA2 in Western Australia 0.3% 0.2% 51 7,310
Different SA2 in Tasmania 0.1% 0.1% 11 2,258
Different SA2 in Northern Territory 0.0% 0.0% 6 1,714
Different SA2 in Australian Capital Territory 0.4% 0.1% 59 2,386
Different SA2 in Other Territories 0% 0% 0 61
Overseas 11.0% 2.4% 1,638 106,494
Not stated 9.2% 7.8% 1,372 343,829
Place of usual residence 5 year ago
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Same usual address 1 year ago as in 2016 29.7% 53.6% 4,293 2,247,996
Different usual address 1 year ago: same Statistical Area Level 2 (SA2) 3.2% 4.9% 457 204,287
Different SA2 in New South Wales 23.8% 1.0% 3,444 43,024
Different SA2 in Victoria 1.2% 23.0% 168 966,519
Different SA2 in Queensland 1.2% 0.8% 179 33,688
Different SA2 in South Australia 0.4% 0.3% 52 13,763
Different SA2 in Western Australia 0.6% 0.4% 83 16,605
Different SA2 in Tasmania 0.2% 0.2% 27 7,280
Different SA2 in Northern Territory 0.1% 0.1% 12 3,889
Different SA2 in Australian Capital Territory 1.2% 0.2% 178 6,765
Different SA2 in Other Territories 0% 0% 0 105
Overseas 30.0% 8.7% 4,333 365,244
Not stated 8.6% 6.9% 1,236 288,865
Persons born overseas and year of arrival in Australia-China (excludes SARs and Taiwan)
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
2011 44 7,227
2012 113 8,686
2013 171 10,305
2014 307 13,813
2015 494 15,950
2016 644.6 14,854.3
Persons born overseas and year of arrival in Australia-Hong Kong (SAR of China)
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
2011 21 449
2012 22 635
2013 40 717
2014 51 830
2015 64 868
2016 60 781.7
Persons born overseas and year of arrival in Australia-India
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
2011 6 6,152
2012 13 7,317
2013 17 9,249
2014 27 12,504
2015 41 12,128
2016 99.4 15,210.9
Persons born overseas and year of arrival in Australia-Indonesia
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
2011 12 601
2012 20 729
2013 43 836
2014 41 965
2015 28 1,347
2016 70.3 1,829.1
Persons born overseas and year of arrival in Australia-Iran
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
2011 11 1,466
2012 11 1,930
2013 22 3,179
2014 32 862
2015 14 900
2016 10.3 774.9
Persons born overseas and year of arrival in Australia-Iraq
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
2011 0 1,005
2012 0 642
2013 5 1,580
2014 3 900
2015 0 733
2016 0 1,299.4
Persons born overseas and year of arrival in Australia-Japan
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
2011 6 269
2012 0 361
2013 0 325
2014 3 464
2015 11 556
2016 12 764.6
Persons born overseas and year of arrival in Australia-Korea
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
2011 5 760
2012 8 776
2013 10 791
2014 5 834
2015 8 877
2016 20.6 1,325.1
Persons born overseas and year of arrival in Australia-Malaysia
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
2011 12 1,641
2012 13 1,961
2013 29 2,228
2014 40 2,513
2015 81 3,112
2016 156 4,083.4
Persons born overseas and year of arrival in Australia-New Zealand
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
2011 9 4,331
2012 10 4,817
2013 0 3,940
2014 13 3,170
2015 13 2,976
2016 30.9 3,058.3
Persons born overseas and year of arrival in Australia-Pakistan
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
2011 0 1,360
2012 8 2,197
2013 8 2,215
2014 5 2,124
2015 10 2,049
2016 32.6 2,048.6
Persons born overseas and year of arrival in Australia-Philippines
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
2011 7 1,642
2012 17 1,979
2013 19 2,151
2014 13 2,055
2015 7 2,157
2016 17.1 2,256
Persons born overseas and year of arrival in Australia-Singapore
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
2011 13 548
2012 8 692
2013 24 694
2014 35 770
2015 39 996
2016 61.7 1,260
Persons born overseas and year of arrival in Australia-South Africa
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
2011 3 691
2012 0 696
2013 7 580
2014 9 652
2015 4 692
2016 5.1 744
Persons born overseas and year of arrival in Australia-Sri Lanka
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
2011 4 1,917
2012 5 3,187
2013 9 2,317
2014 10 2,002
2015 5 2,210
2016 24 2,653.7
Persons born overseas and year of arrival in Australia-Thailand
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
2011 0 579
2012 3 664
2013 3 771
2014 10 911
2015 18 1,157
2016 27.4 1,254.9
Persons born overseas and year of arrival in Australia-United Kingdom
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
2011 8 3,851
2012 18 3,744
2013 25 3,258
2014 26 3,038
2015 24 3,118
2016 48 2,946.9
Persons born overseas and year of arrival in Australia-USA
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
2011 4 791
2012 8 789
2013 3 810
2014 8 974
2015 11 1,069
2016 22.3 1,097.1
Persons born overseas and year of arrival in Australia-Vietnam
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
2011 9 1,615
2012 13 1,950
2013 11 2,516
2014 3 2,438
2015 17 2,428
2016 24 2,569.7
Persons born overseas and year of arrival in Australia-Born elsewhere
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
2011 49 8,242
2012 63 10,040
2013 85 11,701
2014 74 11,858
2015 163 12,823
2016 233.1 14,338.3
Persons born overseas and year of arrival in Australia-Total born overseas
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
2011 243 48,840
2012 370 58,009
2013 568 64,454
2014 751 67,434
2015 1,086 71,972
2016 1,594.3 78,749.1
Persons born overseas and year of arrival in Australia
Type Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Before 1946 11 2,693
1946-1955 119 52,466
1956-1965 197 107,623
1966-1975 295 144,553
1976-1985 369 126,535
1986-1996 620 192,884
1996-2005 946 236,867
2006-2010 808 249,780
2011 243 48,840
2012 370 58,009
2013 568 64,454
2014 751 67,434
2015 1,086 71,972
2016 930 45,937
Not stated 333 50,214
Persons born overseas
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Born elsewhere 16.2% 17.9% 1,239 271,525
Canada 0.5% 0.5% 35 7,519
China exc SARs Taiwan 27.0% 10.3% 2,071 155,998
Croatia 0.2% 0.9% 15 13,193
Egypt 0.4% 0.8% 31 12,683
Fiji 0.4% 0.7% 31 10,089
FYROM 0.0% 1.1% 3 16,747
Germany 0.7% 1.3% 54 20,211
Greece 2.2% 3% 167 45,618
Hong Kong SAR China 5.7% 1.4% 440 20,840
India 3.5% 10.6% 265 161,078
Indonesia 5.7% 1.1% 439 16,998
Iran 1.7% 1.0% 129 15,731
Iraq 0.3% 1.2% 20 17,686
Ireland 1.7% 0.9% 129 13,329
Italy 1.1% 4.2% 86 63,332
Japan 0.9% 0.5% 71 7,872
Korea Republic (South) 1.9% 0.9% 147 14,074
Lebanon 0.3% 1.1% 23 16,394
Malaysia 5.0% 3.1% 386 47,642
Malta 0.1% 1.1% 8 16,266
Netherlands 0.4% 0.8% 27 12,619
New Zealand 2.9% 5.2% 223 78,906
Pakistan 0.7% 1.3% 57 20,033
Philippines 2.2% 3.0% 165 45,157
Poland 0.5% 0.9% 36 13,581
Singapore 3.0% 1.0% 227 15,349
South Africa 2.2% 1.6% 167 24,168
Sri Lanka 1.3% 3.6% 97 54,030
Thailand 1.8% 0.9% 134 13,909
Turkey 0.2% 1.0% 18 14,872
United Kingdom 6.0% 10.7% 456 162,962
USA 1.5% 1.1% 118 16,765
Vietnam 1.7% 5.2% 133 79,054
Zimbabwe 0.3% 0.3% 21 4,032
Country of birth
Type Percentage Number
Indicator Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City Kensington (NSW), NSW, State Suburb Melbourne, VIC, Capital City
Australia 41.6% 59.8% 6,241 2,684,080
Born elsewhere 8.3% 6.1% 1,239 271,525
Canada 0.2% 0.2% 35 7,519
China exc SARs Taiwan 13.8% 3.5% 2,071 155,998
Croatia 0.1% 0.3% 15 13,193
Egypt 0.2% 0.3% 31 12,683
Fiji 0.2% 0.2% 31 10,089
FYROM 0.0% 0.4% 3 16,747
Germany 0.4% 0.5% 54 20,211
Greece 1.1% 1.0% 167 45,618
Hong Kong SAR China 2.9% 0.5% 440 20,840
India 1.8% 3.6% 265 161,078
Indonesia 2.9% 0.4% 439 16,998
Iran 0.9% 0.4% 129 15,731
Iraq 0.1% 0.4% 20 17,686
Ireland 0.9% 0.3% 129 13,329
Italy 0.6% 1.4% 86 63,332
Japan 0.5% 0.2% 71 7,872
Korea Republic (South) 1.0% 0.3% 147 14,074
Lebanon 0.2% 0.4% 23 16,394
Malaysia 2.6% 1.1% 386 47,642
Malta 0.1% 0.4% 8 16,266
Netherlands 0.2% 0.3% 27 12,619
New Zealand 1.5% 1.8% 223 78,906
Pakistan 0.4% 0.5% 57 20,033
Philippines 1.1% 1.0% 165 45,157
Poland 0.2% 0.3% 36 13,581
Singapore 1.5% 0.3% 227 15,349
South Africa 1.1% 0.5% 167 24,168
Sri Lanka 0.7% 1.2% 97 54,030
Thailand 0.9% 0.3% 134 13,909
Turkey 0.1% 0.3% 18 14,872
United Kingdom 3.0% 3.6% 456 162,962
USA 0.8% 0.4% 118 16,765
Vietnam 0.9% 1.8% 133 79,054
Zimbabwe 0.1% 0.1% 21 4,032