QuickStats – Country of Birth focuses on people who were born overseas, and is based on the Country of Birth of Person (BPLP) classification.

This product matches a country of birth with an area from Australia, States and Territories to Greater Capital City Statistical Areas and Rest of State.

Only the 53 countries listed here were chosen to ensure quality data. While all of these countries are available for selection, some may be invalid when combined with certain areas. Such combinations will be greyed-out and will not be selectable.

Use this list as a great starting point for your search.

Country of Birth


Afghanistan
Bangladesh
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Burma (Republic of the Union of Myanmar)
Cambodia
Canada
Chile
China (excludes SARs and Taiwan)
Croatia
Egypt
England
Fiji
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM)
France
Germany
Greece
Hong Kong (SAR of China)
Hungary
India
Indonesia
Iran
Iraq
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Korea, Republic of (South)

Lebanon
Malaysia
Malta
Mauritius
Nepal
Netherlands
New Zealand
Northern Ireland
Pakistan
Papua New Guinea
Philippines
Poland
Samoa
Scotland
Serbia
Singapore
South Africa
South Eastern Europe, nfd
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Taiwan
Thailand
Turkey
United States of America
Vietnam
Wales
Zimbabwe


Available Geographies
Australia
New South Wales (STE)
Greater Sydney (GCCSA)
Rest of NSW (GCCSA)
Victoria (STE)
Greater Melbourne (GCCSA)
Rest of Vic. (GCCSA)
Queensland (STE)
Greater Brisbane (GCCSA)
Rest of Qld (GCCSA)
South Australia (STE)
Greater Adelaide (GCCSA)
Rest of SA (GCCSA)
Western Australia (STE)
Greater Perth (GCCSA)
Rest of WA (GCCSA)
Tasmania (STE)
Greater Hobart (GCCSA)
Rest of Tas. (GCCSA)
Northern Territory (STE)
Greater Darwin (GCCSA)
Rest of NT (GCCSA)
Australian Capital Territory (STE)
Australian Capital Territory (GCCSA)
Other Territories (STE)
Other Territories (GCCSA)