COUNTRY OF BIRTH
At 30 June 2013, one quarter of the prisoner populations in Victoria and New South Wales were born overseas (both 25%). The Northern Territory and Tasmania had the lowest proportions of overseas-born prisoners (both 3%).
New Zealand was the most common overseas birthplace for prisoners in New South Wales (305) and Queensland (270). For Victorian prisoners, the most common overseas birthplace was Vietnam (284). The United Kingdom was the most common overseas birthplace for prisoners in South Australia (68) and Western Australia (165). (Table 23)