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In 2011, 12% of people in the City of Bayside, came from countries where English was not their first language.

Country of Birth data identifies where people were born and is indicative of the level of cultural diversity in the City of Bayside. The mix of Country of Birth groups is also indicative of historical settlement patterns, as source countries for Australia's immigration program have varied significantly over time.

To get a more complete picture of cultural and ethnic characteristics, the City of Bayside's Country of Birth data should be viewed together with Ancestry, Language Spoken at Home and Religion.

Derived from the Census question:

'In which country was the person born?'

Total population

Birthplace - Ranked by size
City of Bayside - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
6,6817.34.15,7606.54.4+921
New Zealand
1,7201.91.71,5601.81.5+160
map this data in atlas.idSouth Africa1,0291.10.58551.00.5+174
map this data in atlas.idChina9401.02.35050.61.5+435
United States of America
8400.90.46840.80.3+156
Germany
7690.80.57470.80.6+22
Italy
7260.81.77330.82.0-7
Greece
7040.81.27480.91.4-44
India
6580.72.75030.61.4+155
Poland
5250.60.45540.60.4-29
Ireland
4310.50.33580.40.3+73
Russian Federation
3830.40.13640.40.1+19
Ukraine
3590.40.13010.30.1+58
Malaysia
3300.41.03190.40.8+11
Japan
3280.40.23410.40.1-13
Canada
3210.30.22740.30.1+47
Netherlands
2990.30.33110.40.4-12
Sri Lanka
2670.31.12320.30.8+35
France
2620.30.11910.20.1+71
Israel
2190.20.11720.20.1+47
Singapore
2180.20.31530.20.3+65
Egypt
2040.20.31920.20.3+12
Hong Kong
1850.20.42000.20.5-15
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
1750.20.41750.20.40
Hungary
1730.20.11800.20.1-7
Philippines
1590.20.81170.10.7+42
Croatia
1510.20.41570.20.4-6
Turkey
1370.10.41180.10.4+19
Vietnam
1260.11.7690.11.6+57
Austria
1200.10.11350.20.1-15
Thailand
1180.10.2840.10.2+34
South Korea
1140.10.21030.10.2+11
Lebanon
1040.10.41000.10.4+4
Mauritius
1010.10.3890.10.2+12
Switzerland
1010.10.0880.10.0+13
Cyprus
970.10.21020.10.2-5
Romania
940.10.1960.10.1-2
Indonesia
940.10.4890.10.3+5
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
City of Bayside - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born22,27324.331.419,49022.228.6+2,783
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds11,25112.324.29,99911.421.6+1,252
Main English speaking countries
11,02212.07.29,49110.87.0+1,531
Australia
65,05070.863.363,01471.764.5+2,036
Not stated
4,4924.95.35,4376.26.9-945

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Birthplace, 2011
Birthplace, 2011 United Kingdom, Greater Melbourne: 4.1% New Zealand, Greater Melbourne: 1.7% South Africa, Greater Melbourne: 0.5% China, Greater Melbourne: 2.3% United States of America, Greater Melbourne: 0.4% Germany, Greater Melbourne: 0.5% Italy, Greater Melbourne: 1.7% Greece, Greater Melbourne: 1.2% India, Greater Melbourne: 2.7% Poland, Greater Melbourne: 0.4% United Kingdom, City of Bayside: 7.3% New Zealand, City of Bayside: 1.9% South Africa, City of Bayside: 1.1% China, City of Bayside: 1.0% United States of America, City of Bayside: 0.9% Germany, City of Bayside: 0.8% Italy, City of Bayside: 0.8% Greece, City of Bayside: 0.8% India, City of Bayside: 0.7% Poland, City of Bayside: 0.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011 United Kingdom, City of Bayside: +921 New Zealand, City of Bayside: +160 South Africa, City of Bayside: +174 China, City of Bayside: +435 United States of America, City of Bayside: +156 Germany, City of Bayside: +22 Italy, City of Bayside: -7 Greece, City of Bayside: -44 India, City of Bayside: +155 Poland, City of Bayside: -29
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the country of birth of the population in the City of Bayside in 2011 compared to Greater Melbourne shows that there was a smaller proportion of people born overseas, as well as a smaller proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 24.3% of the population was born overseas, and 12.3% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 31.4% and 24.2% respectively for Greater Melbourne.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in the City of Bayside was China, where 1.0% of the population, or 940 people, were born.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in the City of Bayside and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (7.3% compared to 4.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in India (0.7% compared to 2.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Vietnam (0.1% compared to 1.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in China (1.0% compared to 2.3%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 2,783 or 14.3%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 1,252 or 12.5%.

The largest changes in birthplace countries of the population in this area between 2006 and 2011 were for those born in:

  • United Kingdom (+921 persons)
  • China (+435 persons)
  • South Africa (+174 persons)
  • New Zealand (+160 persons)

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