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Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre

Birthplace

In 2011, 22% of people in Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre, 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 Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre. 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, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre'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
Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
1044.47.3974.56.5+7
map this data in atlas.idChina632.61.0200.90.6+42
India
572.40.7432.00.6+13
New Zealand
431.81.9341.51.8+10
Sri Lanka
361.50.3221.00.3+14
Greece
311.30.8311.40.90
Poland
291.20.6301.40.6-1
Ukraine
251.10.4211.00.3+4
map this data in atlas.idSouth Africa210.91.1120.51.0+9

Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born72430.424.356526.122.2+159
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds52822.212.340718.811.4+121
Main English speaking countries
1968.212.01587.310.8+38
Australia
1,57266.170.81,43666.471.7+136
Not stated
843.54.91637.56.2-79

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, City of Bayside: 7.3% China, City of Bayside: 1.0% India, City of Bayside: 0.7% New Zealand, City of Bayside: 1.9% Sri Lanka, City of Bayside: 0.3% Greece, City of Bayside: 0.8% Poland, City of Bayside: 0.6% Ukraine, City of Bayside: 0.4% South Africa, City of Bayside: 1.1% United Kingdom, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 4.4% China, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 2.6% India, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 2.4% New Zealand, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 1.8% Sri Lanka, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 1.5% Greece, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 1.3% Poland, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 1.2% Ukraine, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 1.1% South Africa, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 0.9%
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, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +7 China, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +42 India, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +13 New Zealand, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +10 Sri Lanka, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +14 Greece, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 0 Poland, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: -1 Ukraine, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +4 South Africa, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +9
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 Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre in 2011 compared to City of Bayside shows that there was a larger proportion of people born overseas, as well as a larger proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 30.4% of the population was born overseas, and 22.2% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 24.3% and 12.3% respectively for City of Bayside.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre and City of Bayside were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in India (2.4% compared to 0.7%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in China (2.6% compared to 1.0%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Sri Lanka (1.5% compared to 0.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (4.4% compared to 7.3%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 159 or 28.1%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 121 or 29.7%.

There were no major differences in Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre between 2006 and 2011.

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