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In 2011, 4% of people in Benalla Rural City, 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 Benalla Rural City. 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, Benalla Rural City'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
Benalla Rural City - Overseas born (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Regional VIC %Number%Regional VIC %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
3882.83.53782.83.5+10
New Zealand
1050.81.0900.70.9+15
map this data in atlas.idGermany1040.80.5950.70.5+9
map this data in atlas.idNetherlands660.50.6570.40.6+9
India
500.40.4250.20.2+25
Philippines
300.20.3170.10.2+13
Italy
290.20.6300.20.7-1
United States of America
220.20.2230.20.2-1
South Africa
210.20.240.00.2+17
Austria
200.10.1210.20.1-1
Ireland
200.10.2200.10.10

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

Birthplace - Summary
Benalla Rural City - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Regional VIC %Number%Regional VIC %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born1,0837.910.61,0327.610.1+51
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds5243.85.55093.85.2+15
Main English speaking countries
5594.15.15233.94.9+36
Australia
11,98087.884.311,83587.584.3+145
Not stated
5784.25.06604.95.6-82

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, Regional VIC: 3.5% New Zealand, Regional VIC: 1.0% Germany, Regional VIC: 0.5% Netherlands, Regional VIC: 0.6% India, Regional VIC: 0.4% Philippines, Regional VIC: 0.3% Italy, Regional VIC: 0.6% United States of America, Regional VIC: 0.2% South Africa, Regional VIC: 0.2% Austria, Regional VIC: 0.1% United Kingdom, Benalla Rural City: 2.8% New Zealand, Benalla Rural City: 0.8% Germany, Benalla Rural City: 0.8% Netherlands, Benalla Rural City: 0.5% India, Benalla Rural City: 0.4% Philippines, Benalla Rural City: 0.2% Italy, Benalla Rural City: 0.2% United States of America, Benalla Rural City: 0.2% South Africa, Benalla Rural City: 0.2% Austria, Benalla Rural City: 0.1%
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, Benalla Rural City: +10 New Zealand, Benalla Rural City: +15 Germany, Benalla Rural City: +9 Netherlands, Benalla Rural City: +9 India, Benalla Rural City: +25 Philippines, Benalla Rural City: +13 Italy, Benalla Rural City: -1 United States of America, Benalla Rural City: -1 South Africa, Benalla Rural City: +17 Austria, Benalla Rural City: -1
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 Benalla Rural City in 2011 compared to Regional VIC 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, 7.9% of the population was born overseas, and 3.8% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 10.6% and 5.5% respectively for Regional VIC.

There were no major differences between Benalla Rural City and Regional VIC in 2011.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 51 or 4.9%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 15 or 2.9%.

There were no major differences in Benalla Rural City between 2006 and 2011.

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