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Benalla Rural City

Birthplace

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

In 2016, 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.

Please note: Due to changes in ABS rules around perturbation and additivity of data to protect the confidentiality of individuals in 2016, counts of individual birthplace groups and totals derived from them may differ slightly from those published by the ABS. For more information see notes on data confidentiality.

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)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%Regional VIC %Number%Regional VIC %2011 to 2016
United Kingdom
3862.83.23882.83.5-2
map this data in atlas.idGermany970.70.41040.80.5-7
New Zealand
920.71.01050.81.0-13
map this data in atlas.idNetherlands750.50.5660.50.6+9
India
560.40.6500.40.4+6
Philippines
350.30.4300.20.3+5
United States of America
280.20.2220.20.2+6
Italy
280.20.5290.20.6-1
China
260.20.3160.10.2+10
Ireland
210.20.2200.10.2+1

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)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%Regional VIC %Number%Regional VIC %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born1,0627.711.01,0837.910.6-21
Non-English speaking backgrounds
5163.76.15243.85.5-8
Main English speaking countries
5463.94.95594.15.1-13
Australia
11,45582.880.711,98087.884.3-525
Not stated
1,3209.58.35784.25.0+742

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Birthplace, 2016
Birthplace, 2016 United Kingdom, Regional VIC: 3.2% Germany, Regional VIC: 0.4% New Zealand, Regional VIC: 1.0% Netherlands, Regional VIC: 0.5% India, Regional VIC: 0.6% Philippines, Regional VIC: 0.4% United States of America, Regional VIC: 0.2% Italy, Regional VIC: 0.5% China, Regional VIC: 0.3% Ireland, Regional VIC: 0.2% United Kingdom, Benalla Rural City: 2.8% Germany, Benalla Rural City: 0.7% New Zealand, Benalla Rural City: 0.7% Netherlands, Benalla Rural City: 0.5% India, Benalla Rural City: 0.4% Philippines, Benalla Rural City: 0.3% United States of America, Benalla Rural City: 0.2% Italy, Benalla Rural City: 0.2% China, Benalla Rural City: 0.2% Ireland, Benalla Rural City: 0.2%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in birthplace, 2011 to 2016
Change in birthplace, 2011 to 2016 United Kingdom, Benalla Rural City: -2 Germany, Benalla Rural City: -7 New Zealand, Benalla Rural City: -13 Netherlands, Benalla Rural City: +9 India, Benalla Rural City: +6 Philippines, Benalla Rural City: +5 United States of America, Benalla Rural City: +6 Italy, Benalla Rural City: -1 China, Benalla Rural City: +10 Ireland, Benalla Rural City: +1
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 2016 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, 7.7% of the population was born overseas, and 3.7% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 11.0% and 6.1% respectively for Regional VIC.

There were no major differences between Benalla Rural City and Regional VIC in 2016.

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas decreased by 21 or 1.9%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background decreased by 8 or 1.5%.

There were no major differences in Benalla Rural City between 2011 and 2016.

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