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In 2011, 23% of people in Deepdene, 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 Deepdene. 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, Deepdene'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
Deepdene - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Boroondara %Number%City of Boroondara %2006 to 2011
China1386.94.2472.92.7+92
United Kingdom502.53.8774.83.9-27
Malaysia462.31.8352.21.7+11
India371.82.2201.21.7+17
Italy291.41.1161.01.3+13
Hong Kong271.41.0311.91.1-4
New Zealand251.21.7271.71.5-2
Taiwan231.10.5322.00.5-9
Greece201.01.1211.31.3-2

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

Birthplace - Summary
Deepdene - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Boroondara %Number%City of Boroondara %2006 to 2011
Total overseas born56928.328.243327.225.5+137
Non-English speaking backgrounds46923.320.831319.718.4+157
Main English speaking countries1005.07.41207.57.1-20
Australia1,33066.067.71,12070.468.9+210
Not stated1165.74.1382.45.6+78

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 China, City of Boroondara: 4.2% United Kingdom, City of Boroondara: 3.8% Malaysia, City of Boroondara: 1.8% India, City of Boroondara: 2.2% Italy, City of Boroondara: 1.1% Hong Kong, City of Boroondara: 1.0% New Zealand, City of Boroondara: 1.7% Taiwan, City of Boroondara: 0.5% Greece, City of Boroondara: 1.1% China, Deepdene: 6.9% United Kingdom, Deepdene: 2.5% Malaysia, Deepdene: 2.3% India, Deepdene: 1.8% Italy, Deepdene: 1.4% Hong Kong, Deepdene: 1.4% New Zealand, Deepdene: 1.2% Taiwan, Deepdene: 1.1% Greece, Deepdene: 1.0%
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 China, Deepdene: +92 United Kingdom, Deepdene: -27 Malaysia, Deepdene: +11 India, Deepdene: +17 Italy, Deepdene: +13 Hong Kong, Deepdene: -4 New Zealand, Deepdene: -2 Taiwan, Deepdene: -9 Greece, Deepdene: -2
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 Deepdene in 2011 compared to the City of Boroondara shows that there was a similar proportion of people born overseas, and a similar proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 28.3% of the population was born overseas, and 23.3% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 28.2% and 20.8% respectively for the City of Boroondara.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in Deepdene was China, where 6.9% of the population, or 138 people, were born.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in Deepdene and the City of Boroondara were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in China (6.9% compared to 4.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (2.5% compared to 3.8%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 136 or 31.4%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 156 or 49.8%.

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

  • China (+92 persons)

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