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In 2011, 38% of people in Ardeer, 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 Ardeer. 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, Ardeer'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
Ardeer - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idVietnam2087.49.81937.59.0+15
map this data in atlas.idMalta1304.62.91435.53.6-13
map this data in atlas.idIndia1003.54.3240.91.8+76
Poland
893.20.71144.40.9-25
Germany
572.00.6652.50.7-8
United Kingdom
562.01.4532.11.6+3
New Zealand
451.61.3331.31.1+12
China
411.51.1180.70.7+23
Italy
401.42.0441.72.4-4
Sudan
341.20.8301.20.7+4
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines291.02.9271.02.4+2
Burma (Myanmar)
260.90.330.10.0+23
Ukraine
220.80.1542.10.2-32
Bangladesh
210.70.290.30.1+12
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
210.70.9411.61.3-20
Croatia
210.71.5200.81.8+1
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Ardeer - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born1,19642.446.11,14644.543.3+50
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds1,07838.243.01,05140.840.2+27
Main English speaking countries
1184.23.1953.73.0+23
Australia
1,30046.046.91,18145.849.3+119
Not stated
32811.67.02509.77.5+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 Vietnam, City of Brimbank: 9.8% Malta, City of Brimbank: 2.9% India, City of Brimbank: 4.3% Poland, City of Brimbank: 0.7% Germany, City of Brimbank: 0.6% United Kingdom, City of Brimbank: 1.4% New Zealand, City of Brimbank: 1.3% China, City of Brimbank: 1.1% Italy, City of Brimbank: 2.0% Sudan, City of Brimbank: 0.8% Vietnam, Ardeer: 7.4% Malta, Ardeer: 4.6% India, Ardeer: 3.5% Poland, Ardeer: 3.2% Germany, Ardeer: 2.0% United Kingdom, Ardeer: 2.0% New Zealand, Ardeer: 1.6% China, Ardeer: 1.5% Italy, Ardeer: 1.4% Sudan, Ardeer: 1.2%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011 Vietnam, Ardeer: +15 Malta, Ardeer: -13 India, Ardeer: +76 Poland, Ardeer: -25 Germany, Ardeer: -8 United Kingdom, Ardeer: +3 New Zealand, Ardeer: +12 China, Ardeer: +23 Italy, Ardeer: -4 Sudan, Ardeer: +4
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 Ardeer in 2011 compared to City of Brimbank 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, 42.4% of the population was born overseas, and 38.2% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 46.1% and 43.0% respectively for City of Brimbank.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in Ardeer was Vietnam, where 7.4% of the population, or 208 people, were born.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in Ardeer and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in Poland (3.2% compared to 0.7%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Malta (4.6% compared to 2.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Vietnam (7.4% compared to 9.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Philippines (1.0% compared to 2.9%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 50 or 4.4%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 27 or 2.6%.

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

  • India (+76 persons)

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