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In 2011, 41% of people in Deer Park, 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 Deer Park. 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, Deer Park'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
Deer Park - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idVietnam1,1246.99.87946.59.0+330
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines7504.62.93693.02.4+380
map this data in atlas.idIndia5783.54.3950.81.8+483
map this data in atlas.idMalta4843.02.94984.13.6-15
New Zealand
4412.71.31601.31.1+280
Italy
3041.92.03452.82.4-41
China
3021.81.1490.40.7+253
United Kingdom
2871.81.42932.41.6-6
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
2021.21.82221.82.2-20
Croatia
1410.91.51411.21.80
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
1390.80.91511.21.3-12
Sri Lanka
1310.80.7610.50.5+70
Cyprus
1280.80.81551.31.0-27
Chile
1160.70.4880.70.5+28
Ethiopia
1120.70.3470.40.2+65
Greece
1100.71.31030.81.5+6
Pakistan
1090.70.4100.10.2+99
Sudan
1010.60.8720.60.7+29
Poland
990.60.71251.00.9-26
Bosnia and Herzegovina
940.60.8870.70.9+7
Germany
910.60.6860.70.7+6
Turkey
870.50.4530.40.4+34
El Salvador
770.50.3680.60.3+9
Samoa
740.50.2390.30.2+35
Malaysia
710.40.4150.10.3+56
Egypt
620.40.6430.40.6+19
Fiji
560.30.3380.30.3+18
Indonesia
550.30.2160.10.1+40
East Timor
540.30.5210.20.6+33
Portugal
480.30.1610.50.2-13
Afghanistan
440.30.1250.20.1+19
Lebanon
440.30.4480.40.5-4
Cook Islands
400.20.000.00.0+40
Thailand
380.20.2140.10.1+24
Argentina
360.20.2210.20.2+15
Bangladesh
360.20.230.00.1+33
Hong Kong
350.20.3160.10.3+19
Tonga
340.20.1220.20.1+13
Singapore
290.20.160.10.1+23
Ireland
260.20.1230.20.1+3
Albania
240.10.190.10.1+15
Mauritius
230.10.160.00.1+17
Uruguay
230.10.1150.10.1+8
Somalia
230.10.190.10.1+14
Laos
230.10.2160.10.2+8
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Deer Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born7,42145.346.14,86139.943.3+2,559
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds6,63340.543.04,36035.840.2+2,273
Main English speaking countries
7874.83.15014.13.0+286
Australia
7,50245.846.96,38752.449.3+1,115
Not stated
1,4498.87.09347.77.5+515

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% Philippines, City of Brimbank: 2.9% India, City of Brimbank: 4.3% Malta, City of Brimbank: 2.9% New Zealand, City of Brimbank: 1.3% Italy, City of Brimbank: 2.0% China, City of Brimbank: 1.1% United Kingdom, City of Brimbank: 1.4% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, City of Brimbank: 1.8% Croatia, City of Brimbank: 1.5% Vietnam, Deer Park: 6.9% Philippines, Deer Park: 4.6% India, Deer Park: 3.5% Malta, Deer Park: 3.0% New Zealand, Deer Park: 2.7% Italy, Deer Park: 1.9% China, Deer Park: 1.8% United Kingdom, Deer Park: 1.8% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Deer Park: 1.2% Croatia, Deer Park: 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 Vietnam, Deer Park: +330 Philippines, Deer Park: +380 India, Deer Park: +483 Malta, Deer Park: -15 New Zealand, Deer Park: +280 Italy, Deer Park: -41 China, Deer Park: +253 United Kingdom, Deer Park: -6 Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Deer Park: -20 Croatia, Deer Park: 0
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 Deer Park 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, 45.3% of the population was born overseas, and 40.5% 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 Deer Park was Vietnam, where 6.9% of the population, or 1,124 people, were born.

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

  • A larger percentage of people born in Philippines (4.6% compared to 2.9%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in New Zealand (2.7% compared to 1.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Vietnam (6.9% compared to 9.8%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 2,560 or 52.7%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 2,273 or 52.1%.

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

  • India (+483 persons)
  • Philippines (+380 persons)
  • Vietnam (+330 persons)
  • New Zealand (+280 persons)

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