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In 2011, 42% of people in Delahey, 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 Delahey. 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, Delahey'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
Delahey - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idVietnam5096.09.85976.89.0-88
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines4705.62.94885.62.4-18
map this data in atlas.idIndia3133.74.31772.01.8+136
East Timor
3043.60.53433.90.6-39
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
2573.01.82703.12.2-13
map this data in atlas.idMalta2412.92.92613.03.6-20
New Zealand
1161.41.3590.71.1+57
Cyprus
1081.30.81281.51.0-20
Croatia
1071.31.51281.51.8-21
Italy
921.12.0820.92.4+10
Poland
921.10.71101.30.9-18
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
760.90.91051.21.3-29
Sri Lanka
730.90.7640.70.5+9
United Kingdom
700.81.4820.91.6-12
Bosnia and Herzegovina
620.70.8921.10.9-30
Laos
610.70.2540.60.2+7
Greece
600.71.3861.01.5-26
Ukraine
550.70.1390.40.2+16
China
460.51.1300.30.7+16
Chile
450.50.4520.60.5-7
Turkey
390.50.4460.50.4-7
Lebanon
380.50.4580.70.5-20
Egypt
350.40.6510.60.6-16
Germany
300.40.6290.30.7+1
Fiji
290.30.3220.30.3+7
Iraq
250.30.1170.20.1+8
El Salvador
230.30.3200.20.3+3
South Africa
220.30.1220.30.10
Pakistan
210.20.4260.30.2-5
Samoa
200.20.2170.20.2+3
Malaysia
200.20.4110.10.3+9
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Delahey - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born3,81345.246.13,90144.843.3-88
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds3,57542.443.03,71942.740.2-144
Main English speaking countries
2382.83.11822.13.0+56
Australia
4,06248.246.94,22548.549.3-163
Not stated
5526.67.05916.87.5-39

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% East Timor, City of Brimbank: 0.5% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, City of Brimbank: 1.8% Malta, City of Brimbank: 2.9% New Zealand, City of Brimbank: 1.3% Cyprus, City of Brimbank: 0.8% Croatia, City of Brimbank: 1.5% Italy, City of Brimbank: 2.0% Vietnam, Delahey: 6.0% Philippines, Delahey: 5.6% India, Delahey: 3.7% East Timor, Delahey: 3.6% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Delahey: 3.0% Malta, Delahey: 2.9% New Zealand, Delahey: 1.4% Cyprus, Delahey: 1.3% Croatia, Delahey: 1.3% Italy, Delahey: 1.1%
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 Vietnam, Delahey: -88 Philippines, Delahey: -18 India, Delahey: +136 East Timor, Delahey: -39 Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Delahey: -13 Malta, Delahey: -20 New Zealand, Delahey: +57 Cyprus, Delahey: -20 Croatia, Delahey: -21 Italy, Delahey: +10
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 Delahey 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, 45.2% of the population was born overseas, and 42.4% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 46.1% and 43.0% respectively for City of Brimbank.

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

  • A larger percentage of people born in East Timor (3.6% compared to 0.5%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Philippines (5.6% compared to 2.9%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (3.0% compared to 1.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Vietnam (6.0% compared to 9.8%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas decreased by 88 or 2.3%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background decreased by 144 or 3.9%.

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

  • India (+136 persons)
  • Vietnam (-88 persons)
  • New Zealand (+57 persons)

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