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In 2011, 43% of people in Derrimut, 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 Derrimut. 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, Derrimut'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
Derrimut - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines5178.62.91499.92.4+368
map this data in atlas.idVietnam4818.09.81338.89.0+348
map this data in atlas.idIndia2794.74.3322.11.8+247
New Zealand
1813.01.3442.91.1+137
China
1151.91.160.40.7+109
Sudan
1001.70.890.60.7+91
East Timor
791.30.5312.10.6+48
Sri Lanka
681.10.7130.90.5+55
Indonesia
671.10.2100.70.1+57
Ethiopia
581.00.3130.90.2+45
United Kingdom
510.91.4151.01.6+36
Bosnia and Herzegovina
490.80.850.30.9+44
Malaysia
480.80.470.50.3+41
Fiji
430.70.3181.20.3+25
Hong Kong
420.70.330.20.3+39
map this data in atlas.idMalta370.62.9120.83.6+25
Chile
310.50.4191.30.5+12
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
300.51.870.52.2+23
Thailand
290.50.270.50.1+22
El Salvador
290.50.3201.30.3+9
Pakistan
280.50.450.30.2+23
Turkey
270.50.400.00.4+27
Croatia
240.41.580.51.8+16
Samoa
240.40.2100.70.2+14
Laos
220.40.2161.10.2+6
Romania
210.40.200.00.2+21
Egypt
210.40.600.00.6+21
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Derrimut - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born2,83847.446.167644.943.3+2,162
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds2,58243.243.061440.740.2+1,968
Main English speaking countries
2564.33.1624.13.0+194
Australia
2,78146.546.970947.049.3+2,072
Not stated
3636.17.01228.17.5+241

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 Philippines, City of Brimbank: 2.9% Vietnam, City of Brimbank: 9.8% India, City of Brimbank: 4.3% New Zealand, City of Brimbank: 1.3% China, City of Brimbank: 1.1% Sudan, City of Brimbank: 0.8% East Timor, City of Brimbank: 0.5% Sri Lanka, City of Brimbank: 0.7% Indonesia, City of Brimbank: 0.2% Ethiopia, City of Brimbank: 0.3% Philippines, Derrimut: 8.6% Vietnam, Derrimut: 8.0% India, Derrimut: 4.7% New Zealand, Derrimut: 3.0% China, Derrimut: 1.9% Sudan, Derrimut: 1.7% East Timor, Derrimut: 1.3% Sri Lanka, Derrimut: 1.1% Indonesia, Derrimut: 1.1% Ethiopia, Derrimut: 1.0%
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 Philippines, Derrimut: +368 Vietnam, Derrimut: +348 India, Derrimut: +247 New Zealand, Derrimut: +137 China, Derrimut: +109 Sudan, Derrimut: +91 East Timor, Derrimut: +48 Sri Lanka, Derrimut: +55 Indonesia, Derrimut: +57 Ethiopia, Derrimut: +45
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 Derrimut in 2011 compared to City of Brimbank shows that there was a larger proportion of people born overseas, and a larger proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 47.4% of the population was born overseas, and 43.2% 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 Derrimut and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in Philippines (8.6% compared to 2.9%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in New Zealand (3.0% compared to 1.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Malta (0.6% compared to 2.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Vietnam (8.0% compared to 9.8%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 2,162 or 319.8%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 1,968 or 320.5%.

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

  • Philippines (+368 persons)
  • Vietnam (+348 persons)
  • India (+247 persons)
  • New Zealand (+137 persons)

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