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In 2011, 26% of people in Hillside, 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 Hillside. 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, Hillside'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
Hillside - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idIndia393.24.3201.71.8+19
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines393.22.9292.52.4+10
Sri Lanka
292.40.7181.60.5+11
New Zealand
231.91.3232.01.10
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
201.71.8100.92.2+10

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

Birthplace - Summary
Hillside - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born36230.146.131527.543.3+47
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds31826.443.026923.540.2+49
Main English speaking countries
443.73.1464.03.0-2
Australia
76863.846.973464.149.3+34
Not stated
746.17.0968.47.5-22

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% India, City of Brimbank: 4.3% Sri Lanka, City of Brimbank: 0.7% New Zealand, City of Brimbank: 1.3% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, City of Brimbank: 1.8% Philippines, Hillside: 3.2% India, Hillside: 3.2% Sri Lanka, Hillside: 2.4% New Zealand, Hillside: 1.9% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Hillside: 1.7%
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 Philippines, Hillside: +10 India, Hillside: +19 Sri Lanka, Hillside: +11 New Zealand, Hillside: 0 Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Hillside: +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 Hillside 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, 30.1% of the population was born overseas, and 26.4% 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 Hillside and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in Sri Lanka (2.4% compared to 0.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in India (3.2% compared to 4.3%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 47 or 14.9%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 49 or 18.2%.

There were no major differences in Hillside between 2006 and 2011.

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