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In 2011, 19% of people in Keilor, 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 Keilor. 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, Keilor'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
Keilor - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Italy
2063.62.02063.42.40
United Kingdom
1662.91.41883.11.6-22
Croatia
741.31.5781.31.8-4
Germany
681.20.6731.20.7-5
Cyprus
641.10.8460.81.0+19
map this data in atlas.idVietnam611.19.8430.79.0+18
Greece
591.01.3711.21.5-12
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
500.90.9430.71.3+7
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
480.81.8390.72.2+9
map this data in atlas.idMalta470.82.9571.03.6-10
map this data in atlas.idIndia460.84.3480.81.8-2
Poland
440.80.7250.40.9+19
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines410.72.9250.42.4+17
China
380.71.1280.50.7+10
Lebanon
250.40.4230.40.5+2
Hong Kong
240.40.3180.30.3+6
New Zealand
230.41.3350.61.1-12
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Keilor - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born1,33423.046.11,34622.443.3-12
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds1,11319.243.01,07818.040.2+35
Main English speaking countries
2213.83.12694.53.0-48
Australia
4,20872.746.94,28871.449.3-80
Not stated
2484.37.03676.17.5-120

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 Italy, City of Brimbank: 2.0% United Kingdom, City of Brimbank: 1.4% Croatia, City of Brimbank: 1.5% Germany, City of Brimbank: 0.6% Cyprus, City of Brimbank: 0.8% Vietnam, City of Brimbank: 9.8% Greece, City of Brimbank: 1.3% Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), City of Brimbank: 0.9% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, City of Brimbank: 1.8% Malta, City of Brimbank: 2.9% Italy, Keilor: 3.6% United Kingdom, Keilor: 2.9% Croatia, Keilor: 1.3% Germany, Keilor: 1.2% Cyprus, Keilor: 1.1% Vietnam, Keilor: 1.1% Greece, Keilor: 1.0% Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), Keilor: 0.9% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Keilor: 0.8% Malta, Keilor: 0.8%
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 Italy, Keilor: 0 United Kingdom, Keilor: -22 Croatia, Keilor: -4 Germany, Keilor: -5 Cyprus, Keilor: +19 Vietnam, Keilor: +18 Greece, Keilor: -12 Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), Keilor: +7 Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Keilor: +9 Malta, Keilor: -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 Keilor 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, 23.0% of the population was born overseas, and 19.2% 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 Keilor was Italy, where 3.6% of the population, or 206 people, were born.

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

  • A smaller percentage of people born in Vietnam (1.1% compared to 9.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in India (0.8% compared to 4.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Philippines (0.7% compared to 2.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Malta (0.8% compared to 2.9%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas decreased by 12 or 0.9%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 35 or 3.2%.

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

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