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In 2016, 15% 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.

Please note: Due to changes in ABS rules around perturbation and additivity of data to protect the confidentiality of individuals in 2016, counts of individual birthplace groups and totals derived from them may differ slightly from those published by the ABS. For more information see notes on data confidentiality.

Derived from the Census question:

'In which country was the person born?'

Total population

Birthplace - Ranked by size
Keilor - Overseas born (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
Italy
1883.31.62053.62.0-17
United Kingdom
1472.61.11652.91.4-19
Croatia
681.21.2731.31.5-6
map this data in atlas.idIndia520.94.8450.84.3+7
map this data in atlas.idVietnam520.911.2611.19.8-8
Germany
480.90.5671.20.6-19
Greece
430.81.1591.01.3-16
map this data in atlas.idMalta430.82.3460.82.9-3
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
400.70.8490.90.9-9
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
370.71.6470.81.8-10
Cyprus
350.60.7641.10.8-29
Lebanon
330.60.4250.40.4+8
China
310.51.2380.71.1-7
New Zealand
300.51.7230.41.3+7
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines270.53.0410.72.9-14
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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)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born1,06218.847.81,33323.046.1-272
Non-English speaking backgrounds
86215.344.61,11319.243.0-251
Main English speaking countries
2003.53.22203.83.1-20
Australia
4,30076.144.94,20872.746.9+92
Not stated
2865.17.42474.37.0+39

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Birthplace, 2016
Birthplace, 2016 Italy, City of Brimbank: 1.6% United Kingdom, City of Brimbank: 1.1% Croatia, City of Brimbank: 1.2% Vietnam, City of Brimbank: 11.2% India, City of Brimbank: 4.8% Germany, City of Brimbank: 0.5% Malta, City of Brimbank: 2.3% Greece, City of Brimbank: 1.1% Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), City of Brimbank: 0.8% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, City of Brimbank: 1.6% Italy, Keilor: 3.3% United Kingdom, Keilor: 2.6% Croatia, Keilor: 1.2% Vietnam, Keilor: 0.9% India, Keilor: 0.9% Germany, Keilor: 0.9% Malta, Keilor: 0.8% Greece, Keilor: 0.8% Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), Keilor: 0.7% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Keilor: 0.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
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Change in birthplace, 2011 to 2016
Change in birthplace, 2011 to 2016 Italy, Keilor: -17 United Kingdom, Keilor: -19 Croatia, Keilor: -6 Vietnam, Keilor: -8 India, Keilor: +7 Germany, Keilor: -19 Malta, Keilor: -3 Greece, Keilor: -16 Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), Keilor: -9 Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Keilor: -10
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 2016 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, 18.8% of the population was born overseas, and 15.3% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 47.8% and 44.6% respectively for City of Brimbank.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in Keilor was Italy, where 3.3% of the population, or 188 people, were born.

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

  • A larger percentage of people born in Italy (3.3% compared to 1.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Vietnam (0.9% compared to 11.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in India (0.9% compared to 4.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Philippines (0.5% compared to 3.0%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas decreased by 271 or 20.3%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background decreased by 251 or 22.6%.

There were no major differences in Keilor between 2011 and 2016.

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