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Keilor Park and District

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In 2016, 26% of people in Keilor Park and District, 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 Park and District. 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 Park and District'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 Park and District - Overseas born (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
Italy
33012.21.637814.82.0-48
Greece
572.11.1632.51.3-6
United Kingdom
501.91.1461.81.4+4
map this data in atlas.idMalta401.52.3301.22.9+10
map this data in atlas.idIndia351.34.8140.54.3+21
New Zealand
321.21.7200.81.3+12
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
271.01.6251.01.8+2
Germany
240.90.5220.90.6+2
map this data in atlas.idVietnam240.911.2271.19.8-3

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

Birthplace - Summary
Keilor Park and District - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born81130.147.886133.646.1-50
Non-English speaking backgrounds
71226.444.677930.443.0-67
Main English speaking countries
993.73.2823.23.1+17
Australia
1,68962.644.91,62963.646.9+60
Not stated
1967.37.4722.87.0+124

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% Greece, City of Brimbank: 1.1% United Kingdom, City of Brimbank: 1.1% Malta, City of Brimbank: 2.3% India, City of Brimbank: 4.8% New Zealand, City of Brimbank: 1.7% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, City of Brimbank: 1.6% Vietnam, City of Brimbank: 11.2% Germany, City of Brimbank: 0.5% Italy, Keilor Park and District: 12.2% Greece, Keilor Park and District: 2.1% United Kingdom, Keilor Park and District: 1.9% Malta, Keilor Park and District: 1.5% India, Keilor Park and District: 1.3% New Zealand, Keilor Park and District: 1.2% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Keilor Park and District: 1.0% Vietnam, Keilor Park and District: 0.9% Germany, Keilor Park and District: 0.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in birthplace, 2011 to 2016
Change in birthplace, 2011 to 2016 Italy, Keilor Park and District: -48 Greece, Keilor Park and District: -6 United Kingdom, Keilor Park and District: +4 Malta, Keilor Park and District: +10 India, Keilor Park and District: +21 New Zealand, Keilor Park and District: +12 Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Keilor Park and District: +2 Vietnam, Keilor Park and District: -3 Germany, Keilor Park and District: +2
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 Park and District 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, 30.1% of the population was born overseas, and 26.4% 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 Park and District was Italy, where 12.2% of the population, or 330 people, were born.

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

  • A larger percentage of people born in Italy (12.2% 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 (1.3% compared to 4.8%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas decreased by 50 or 5.8%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background decreased by 67 or 8.6%.

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

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