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In 2011, 49% of people in Kings Park, 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 Kings Park. 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, Kings Park'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
Kings Park - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idVietnam1,06212.89.81,08312.69.0-21
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
3924.71.84495.22.2-57
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines2963.62.92422.82.4+54
map this data in atlas.idMalta2843.42.92933.43.6-9
map this data in atlas.idIndia1611.94.3871.01.8+74
Sudan
1271.50.8470.50.7+80
Bosnia and Herzegovina
1161.40.81822.10.9-66
Croatia
1151.41.51271.51.8-12
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
1101.30.91401.61.3-30
Cyprus
1031.20.81161.41.0-13
New Zealand
1011.21.3790.91.1+22
East Timor
971.20.51431.70.6-46
Greece
901.11.31141.31.5-24
United Kingdom
891.11.41061.21.6-17
Italy
710.92.0821.02.4-11
Turkey
630.80.4720.80.4-9
Chile
620.70.4800.90.5-18
Sri Lanka
570.70.7420.50.5+15
China
560.71.1590.70.7-3
Egypt
550.70.6520.60.6+3
Poland
520.60.7690.80.9-17
Ethiopia
490.60.3260.30.2+23
Germany
440.50.6590.70.7-15
Laos
400.50.2490.60.2-9
Lebanon
380.50.4450.50.5-7
El Salvador
340.40.3370.40.3-3
Samoa
340.40.2290.30.2+5
Pakistan
290.30.4130.20.2+16
Portugal
270.30.1210.20.2+6
Iraq
220.30.1160.20.1+6
Romania
210.30.2170.20.2+4
Argentina
210.30.2250.30.2-4
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Kings Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born4,28151.646.14,30450.243.3-23
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds4,07849.243.04,10347.940.2-25
Main English speaking countries
2032.43.12012.33.0+2
Australia
3,33840.346.93,56741.649.3-229
Not stated
6738.17.07008.27.5-27

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 Vietnam, City of Brimbank: 9.8% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, City of Brimbank: 1.8% Philippines, City of Brimbank: 2.9% Malta, City of Brimbank: 2.9% India, City of Brimbank: 4.3% Sudan, City of Brimbank: 0.8% Bosnia and Herzegovina, City of Brimbank: 0.8% Croatia, City of Brimbank: 1.5% Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), City of Brimbank: 0.9% Cyprus, City of Brimbank: 0.8% Vietnam, Kings Park: 12.8% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kings Park: 4.7% Philippines, Kings Park: 3.6% Malta, Kings Park: 3.4% India, Kings Park: 1.9% Sudan, Kings Park: 1.5% Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kings Park: 1.4% Croatia, Kings Park: 1.4% Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), Kings Park: 1.3% Cyprus, Kings Park: 1.2%
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 Vietnam, Kings Park: -21 Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kings Park: -57 Philippines, Kings Park: +54 Malta, Kings Park: -9 India, Kings Park: +74 Sudan, Kings Park: +80 Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kings Park: -66 Croatia, Kings Park: -12 Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), Kings Park: -30 Cyprus, Kings Park: -13
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 Kings Park in 2011 compared to City of Brimbank shows that there was a larger proportion of people born overseas, as well as a larger proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 51.6% of the population was born overseas, and 49.2% 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 Kings Park was Vietnam, where 12.8% of the population, or 1,062 people, were born.

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

  • A larger percentage of people born in Vietnam (12.8% compared to 9.8%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (4.7% compared to 1.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in India (1.9% compared to 4.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Italy (0.9% compared to 2.0%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas decreased by 23 or 0.5%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background decreased by 25 or 0.6%.

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

  • Sudan (+80 persons)
  • India (+74 persons)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina (-66 persons)
  • Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (-57 persons)

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