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In 2011, 54% of people in St Albans (East), 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 St Albans (East). 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, St Albans (East)'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
St Albans (East) - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idVietnam3,84617.99.83,27715.89.0+569
map this data in atlas.idIndia1,2415.84.32971.41.8+944
map this data in atlas.idMalta9474.42.91,1835.73.6-236
Croatia
6212.91.57553.61.8-134
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines5072.42.94882.32.4+19
Greece
3131.51.33491.71.5-36
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
2991.41.83701.82.2-71
Italy
2691.32.03181.52.4-49
Sudan
2661.20.83071.50.7-41
Bosnia and Herzegovina
2451.10.83531.70.9-108
New Zealand
2451.11.31940.91.1+51
China
2341.11.11720.80.7+62
Germany
2291.10.62961.40.7-67
United Kingdom
2211.01.42471.21.6-26
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
2141.00.93191.51.3-105
Poland
1650.80.72341.10.9-69
Egypt
1190.60.61240.60.6-5
Cyprus
1170.50.81410.71.0-24
Sri Lanka
1040.50.7910.40.5+13
Lebanon
920.40.41250.60.5-33
Chile
840.40.4950.50.5-11
El Salvador
790.40.3780.40.3+1
Hong Kong
780.40.3520.30.3+26
Pakistan
740.30.4380.20.2+36
Samoa
680.30.2510.20.2+17
Ethiopia
640.30.3410.20.2+23
Slovenia
610.30.1630.30.2-2
Netherlands
580.30.1720.30.2-14
Malaysia
550.30.4470.20.3+8
Austria
510.20.1590.30.1-8
Turkey
500.20.4900.40.4-40
Romania
470.20.2470.20.20
Fiji
460.20.3550.30.3-9
Nepal
440.20.260.00.0+38
Bangladesh
430.20.2210.10.1+22
Uruguay
370.20.1410.20.1-4
Liberia
320.10.180.00.0+24
Ukraine
320.10.1580.30.2-26
Thailand
320.10.2350.20.1-3
East Timor
290.10.5400.20.6-11
Argentina
280.10.2370.20.2-9
Burma (Myanmar)
280.10.340.00.0+24
Cambodia
270.10.1330.20.1-6
Portugal
240.10.1300.10.2-6
Hungary
220.10.1300.10.1-8
France
220.10.1130.10.1+9
Indonesia
220.10.2250.10.1-3
Uganda
220.10.070.00.0+15
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
St Albans (East) - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born12,06256.346.111,35854.743.3+704
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds11,54153.843.010,87952.440.2+662
Main English speaking countries
5212.43.14792.33.0+42
Australia
7,46234.846.97,89638.049.3-434
Not stated
1,9148.97.01,5167.37.5+398

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% India, City of Brimbank: 4.3% Malta, City of Brimbank: 2.9% Croatia, City of Brimbank: 1.5% Philippines, City of Brimbank: 2.9% Greece, City of Brimbank: 1.3% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, City of Brimbank: 1.8% Italy, City of Brimbank: 2.0% Sudan, City of Brimbank: 0.8% Bosnia and Herzegovina, City of Brimbank: 0.8% Vietnam, St Albans (East): 17.9% India, St Albans (East): 5.8% Malta, St Albans (East): 4.4% Croatia, St Albans (East): 2.9% Philippines, St Albans (East): 2.4% Greece, St Albans (East): 1.5% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, St Albans (East): 1.4% Italy, St Albans (East): 1.3% Sudan, St Albans (East): 1.2% Bosnia and Herzegovina, St Albans (East): 1.1%
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, St Albans (East): +569 India, St Albans (East): +944 Malta, St Albans (East): -236 Croatia, St Albans (East): -134 Philippines, St Albans (East): +19 Greece, St Albans (East): -36 Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, St Albans (East): -71 Italy, St Albans (East): -49 Sudan, St Albans (East): -41 Bosnia and Herzegovina, St Albans (East): -108
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 St Albans (East) 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, 56.3% of the population was born overseas, and 53.8% 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 St Albans (East) was Vietnam, where 17.9% of the population, or 3,846 people, were born.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in St Albans (East) and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in Vietnam (17.9% compared to 9.8%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in India (5.8% compared to 4.3%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Malta (4.4% compared to 2.9%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Croatia (2.9% compared to 1.5%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 704 or 6.2%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 662 or 6.1%.

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

  • India (+944 persons)
  • Vietnam (+569 persons)
  • Malta (-236 persons)
  • Croatia (-134 persons)

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