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In 2011, 43% of people in Deer Park 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 Deer Park 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, Deer Park District'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
Deer Park District - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idVietnam3,74110.39.82,52210.09.0+1,219
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines1,9305.32.91,1224.42.4+808
map this data in atlas.idIndia1,2003.34.32871.11.8+913
map this data in atlas.idMalta8222.32.98193.23.6+3
New Zealand
8072.21.33531.41.1+454
China
5361.51.11440.60.7+392
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
4951.41.84992.02.2-4
United Kingdom
4711.31.44411.71.6+30
Bosnia and Herzegovina
4241.20.83231.30.9+101
Italy
4221.22.04841.92.4-62
Croatia
3060.81.52831.11.8+23
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
2950.80.92961.21.3-1
Sudan
2810.80.81610.60.7+120
Sri Lanka
2780.80.71360.50.5+142
East Timor
2620.70.51590.60.6+103
Greece
2310.61.32120.81.5+19
Chile
2270.60.41900.80.5+37
Cyprus
2140.60.82581.01.0-44
Turkey
1930.50.41140.50.4+79
Ethiopia
1930.50.3840.30.2+109
Pakistan
1860.50.4540.20.2+132
Fiji
1860.50.31200.50.3+66
Poland
1840.50.72070.80.9-23
Germany
1750.50.61390.50.7+36
Malaysia
1720.50.4660.30.3+106
Indonesia
1550.40.2420.20.1+113
Samoa
1440.40.2820.30.2+62
Hong Kong
1420.40.3730.30.3+69
Egypt
1410.40.6990.40.6+42
El Salvador
1410.40.31290.50.3+12
Laos
1080.30.2890.40.2+19
Thailand
960.30.2460.20.1+50
Argentina
830.20.2580.20.2+25
Lebanon
810.20.4830.30.5-2
Portugal
790.20.1930.40.2-14
Bangladesh
790.20.2130.10.1+66
Cook Islands
680.20.0110.00.0+57
Tonga
630.20.1280.10.1+35
Albania
590.20.1180.10.1+41
Singapore
570.20.1220.10.1+35
Romania
560.20.2220.10.2+34
Afghanistan
550.20.1350.10.1+20
Mauritius
520.10.1150.10.1+37
Uruguay
510.10.1320.10.1+19
Eritrea
510.10.1110.00.1+40
Cambodia
480.10.1380.20.1+10
Iraq
420.10.1100.00.1+32
United States of America
400.10.1330.10.1+7
Spain
390.10.1360.10.1+3
Netherlands
380.10.1450.20.2-7
Somalia
370.10.1130.10.1+24
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Deer Park District - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born17,07947.146.111,14444.043.3+5,935
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds15,67643.343.010,26840.640.2+5,408
Main English speaking countries
1,4033.93.18763.53.0+527
Australia
16,55845.746.912,23348.349.3+4,325
Not stated
2,6007.27.01,9347.67.5+666

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% Philippines, City of Brimbank: 2.9% India, City of Brimbank: 4.3% Malta, City of Brimbank: 2.9% New Zealand, City of Brimbank: 1.3% China, City of Brimbank: 1.1% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, City of Brimbank: 1.8% United Kingdom, City of Brimbank: 1.4% Bosnia and Herzegovina, City of Brimbank: 0.8% Italy, City of Brimbank: 2.0% Vietnam, Deer Park District: 10.3% Philippines, Deer Park District: 5.3% India, Deer Park District: 3.3% Malta, Deer Park District: 2.3% New Zealand, Deer Park District: 2.2% China, Deer Park District: 1.5% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Deer Park District: 1.4% United Kingdom, Deer Park District: 1.3% Bosnia and Herzegovina, Deer Park District: 1.2% Italy, Deer Park District: 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, Deer Park District: +1,219 Philippines, Deer Park District: +808 India, Deer Park District: +913 Malta, Deer Park District: +3 New Zealand, Deer Park District: +454 China, Deer Park District: +392 Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Deer Park District: -4 United Kingdom, Deer Park District: +30 Bosnia and Herzegovina, Deer Park District: +101 Italy, Deer Park District: -62
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 Deer Park District in 2011 compared to City of Brimbank shows that there was a larger proportion of people born overseas, and a larger proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 47.1% of the population was born overseas, and 43.3% 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 Deer Park District was Vietnam, where 10.3% of the population, or 3,741 people, were born.

The major difference between the countries of birth of the population in Deer Park District and City of Brimbank was:

  • A larger percentage of people born in Philippines (5.3% compared to 2.9%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 5,935 or 53.3%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 5,408 or 52.7%.

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

  • Vietnam (+1,219 persons)
  • India (+913 persons)
  • Philippines (+808 persons)
  • New Zealand (+454 persons)

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