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In 2011, 23% of people in Keilor 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 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 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
Keilor District - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Italy
6586.52.06896.52.4-31
United Kingdom
2482.41.42822.71.6-34
Greece
1441.41.31581.51.5-14
Croatia
1341.31.51391.31.8-5
map this data in atlas.idMalta1191.22.91501.43.6-31
map this data in atlas.idVietnam1091.19.8740.79.0+35
Germany
1041.00.61141.10.7-10
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
870.91.8740.72.2+13
map this data in atlas.idIndia800.84.3820.81.8-2
Cyprus
770.80.8760.71.0+1
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
750.70.9780.71.3-3
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines710.72.9370.42.4+34
Poland
560.60.7520.50.9+4
Lebanon
520.50.4570.50.5-5
China
500.51.1440.40.7+6
Sri Lanka
480.50.7250.20.5+23
New Zealand
470.51.3650.61.1-18
Malaysia
410.40.4320.30.3+9
South Africa
380.40.1320.30.1+6
Egypt
350.30.6450.40.6-10
Hong Kong
350.30.3260.20.3+9
Netherlands
280.30.1290.30.2-1
Slovenia
210.20.1210.20.20
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Keilor District - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born2,68426.546.12,81526.743.3-131
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds2,31922.943.02,39922.840.2-80
Main English speaking countries
3653.63.14164.03.0-51
Australia
7,05869.746.97,06167.149.3-3
Not stated
3903.87.06546.27.5-264

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 Italy, City of Brimbank: 2.0% United Kingdom, City of Brimbank: 1.4% Greece, City of Brimbank: 1.3% Croatia, City of Brimbank: 1.5% Malta, City of Brimbank: 2.9% Vietnam, City of Brimbank: 9.8% Germany, City of Brimbank: 0.6% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, City of Brimbank: 1.8% India, City of Brimbank: 4.3% Cyprus, City of Brimbank: 0.8% Italy, Keilor District: 6.5% United Kingdom, Keilor District: 2.4% Greece, Keilor District: 1.4% Croatia, Keilor District: 1.3% Malta, Keilor District: 1.2% Vietnam, Keilor District: 1.1% Germany, Keilor District: 1.0% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Keilor District: 0.9% India, Keilor District: 0.8% Cyprus, Keilor District: 0.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011 Italy, Keilor District: -31 United Kingdom, Keilor District: -34 Greece, Keilor District: -14 Croatia, Keilor District: -5 Malta, Keilor District: -31 Vietnam, Keilor District: +35 Germany, Keilor District: -10 Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Keilor District: +13 India, Keilor District: -2 Cyprus, Keilor District: +1
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 Keilor District in 2011 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, 26.5% of the population was born overseas, and 22.9% 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 Keilor District was Italy, where 6.5% of the population, or 658 people, were born.

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

  • A larger percentage of people born in Italy (6.5% compared to 2.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Vietnam (1.1% compared to 9.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in India (0.8% compared to 4.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Philippines (0.7% compared to 2.9%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas decreased by 131 or 4.7%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background decreased by 80 or 3.3%.

There were no major differences in Keilor District between 2006 and 2011.

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