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Horseshoe Bend Ward

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

In 2016, 44% of people in Horseshoe Bend Ward, 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 Horseshoe Bend Ward. 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, Horseshoe Bend Ward'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
Horseshoe Bend Ward - Overseas born (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idVietnam4,89515.411.24,13513.29.8+761
map this data in atlas.idIndia1,5454.94.81,3474.34.3+198
map this data in atlas.idMalta8352.62.31,0593.42.9-225
Italy
7182.31.68462.72.0-129
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines6552.13.06091.92.9+46
New Zealand
5581.81.73111.01.3+246
Croatia
5351.71.27262.31.5-190
Greece
3951.21.14431.41.3-48
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
3661.21.64151.31.8-49
United Kingdom
3611.11.14551.51.4-94
Pakistan
2900.90.9840.30.4+207
China
2530.81.22770.91.1-24
Germany
2330.70.53321.10.6-99
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
2300.70.82690.90.9-39
Bosnia and Herzegovina
2110.70.62650.80.8-54
Samoa
2060.60.4790.30.2+127
Sudan
1800.60.62750.90.8-96
Sri Lanka
1580.51.01490.50.7+8
Lebanon
1520.50.41450.50.4+7
Egypt
1490.50.51730.60.6-23
Cyprus
1400.40.71820.60.8-41
Poland
1270.40.52110.70.7-85
Ethiopia
1090.30.5730.20.3+36
Chile
1010.30.41210.40.4-20
Turkey
800.30.3620.20.4+18
Iraq
750.20.2370.10.1+38
Iran
740.20.3250.10.1+49
Hong Kong
730.20.31060.30.3-34
Thailand
640.20.3430.10.2+22
Malaysia
580.20.51060.30.4-48
Fiji
530.20.3650.20.3-12
Liberia
490.20.1350.10.1+14
El Salvador
490.20.3790.30.3-30
Nepal
440.10.3440.10.20
Burma (Myanmar)
420.10.8310.10.3+11
Austria
410.10.1690.20.1-28
Argentina
400.10.2530.20.2-13
Kenya
380.10.1230.10.1+15
Slovenia
380.10.1770.20.1-39
Nigeria
330.10.1120.00.0+21
Uruguay
330.10.1470.10.1-14
Syria
320.10.1390.10.1-8
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Horseshoe Bend Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born14,96647.147.814,95247.746.1+14
Non-English speaking backgrounds
13,97944.044.614,09144.943.0-112
Main English speaking countries
9873.13.28602.73.1+126
Australia
14,24344.844.914,06644.846.9+177
Not stated
2,5978.27.42,3597.57.0+238

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 Vietnam, City of Brimbank: 11.2% India, City of Brimbank: 4.8% Malta, City of Brimbank: 2.3% Italy, City of Brimbank: 1.6% Philippines, City of Brimbank: 3.0% New Zealand, City of Brimbank: 1.7% Croatia, City of Brimbank: 1.2% Greece, City of Brimbank: 1.1% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, City of Brimbank: 1.6% United Kingdom, City of Brimbank: 1.1% Vietnam, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 15.4% India, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 4.9% Malta, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 2.6% Italy, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 2.3% Philippines, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 2.1% New Zealand, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 1.8% Croatia, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 1.7% Greece, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 1.2% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 1.2% United Kingdom, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 1.1%
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 Vietnam, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +761 India, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +198 Malta, Horseshoe Bend Ward: -225 Italy, Horseshoe Bend Ward: -129 Philippines, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +46 New Zealand, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +246 Croatia, Horseshoe Bend Ward: -190 Greece, Horseshoe Bend Ward: -48 Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Horseshoe Bend Ward: -49 United Kingdom, Horseshoe Bend Ward: -94
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 Horseshoe Bend Ward 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, 47.1% of the population was born overseas, and 44.0% 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 Horseshoe Bend Ward was Vietnam, where 15.4% of the population, or 4,895 people, were born.

The major difference between the countries of birth of the population in Horseshoe Bend Ward and City of Brimbank was:

  • A larger percentage of people born in Vietnam (15.4% compared to 11.2%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas increased by 14 or 0.1%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background decreased by 112 or 0.8%.

The largest changes in birthplace countries of the population in this area between 2011 and 2016 were for those born in:

  • Vietnam (+761 persons)
  • New Zealand (+246 persons)
  • Malta (-225 persons)
  • Pakistan (+207 persons)

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