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In 2011, 27% of people in the City of Casey, 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 the City of Casey. 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, the City of Casey'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
City of Casey - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
11,4974.64.111,1335.24.4+364
map this data in atlas.idIndia10,3134.12.74,7012.21.4+5,612
map this data in atlas.idSri Lanka7,5523.01.14,8452.30.8+2,707
New Zealand
5,9752.41.74,4352.11.5+1,540
Afghanistan
4,4391.80.21,7080.80.1+2,731
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines3,3251.30.82,0921.00.7+1,233
map this data in atlas.idMauritius3,1121.20.32,4631.10.2+649
China
2,5571.02.31,5210.71.5+1,036
South Africa
1,9290.80.51,4510.70.5+478
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
1,7290.70.41,7690.80.4-40
Fiji
1,6810.70.21,2950.60.2+386
Italy
1,6760.71.71,6530.82.0+23
Netherlands
1,3990.60.31,5460.70.4-147
Romania
1,3990.60.11,2410.60.1+158
Croatia
1,3350.50.41,2930.60.4+42
Cambodia
1,3100.50.39660.40.3+344
Poland
1,2770.50.41,3070.60.4-30
Malaysia
1,2170.51.07970.40.8+420
Vietnam
1,2150.51.71,0020.51.6+213
Bosnia and Herzegovina
1,1400.50.29470.40.2+193
Germany
1,0960.40.51,1180.50.6-22
Chile
1,0530.40.29490.40.2+104
Pakistan
1,0190.40.25310.20.1+488
Egypt
9440.40.36650.30.3+279
Samoa
9360.40.16140.30.1+322
East Timor
8440.30.18520.40.1-8
Turkey
8040.30.47350.30.4+69
Greece
7630.31.27820.41.4-19
Sudan
7370.30.24370.20.2+300
Singapore
6500.30.34430.20.3+207
Lebanon
6400.30.45550.30.4+85
El Salvador
5980.20.15780.30.1+20
Indonesia
5960.20.43680.20.3+228
Ireland
5250.20.35180.20.3+7
Hungary
4930.20.14610.20.1+32
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
4730.20.43880.20.5+85
United States of America
4700.20.43490.20.3+121
Thailand
4560.20.23000.10.2+156
Malta
4290.20.54300.20.5-1
Cook Islands
4110.20.02340.10.0+177
Iraq
3670.10.32780.10.2+89
Argentina
3540.10.13400.20.1+14
Hong Kong
3520.10.42300.10.5+122
Zimbabwe
3020.10.1840.00.1+218
Iran
2920.10.21410.10.1+151
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
City of Casey - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born87,99034.931.465,10830.328.6+22,882
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds67,36026.724.247,04821.921.6+20,312
Main English speaking countries
20,6308.27.218,0608.47.0+2,570
Australia
153,52160.863.3136,48363.564.5+17,038
Not stated
10,8684.35.313,3626.26.9-2,494

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 United Kingdom, Greater Melbourne: 4.1% India, Greater Melbourne: 2.7% Sri Lanka, Greater Melbourne: 1.1% New Zealand, Greater Melbourne: 1.7% Afghanistan, Greater Melbourne: 0.2% Philippines, Greater Melbourne: 0.8% Mauritius, Greater Melbourne: 0.3% China, Greater Melbourne: 2.3% South Africa, Greater Melbourne: 0.5% Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), Greater Melbourne: 0.4% United Kingdom, City of Casey: 4.6% India, City of Casey: 4.1% Sri Lanka, City of Casey: 3.0% New Zealand, City of Casey: 2.4% Afghanistan, City of Casey: 1.8% Philippines, City of Casey: 1.3% Mauritius, City of Casey: 1.2% China, City of Casey: 1.0% South Africa, City of Casey: 0.8% Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), City of Casey: 0.7%
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 United Kingdom, City of Casey: +364 India, City of Casey: +5,612 Sri Lanka, City of Casey: +2,707 New Zealand, City of Casey: +1,540 Afghanistan, City of Casey: +2,731 Philippines, City of Casey: +1,233 Mauritius, City of Casey: +649 China, City of Casey: +1,036 South Africa, City of Casey: +478 Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), City of Casey: -40
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 the City of Casey in 2011 compared to Greater Melbourne 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, 34.9% of the population was born overseas, and 26.7% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 31.4% and 24.2% respectively for Greater Melbourne.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in the City of Casey was India, where 4.1% of the population, or 10,313 people, were born.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in the City of Casey and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in Sri Lanka (3.0% compared to 1.1%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Afghanistan (1.8% compared to 0.2%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in India (4.1% compared to 2.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in China (1.0% compared to 2.3%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 22,882 or 35.1%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 20,312 or 43.2%.

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

  • India (+5,612 persons)
  • Afghanistan (+2,731 persons)
  • Sri Lanka (+2,707 persons)
  • New Zealand (+1,540 persons)

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