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Berwick Township - Beaconsfield

Birthplace

In 2011, 13% of people in Berwick Township - Beaconsfield, 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 Berwick Township - Beaconsfield. 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, Berwick Township - Beaconsfield'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
Berwick Township - Beaconsfield - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
1,7458.34.61,6158.05.2+131
New Zealand
2701.32.42491.22.1+21
map this data in atlas.idIndia2691.34.11480.72.2+121
South Africa
2501.20.81640.80.7+86
map this data in atlas.idSri Lanka2391.13.01740.92.3+65
Netherlands
1990.90.62121.10.7-13
Italy
1450.70.71480.70.8-2
Germany
1250.60.41270.60.5-2
map this data in atlas.idMauritius1170.61.21020.51.1+15
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines1090.51.3660.31.0+43
China
1070.51.0550.30.7+52
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
950.40.7910.50.8+3
Malaysia
870.40.5710.40.4+16
Croatia
820.40.5580.30.6+24
Ireland
720.30.21160.60.2-44
Poland
660.30.5600.30.6+6
United States of America
650.30.2350.20.2+30
Romania
650.30.6380.20.6+27
Singapore
580.30.3460.20.2+12
Hong Kong
490.20.1210.10.1+28
Hungary
480.20.2380.20.2+10
Chile
450.20.4340.20.4+12
Taiwan
330.20.030.00.0+30
Malta
300.10.2340.20.2-4
Egypt
300.10.4290.10.3+1
Bosnia and Herzegovina
300.10.5190.10.4+11
Indonesia
300.10.2140.10.2+16
South Korea
280.10.1140.10.0+14
Argentina
280.10.1170.10.2+11
Russian Federation
260.10.160.00.1+20
Zimbabwe
260.10.1270.10.0-1
Afghanistan
250.11.8190.10.8+6
Greece
240.10.3420.20.4-18
Canada
230.10.1220.10.1+1
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Berwick Township - Beaconsfield - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born5,11724.334.94,32121.530.3+796
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds2,69112.826.72,12010.521.9+571
Main English speaking countries
2,42611.58.22,20110.98.4+225
Australia
15,00171.160.814,88373.963.5+118
Not stated
9694.64.39364.66.2+34

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, City of Casey: 4.6% New Zealand, City of Casey: 2.4% India, City of Casey: 4.1% South Africa, City of Casey: 0.8% Sri Lanka, City of Casey: 3.0% Netherlands, City of Casey: 0.6% Italy, City of Casey: 0.7% Germany, City of Casey: 0.4% Mauritius, City of Casey: 1.2% Philippines, City of Casey: 1.3% United Kingdom, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 8.3% New Zealand, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 1.3% India, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 1.3% South Africa, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 1.2% Sri Lanka, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 1.1% Netherlands, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 0.9% Italy, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 0.7% Germany, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 0.6% Mauritius, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 0.6% Philippines, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 0.5%
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, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +131 New Zealand, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +21 India, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +121 South Africa, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +86 Sri Lanka, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +65 Netherlands, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: -13 Italy, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: -2 Germany, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: -2 Mauritius, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +15 Philippines, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +43
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 Berwick Township - Beaconsfield in 2011 compared to the City of Casey 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, 24.3% of the population was born overseas, and 12.8% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 34.9% and 26.7% respectively for the City of Casey.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in Berwick Township - Beaconsfield and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (8.3% compared to 4.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in India (1.3% compared to 4.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Sri Lanka (1.1% compared to 3.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Afghanistan (0.1% compared to 1.8%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 796 or 18.4%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 571 or 26.9%.

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

  • United Kingdom (+131 persons)
  • India (+121 persons)
  • South Africa (+86 persons)
  • Sri Lanka (+65 persons)

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