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Berwick Township - Beaconsfield

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In 2016, 14% 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.

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
Berwick Township - Beaconsfield - Overseas born (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
United Kingdom
1,5897.63.61,7458.34.6-156
map this data in atlas.idIndia3901.96.02681.34.1+122
map this data in atlas.idSri Lanka3611.73.82381.13.0+123
China
3561.71.41070.51.0+250
New Zealand
3131.52.42701.32.4+43
South Africa
2431.20.72501.20.8-7
Netherlands
1830.90.41990.90.6-16
Italy
1640.80.61450.70.7+19
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines1250.61.61090.51.3+16
Germany
1120.50.31250.60.4-13
map this data in atlas.idMauritius850.41.11160.61.2-32
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
770.40.6940.40.7-18
Ireland
660.30.2720.30.2-6
Croatia
630.30.4820.40.5-19
Malaysia
600.30.5870.40.5-27
United States of America
600.30.2650.30.2-5
Poland
530.30.4660.30.5-13
Egypt
530.30.4300.10.4+23
Afghanistan
500.22.9240.11.8+26
Singapore
490.20.2570.30.3-9
Romania
430.20.5650.30.6-22
Pakistan
380.20.8200.10.4+18
Hong Kong
360.20.2490.20.1-13
South Korea
340.20.1280.10.1+6
Taiwan
340.20.1330.20.0+1
Chile
330.20.3450.20.4-12
Hungary
300.10.2480.20.2-18
Malta
280.10.1300.10.2-2
Bosnia and Herzegovina
270.10.4300.10.5-3
Canada
230.10.1230.10.10
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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)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born5,17524.638.25,11724.334.9+58
Non-English speaking backgrounds
2,87913.731.12,69112.826.7+189
Main English speaking countries
2,29510.97.12,42611.58.2-131
Australia
14,95771.156.115,00071.160.8-43
Not stated
9044.35.79694.64.3-65

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 United Kingdom, City of Casey: 3.6% India, City of Casey: 6.0% Sri Lanka, City of Casey: 3.8% China, City of Casey: 1.4% New Zealand, City of Casey: 2.4% South Africa, City of Casey: 0.7% Netherlands, City of Casey: 0.4% Italy, City of Casey: 0.6% Philippines, City of Casey: 1.6% Germany, City of Casey: 0.3% United Kingdom, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 7.6% India, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 1.9% Sri Lanka, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 1.7% China, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 1.7% New Zealand, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 1.5% South Africa, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 1.2% Netherlands, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 0.9% Italy, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 0.8% Philippines, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 0.6% Germany, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 0.5%
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 United Kingdom, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: -156 India, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +122 Sri Lanka, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +123 China, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +250 New Zealand, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +43 South Africa, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: -7 Netherlands, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: -16 Italy, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +19 Philippines, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +16 Germany, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: -13
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 Berwick Township - Beaconsfield in 2016 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, 24.6% of the population was born overseas, and 13.7% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 38.2% and 31.1% 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 (7.6% compared to 3.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in India (1.9% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Afghanistan (0.2% compared to 2.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Sri Lanka (1.7% compared to 3.8%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas increased by 58 or 1.1%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 188 or 7.0%.

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

  • China (+250 persons)
  • United Kingdom (-156 persons)
  • Sri Lanka (+123 persons)
  • India (+122 persons)

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