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In 2011, 23% of people in Cranbourne North, 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 Cranbourne North. 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, Cranbourne North'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
Cranbourne North - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
6984.84.66026.25.2+96
map this data in atlas.idIndia6184.24.11101.12.2+508
New Zealand
3702.52.41721.82.1+198
map this data in atlas.idSri Lanka3432.43.01601.72.3+183
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines2852.01.3670.71.0+218
Afghanistan
2541.71.8280.30.8+226
map this data in atlas.idMauritius2061.41.2800.81.1+126
China
1040.71.0270.30.7+77
Pakistan
800.50.460.10.2+74
Malaysia
720.50.590.10.4+63
Fiji
710.50.7250.30.6+46
Italy
620.40.7660.70.8-4
Netherlands
570.40.6530.50.7+4
Chile
570.40.4500.50.4+7
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
560.40.7500.50.8+6
Germany
530.40.4330.30.5+20
Cambodia
500.30.5280.30.4+22
Sudan
480.30.330.00.2+45
Romania
450.30.6150.20.6+30
Thailand
450.30.2140.10.1+31
Croatia
450.30.5420.40.6+3
South Africa
450.30.8240.20.7+21
Poland
410.30.5380.40.6+3
Indonesia
390.30.230.00.2+36
Samoa
360.20.4220.20.3+14
Bosnia and Herzegovina
310.20.560.10.4+25
El Salvador
290.20.2140.10.3+15
Nepal
290.20.000.00.0+29
Zimbabwe
290.20.100.00.0+29
Vietnam
290.20.590.10.5+20
Ireland
250.20.2120.10.2+13
Hong Kong
250.20.140.00.1+21
Hungary
240.20.2120.10.2+12
France
230.20.1100.10.1+13
Egypt
220.20.460.10.3+16
Singapore
200.10.300.00.2+20
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Cranbourne North - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born4,50630.934.91,99920.630.3+2,507
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds3,34222.926.71,17512.121.9+2,167
Main English speaking countries
1,1648.08.28248.58.4+340
Australia
9,40264.560.87,22774.663.5+2,175
Not stated
6614.54.34684.86.2+193

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% India, City of Casey: 4.1% New Zealand, City of Casey: 2.4% Sri Lanka, City of Casey: 3.0% Philippines, City of Casey: 1.3% Afghanistan, City of Casey: 1.8% Mauritius, City of Casey: 1.2% China, City of Casey: 1.0% Pakistan, City of Casey: 0.4% Malaysia, City of Casey: 0.5% United Kingdom, Cranbourne North: 4.8% India, Cranbourne North: 4.2% New Zealand, Cranbourne North: 2.5% Sri Lanka, Cranbourne North: 2.4% Philippines, Cranbourne North: 2.0% Afghanistan, Cranbourne North: 1.7% Mauritius, Cranbourne North: 1.4% China, Cranbourne North: 0.7% Pakistan, Cranbourne North: 0.5% Malaysia, Cranbourne North: 0.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011 United Kingdom, Cranbourne North: +96 India, Cranbourne North: +508 New Zealand, Cranbourne North: +198 Sri Lanka, Cranbourne North: +183 Philippines, Cranbourne North: +218 Afghanistan, Cranbourne North: +226 Mauritius, Cranbourne North: +126 China, Cranbourne North: +77 Pakistan, Cranbourne North: +74 Malaysia, Cranbourne North: +63
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 Cranbourne North 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, 30.9% of the population was born overseas, and 22.9% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 34.9% and 26.7% respectively for the City of Casey.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in Cranbourne North was India, where 4.2% of the population, or 618 people, were born.

There were no major differences between Cranbourne North and City of Casey in 2011.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 2,507 or 125.4%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 2,167 or 184.4%.

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

  • India (+508 persons)
  • Afghanistan (+226 persons)
  • Philippines (+218 persons)
  • New Zealand (+198 persons)

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