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Cranbourne South

Birthplace

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

In 2016, 4% of people in Cranbourne South, 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 South. 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 South'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
Cranbourne South - Overseas born (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
United Kingdom1046.43.61156.84.6-11

Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Cranbourne South - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born18411.438.228817.134.9-104
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds633.931.11277.526.7-64
Main English speaking countries
1217.57.11619.58.2-40
Australia
1,33782.556.11,37681.560.8-39
Not stated
1006.25.7241.44.3+76

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the country of birth of the population in Cranbourne South 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, 11.4% of the population was born overseas, and 3.9% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 38.2% and 31.1% respectively for the City of Casey.

The major difference between the countries of birth of the population in Cranbourne South and the City of Casey was:

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (6.4% compared to 3.6%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas decreased by 104 or 36.1%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background decreased by 64 or 50.4%.

There were no major differences in Cranbourne South between 2011 and 2016.

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