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In 2011, 43% of people in Hallam, 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 Hallam. 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, Hallam'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
Hallam - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idIndia5515.44.13583.72.2+193
map this data in atlas.idSri Lanka5155.03.04174.32.3+98
Afghanistan
5155.01.82712.80.8+244
United Kingdom
3223.14.63894.05.2-67
New Zealand
2562.52.41791.92.1+77
map this data in atlas.idMauritius1901.91.21851.91.1+5
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines1701.71.31491.51.0+21
Egypt
1501.50.4921.00.3+58
China
1411.41.01321.40.7+9
Fiji
1381.30.71321.40.6+6
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
1291.30.71171.20.8+12
Italy
1121.10.71201.20.8-8
Cambodia
1111.10.51291.30.4-18
Croatia
1101.10.51241.30.6-14
East Timor
1081.00.31101.10.4-2
Bosnia and Herzegovina
981.00.5630.70.4+35
Chile
840.80.4880.90.4-4
Poland
760.70.5910.90.6-15
Sudan
750.70.3140.10.2+61
Vietnam
700.70.5540.60.5+16
Pakistan
670.70.4420.40.2+25
South Africa
660.60.8860.90.7-20
Romania
540.50.6590.60.6-5
Netherlands
520.50.6650.70.7-13
Germany
510.50.4390.40.5+12
Samoa
510.50.4240.20.3+27
Argentina
480.50.1390.40.2+9
Turkey
480.50.3600.60.3-12
Indonesia
460.40.2240.20.2+22
Hungary
450.40.2510.50.2-6
Thailand
410.40.2270.30.1+14
Malaysia
410.40.5350.40.4+6
El Salvador
410.40.2540.60.3-13
Iraq
390.40.1140.10.1+25
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
360.40.2270.30.2+9
Greece
340.30.3290.30.4+5
Lebanon
320.30.3460.50.3-14
Portugal
250.20.1220.20.1+3
Syria
210.20.1190.20.1+2
Ethiopia
200.20.1190.20.1+1
Ireland
200.20.2210.20.2-1
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Hallam - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born5,10949.834.94,32944.830.3+780
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds4,44043.226.73,64437.721.9+796
Main English speaking countries
6706.58.26857.18.4-15
Australia
4,72346.060.84,59247.563.5+131
Not stated
4384.34.37377.66.2-299

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 India, City of Casey: 4.1% Afghanistan, City of Casey: 1.8% Sri Lanka, City of Casey: 3.0% United Kingdom, City of Casey: 4.6% New Zealand, City of Casey: 2.4% Mauritius, City of Casey: 1.2% Philippines, City of Casey: 1.3% Egypt, City of Casey: 0.4% China, City of Casey: 1.0% Fiji, City of Casey: 0.7% India, Hallam: 5.4% Afghanistan, Hallam: 5.0% Sri Lanka, Hallam: 5.0% United Kingdom, Hallam: 3.1% New Zealand, Hallam: 2.5% Mauritius, Hallam: 1.9% Philippines, Hallam: 1.7% Egypt, Hallam: 1.5% China, Hallam: 1.4% Fiji, Hallam: 1.3%
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 India, Hallam: +193 Afghanistan, Hallam: +244 Sri Lanka, Hallam: +98 United Kingdom, Hallam: -67 New Zealand, Hallam: +77 Mauritius, Hallam: +5 Philippines, Hallam: +21 Egypt, Hallam: +58 China, Hallam: +9 Fiji, Hallam: +6
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 Hallam in 2011 compared to the City of Casey 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, 49.8% of the population was born overseas, and 43.2% 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 Hallam and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in Afghanistan (5.0% compared to 1.8%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Sri Lanka (5.0% compared to 3.0%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in India (5.4% compared to 4.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (3.1% compared to 4.6%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 780 or 18.0%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 796 or 21.8%.

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

  • Afghanistan (+244 persons)
  • India (+193 persons)
  • Sri Lanka (+98 persons)
  • New Zealand (+77 persons)

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