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In 2011, 26% of people in Narre Warren, 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 Narre Warren. 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, Narre Warren'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
Narre Warren - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
1,0494.14.61,2404.85.2-191
map this data in atlas.idIndia9273.64.15552.22.2+372
map this data in atlas.idSri Lanka6612.63.05032.02.3+158
Afghanistan
5182.01.83381.30.8+180
New Zealand
4951.92.44441.72.1+51
map this data in atlas.idMauritius2851.11.22541.01.1+31
China
2430.91.01600.60.7+83
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines2120.81.31900.71.0+22
Italy
1950.80.72010.80.8-6
South Africa
1910.70.82020.80.7-11
Fiji
1880.70.71580.60.6+30
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
1790.70.71590.60.8+20
East Timor
1760.70.32180.80.4-42
Poland
1670.60.51530.60.6+14
Netherlands
1520.60.61860.70.7-34
Croatia
1470.60.51560.60.6-9
Germany
1400.50.41610.60.5-21
Egypt
1360.50.4930.40.3+43
Romania
1340.50.61100.40.6+24
Pakistan
1280.50.4740.30.2+54
Cambodia
1170.50.51120.40.4+5
Vietnam
1170.50.51090.40.5+8
Chile
1070.40.41100.40.4-3
Lebanon
1060.40.3760.30.3+30
Singapore
1030.40.3680.30.2+35
Malaysia
910.40.5630.20.4+28
Bosnia and Herzegovina
830.30.5750.30.4+8
Samoa
820.30.4410.20.3+41
Iran
800.30.1480.20.1+32
Ireland
630.20.2700.30.2-7
Turkey
610.20.3530.20.3+8
Argentina
560.20.1600.20.2-4
Greece
530.20.3820.30.4-29
Indonesia
530.20.2310.10.2+22
Sudan
520.20.3490.20.2+3
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
480.20.2410.20.2+7
United States of America
460.20.2440.20.2+2
Hungary
440.20.2460.20.2-2
Malta
440.20.2590.20.2-15
Thailand
400.20.2440.20.1-4
Austria
390.20.1400.20.1-1
Portugal
380.10.1280.10.1+10
Russian Federation
320.10.1190.10.1+13
Hong Kong
320.10.1150.10.1+17
El Salvador
300.10.2490.20.3-19
Uruguay
290.10.1330.10.1-4
Bangladesh
270.10.130.00.0+24
Syria
260.10.1210.10.1+5
Iraq
260.10.1240.10.1+2
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Narre Warren - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born8,51232.934.97,53129.230.3+981
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds6,65625.726.75,51321.421.9+1,143
Main English speaking countries
1,8567.28.22,0187.88.4-162
Australia
16,25762.960.816,65364.663.5-396
Not stated
1,0914.24.31,5866.26.2-495

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% Sri Lanka, City of Casey: 3.0% Afghanistan, City of Casey: 1.8% New Zealand, City of Casey: 2.4% Mauritius, City of Casey: 1.2% China, City of Casey: 1.0% Philippines, City of Casey: 1.3% Italy, City of Casey: 0.7% South Africa, City of Casey: 0.8% United Kingdom, Narre Warren: 4.1% India, Narre Warren: 3.6% Sri Lanka, Narre Warren: 2.6% Afghanistan, Narre Warren: 2.0% New Zealand, Narre Warren: 1.9% Mauritius, Narre Warren: 1.1% China, Narre Warren: 0.9% Philippines, Narre Warren: 0.8% Italy, Narre Warren: 0.8% South Africa, Narre Warren: 0.7%
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, Narre Warren: -191 India, Narre Warren: +372 Sri Lanka, Narre Warren: +158 Afghanistan, Narre Warren: +180 New Zealand, Narre Warren: +51 Mauritius, Narre Warren: +31 China, Narre Warren: +83 Philippines, Narre Warren: +22 Italy, Narre Warren: -6 South Africa, Narre Warren: -11
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the country of birth of the population in Narre Warren 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, 32.9% of the population was born overseas, and 25.7% 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 Narre Warren was India, where 3.6% of the population, or 927 people, were born.

There were no major differences between Narre Warren and City of Casey in 2011.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 981 or 13.0%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 1,143 or 20.7%.

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

  • India (+372 persons)
  • United Kingdom (-191 persons)
  • Afghanistan (+180 persons)
  • Sri Lanka (+158 persons)

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