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Narre Warren South

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

In 2016, 29% of people in Narre Warren 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 Narre Warren 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, Narre Warren 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
Narre Warren South - Overseas born (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
Afghanistan
1,6235.52.99113.21.8+712
map this data in atlas.idIndia1,5355.26.01,2294.34.1+306
map this data in atlas.idSri Lanka1,0063.43.88563.03.0+151
United Kingdom
9493.23.61,2314.34.6-282
New Zealand
6382.22.45922.12.4+46
China
3461.21.41790.61.0+167
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines3361.11.63551.21.3-19
map this data in atlas.idMauritius3071.01.13701.31.2-62
South Africa
2290.80.72710.90.8-42
Pakistan
2020.70.81060.40.4+97
Fiji
1910.60.61990.70.7-9
Egypt
1610.50.41450.50.4+17
Romania
1430.50.51680.60.6-25
Chile
1420.50.31660.60.4-24
Cambodia
1360.50.61160.40.5+20
Iraq
1280.40.2430.20.1+86
Italy
1170.40.61540.50.7-37
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
1170.40.61590.60.7-42
Singapore
1170.40.21130.40.3+4
Malaysia
1150.40.51230.40.5-8
Samoa
1090.40.5620.20.4+47
East Timor
1010.30.31080.40.3-7
El Salvador
990.30.21440.50.2-44
Sudan
940.30.4720.30.3+23
Indonesia
920.30.3540.20.2+39
Croatia
770.30.41180.40.5-41
Poland
760.30.4570.20.5+19
Iran
750.30.3180.10.1+58
Netherlands
710.20.4940.30.6-23
Bosnia and Herzegovina
710.20.4510.20.5+20
South Korea
690.20.130.00.1+66
Vietnam
690.20.6570.20.5+12
United States of America
530.20.2650.20.2-13
Germany
530.20.3810.30.4-28
Turkey
450.20.3690.20.3-24
Lebanon
390.10.2560.20.3-16
Thailand
380.10.2620.20.2-24
Nepal
370.10.1440.20.0-7
Ethiopia
350.10.180.00.1+27
Hungary
350.10.2290.10.2+6
Malta
340.10.1530.20.2-19
Greece
340.10.3470.20.3-13
United Arab Emirates
320.10.1280.10.1+4
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Narre Warren South - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born10,47235.338.29,63833.634.9+835
Non-English speaking backgrounds
8,56128.831.17,41725.926.7+1,144
Main English speaking countries
1,9116.47.12,2207.78.2-309
Australia
17,89860.356.118,12663.260.8-228
Not stated
1,3144.45.78973.14.3+416

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 Afghanistan, City of Casey: 2.9% India, City of Casey: 6.0% Sri Lanka, City of Casey: 3.8% United Kingdom, City of Casey: 3.6% New Zealand, City of Casey: 2.4% China, City of Casey: 1.4% Philippines, City of Casey: 1.6% Mauritius, City of Casey: 1.1% South Africa, City of Casey: 0.7% Pakistan, City of Casey: 0.8% Afghanistan, Narre Warren South: 5.5% India, Narre Warren South: 5.2% Sri Lanka, Narre Warren South: 3.4% United Kingdom, Narre Warren South: 3.2% New Zealand, Narre Warren South: 2.2% China, Narre Warren South: 1.2% Philippines, Narre Warren South: 1.1% Mauritius, Narre Warren South: 1.0% South Africa, Narre Warren South: 0.8% Pakistan, Narre Warren South: 0.7%
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 Afghanistan, Narre Warren South: +712 India, Narre Warren South: +306 Sri Lanka, Narre Warren South: +151 United Kingdom, Narre Warren South: -282 New Zealand, Narre Warren South: +46 China, Narre Warren South: +167 Philippines, Narre Warren South: -19 Mauritius, Narre Warren South: -62 South Africa, Narre Warren South: -42 Pakistan, Narre Warren South: +97
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 Narre Warren 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, 35.3% of the population was born overseas, and 28.8% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 38.2% and 31.1% respectively for the City of Casey.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in Narre Warren South was Afghanistan, where 5.5% of the population, or 1,623 people, were born.

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

  • A larger percentage of people born in Afghanistan (5.5% compared to 2.9%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas increased by 834 or 8.7%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 1,144 or 15.4%.

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

  • Afghanistan (+712 persons)
  • India (+306 persons)
  • United Kingdom (-282 persons)
  • China (+167 persons)

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