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In 2011, 26% 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.

Derived from the Census question:

'In which country was the person born?'

Total population

Birthplace - Ranked by size
Narre Warren South - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
1,2324.34.61,2434.95.2-11
map this data in atlas.idIndia1,2294.34.15972.32.2+632
Afghanistan
9113.21.82210.90.8+690
map this data in atlas.idSri Lanka8563.03.06522.62.3+205
New Zealand
5932.12.44961.92.1+96
map this data in atlas.idMauritius3701.31.22831.11.1+87
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines3551.21.33041.21.0+51
South Africa
2720.90.82360.90.7+36
Fiji
2000.70.71450.60.6+55
China
1790.61.0810.30.7+98
Romania
1680.60.61380.50.6+30
Chile
1660.60.41460.60.4+20
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
1590.60.71450.60.8+14
Italy
1540.50.71700.70.8-16
Egypt
1450.50.4920.40.3+53
El Salvador
1440.50.21270.50.3+17
Malaysia
1230.40.5900.40.4+33
Croatia
1180.40.5800.30.6+38
Cambodia
1160.40.51190.50.4-3
Singapore
1130.40.3640.30.2+49
East Timor
1080.40.3720.30.4+36
Pakistan
1060.40.4590.20.2+47
Netherlands
940.30.61140.40.7-20
Germany
810.30.4830.30.5-2
Sudan
720.30.3480.20.2+24
Turkey
690.20.3820.30.3-13
United States of America
660.20.2600.20.2+6
Thailand
620.20.2450.20.1+17
Samoa
620.20.4560.20.3+6
Poland
570.20.5880.30.6-31
Vietnam
570.20.5580.20.5-1
Lebanon
560.20.3470.20.3+9
Indonesia
540.20.2470.20.2+7
Malta
530.20.2510.20.2+2
Bosnia and Herzegovina
510.20.5580.20.4-7
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
480.20.2210.10.2+27
Greece
470.20.3500.20.4-3
Nepal
440.20.070.00.0+37
Iraq
430.20.1200.10.1+23
Cook Islands
400.10.2500.20.1-10
Ireland
330.10.2630.20.2-30
Argentina
310.10.1310.10.20
Hungary
290.10.2460.20.2-17
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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)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born9,63833.634.97,21528.230.3+2,423
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds7,41825.926.75,09619.921.9+2,322
Main English speaking countries
2,2217.78.22,1198.38.4+101
Australia
18,12663.260.816,75865.663.5+1,369
Not stated
8983.14.31,5786.26.2-680

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% Afghanistan, City of Casey: 1.8% Sri Lanka, City of Casey: 3.0% New Zealand, City of Casey: 2.4% Mauritius, City of Casey: 1.2% Philippines, City of Casey: 1.3% South Africa, City of Casey: 0.8% Fiji, City of Casey: 0.7% China, City of Casey: 1.0% United Kingdom, Narre Warren South: 4.3% India, Narre Warren South: 4.3% Afghanistan, Narre Warren South: 3.2% Sri Lanka, Narre Warren South: 3.0% New Zealand, Narre Warren South: 2.1% Mauritius, Narre Warren South: 1.3% Philippines, Narre Warren South: 1.2% South Africa, Narre Warren South: 0.9% Fiji, Narre Warren South: 0.7% China, Narre Warren South: 0.6%
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 South: -11 India, Narre Warren South: +632 Afghanistan, Narre Warren South: +690 Sri Lanka, Narre Warren South: +205 New Zealand, Narre Warren South: +96 Mauritius, Narre Warren South: +87 Philippines, Narre Warren South: +51 South Africa, Narre Warren South: +36 Fiji, Narre Warren South: +55 China, Narre Warren South: +98
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 Narre Warren South 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, 33.6% of the population was born overseas, and 25.9% 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 Narre Warren South was India, where 4.3% of the population, or 1,229 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 (3.2% compared to 1.8%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 2,423 or 33.6%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 2,322 or 45.6%.

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

  • Afghanistan (+690 persons)
  • India (+632 persons)
  • Sri Lanka (+205 persons)
  • China (+98 persons)

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