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In 2016, 19% of people in Berwick - Beaconsfield, 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 Berwick - Beaconsfield. 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, Berwick - Beaconsfield'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
Berwick - Beaconsfield - Overseas born (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
United Kingdom
2,8396.03.63,1917.14.6-352
map this data in atlas.idIndia1,6703.66.09652.14.1+705
map this data in atlas.idSri Lanka1,4673.13.89612.13.0+505
China
9662.11.43600.81.0+606
New Zealand
8861.92.47881.82.4+98
South Africa
5921.30.76411.40.8-49
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines3730.81.63560.81.3+17
Malaysia
2860.60.52450.50.5+42
Netherlands
2740.60.43270.70.6-53
Afghanistan
2660.62.92040.51.8+62
map this data in atlas.idMauritius2520.51.13130.71.2-62
Italy
2260.50.62310.50.7-4
Pakistan
2140.50.81020.20.4+112
Egypt
1670.40.4990.20.4+68
Germany
1640.30.31860.40.4-23
Singapore
1580.30.21620.40.3-5
South Korea
1470.30.1500.10.1+97
United States of America
1410.30.21620.40.2-22
Poland
1320.30.41420.30.5-10
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
1170.20.61460.30.7-30
Romania
1120.20.51530.30.6-41
Fiji
1060.20.61000.20.7+6
Indonesia
990.20.3980.20.2+1
Ireland
970.20.21520.30.2-55
Chile
930.20.31010.20.4-8
Iran
930.20.3470.10.1+46
Bangladesh
900.20.1480.10.1+42
Zimbabwe
870.20.2930.20.1-7
Croatia
840.20.41210.30.5-37
Hong Kong
690.10.2750.20.1-7
Vietnam
620.10.6540.10.5+8
Taiwan
580.10.1600.10.0-2
Malta
530.10.1570.10.2-4
Canada
510.10.1510.10.10
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Berwick - Beaconsfield - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born13,43028.638.212,23627.234.9+1,194
Non-English speaking backgrounds
8,82318.831.17,24916.126.7+1,574
Main English speaking countries
4,6079.87.14,98711.18.2-380
Australia
31,57567.256.131,04469.060.8+530
Not stated
1,9794.25.71,7353.94.3+245

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 United Kingdom, City of Casey: 3.6% India, City of Casey: 6.0% Sri Lanka, City of Casey: 3.8% China, City of Casey: 1.4% New Zealand, City of Casey: 2.4% South Africa, City of Casey: 0.7% Philippines, City of Casey: 1.6% Malaysia, City of Casey: 0.5% Netherlands, City of Casey: 0.4% Afghanistan, City of Casey: 2.9% United Kingdom, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 6.0% India, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 3.6% Sri Lanka, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 3.1% China, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 2.1% New Zealand, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 1.9% South Africa, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 1.3% Philippines, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 0.8% Malaysia, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 0.6% Netherlands, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 0.6% Afghanistan, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 0.6%
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 United Kingdom, Berwick - Beaconsfield: -352 India, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +705 Sri Lanka, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +505 China, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +606 New Zealand, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +98 South Africa, Berwick - Beaconsfield: -49 Philippines, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +17 Malaysia, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +42 Netherlands, Berwick - Beaconsfield: -53 Afghanistan, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +62
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 Berwick - Beaconsfield 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, 28.6% of the population was born overseas, and 18.8% 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 Berwick - Beaconsfield was India, where 3.6% of the population, or 1,670 people, were born.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in Berwick - Beaconsfield and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (6.0% compared to 3.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in India (3.6% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Afghanistan (0.6% compared to 2.9%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas increased by 1,194 or 9.8%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 1,574 or 21.7%.

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

  • India (+705 persons)
  • China (+606 persons)
  • Sri Lanka (+505 persons)
  • United Kingdom (-352 persons)

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