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

In 2016, 31% of people in Casey Growth Area, 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 Casey Growth Area. 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, Casey Growth Area'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
Casey Growth Area - Overseas born (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idIndia2,8298.86.02903.84.1+2,539
map this data in atlas.idSri Lanka1,9946.23.82263.03.0+1,768
United Kingdom
1,2023.73.64746.24.6+728
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines9082.81.61672.21.3+741
New Zealand
8342.62.41622.12.4+671
Afghanistan
5061.62.9470.61.8+459
map this data in atlas.idMauritius4301.31.1951.31.2+335
South Africa
2880.90.7600.80.8+228
China
2330.71.4340.41.0+199
Fiji
2030.60.6180.20.7+185
Malaysia
2000.60.5440.60.5+156
Zimbabwe
1730.50.2290.40.1+144
Pakistan
1550.50.8130.20.4+142
Sudan
1470.50.4110.10.3+136
Samoa
1440.40.540.10.4+139
Cambodia
1100.30.6130.20.5+97
Egypt
1010.30.4140.20.4+87
Italy
880.30.6390.50.7+49
Singapore
860.30.2190.30.3+67
Vietnam
840.30.6160.20.5+68
Thailand
840.30.2150.20.2+68
Indonesia
820.30.3100.10.2+72
Netherlands
820.30.4270.40.6+55
Germany
720.20.3360.50.4+36
Ireland
650.20.290.10.2+55
Chile
580.20.3120.20.4+46
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
560.20.6280.40.7+27
Poland
550.20.440.10.5+50
United States of America
540.20.2160.20.2+38
Kenya
530.20.180.10.1+46
Bangladesh
480.20.1180.20.1+31
United Arab Emirates
480.20.160.10.1+42
Turkey
470.10.330.00.3+44
Romania
450.10.5220.30.6+22
Nepal
380.10.170.10.0+31
Argentina
360.10.160.10.1+30
Greece
350.10.3100.10.3+25
El Salvador
340.10.290.10.2+24
Lebanon
330.10.2140.20.3+19
Iraq
320.10.20--0.1+32
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Casey Growth Area - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born12,45238.838.22,30830.434.9+10,143
Non-English speaking backgrounds
9,98931.131.11,57220.726.7+8,417
Main English speaking countries
2,4627.77.17369.78.2+1,727
Australia
17,67755.156.14,91164.660.8+12,765
Not stated
1,9556.15.73865.14.3+1,569

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 India, City of Casey: 6.0% Sri Lanka, City of Casey: 3.8% United Kingdom, City of Casey: 3.6% Philippines, City of Casey: 1.6% New Zealand, City of Casey: 2.4% Afghanistan, City of Casey: 2.9% Mauritius, City of Casey: 1.1% South Africa, City of Casey: 0.7% China, City of Casey: 1.4% Fiji, City of Casey: 0.6% India, Casey Growth Area: 8.8% Sri Lanka, Casey Growth Area: 6.2% United Kingdom, Casey Growth Area: 3.7% Philippines, Casey Growth Area: 2.8% New Zealand, Casey Growth Area: 2.6% Afghanistan, Casey Growth Area: 1.6% Mauritius, Casey Growth Area: 1.3% South Africa, Casey Growth Area: 0.9% China, Casey Growth Area: 0.7% Fiji, Casey Growth Area: 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 India, Casey Growth Area: +2,539 Sri Lanka, Casey Growth Area: +1,768 United Kingdom, Casey Growth Area: +728 Philippines, Casey Growth Area: +741 New Zealand, Casey Growth Area: +671 Afghanistan, Casey Growth Area: +459 Mauritius, Casey Growth Area: +335 South Africa, Casey Growth Area: +228 China, Casey Growth Area: +199 Fiji, Casey Growth Area: +185
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 Casey Growth Area in 2016 compared to the City of Casey shows that there was a larger proportion of people born overseas, and a larger proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 38.8% of the population was born overseas, and 31.1% 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 Casey Growth Area was India, where 8.8% of the population, or 2,829 people, were born.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in Casey Growth Area and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in India (8.8% compared to 6.0%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Sri Lanka (6.2% compared to 3.8%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Philippines (2.8% compared to 1.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Afghanistan (1.6% compared to 2.9%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas increased by 10,144 or 439.5%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 8,417 or 535.4%.

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

  • India (+2,539 persons)
  • Sri Lanka (+1,768 persons)
  • Philippines (+741 persons)
  • United Kingdom (+728 persons)

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