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In 2011, 21% 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.

Derived from the Census question:

'In which country was the person born?'

Total population

Birthplace - Ranked by size
Casey Growth Area - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
4746.24.61626.55.2+312
map this data in atlas.idIndia2913.84.1100.42.2+281
map this data in atlas.idSri Lanka2263.03.030.12.3+223
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines1682.21.360.21.0+162
New Zealand
1632.12.4371.52.1+126
map this data in atlas.idMauritius961.31.220.11.1+94
South Africa
610.80.890.40.7+52
Afghanistan
470.61.800.00.8+47
Malaysia
440.60.530.10.4+41
Italy
400.50.7331.30.8+7
Germany
370.50.4130.50.5+24
China
340.41.050.20.7+29
Zimbabwe
290.40.110.00.0+28
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
290.40.7100.40.8+19
Netherlands
280.40.6401.60.7-12
Romania
230.30.600.00.6+23
Singapore
200.30.300.00.2+20
Hong Kong
200.30.100.00.1+20
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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)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born2,30930.434.939616.030.3+1,913
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds1,57320.726.71706.921.9+1,403
Main English speaking countries
7369.78.22269.18.4+510
Australia
4,91264.660.81,86675.463.5+3,046
Not stated
3875.14.32138.66.2+174

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% Philippines, City of Casey: 1.3% New Zealand, City of Casey: 2.4% Mauritius, City of Casey: 1.2% South Africa, City of Casey: 0.8% Afghanistan, City of Casey: 1.8% Malaysia, City of Casey: 0.5% Italy, City of Casey: 0.7% United Kingdom, Casey Growth Area: 6.2% India, Casey Growth Area: 3.8% Sri Lanka, Casey Growth Area: 3.0% Philippines, Casey Growth Area: 2.2% New Zealand, Casey Growth Area: 2.1% Mauritius, Casey Growth Area: 1.3% South Africa, Casey Growth Area: 0.8% Afghanistan, Casey Growth Area: 0.6% Malaysia, Casey Growth Area: 0.6% Italy, Casey Growth Area: 0.5%
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, Casey Growth Area: +312 India, Casey Growth Area: +281 Sri Lanka, Casey Growth Area: +223 Philippines, Casey Growth Area: +162 New Zealand, Casey Growth Area: +126 Mauritius, Casey Growth Area: +94 South Africa, Casey Growth Area: +52 Afghanistan, Casey Growth Area: +47 Malaysia, Casey Growth Area: +41 Italy, Casey Growth Area: +7
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 Casey Growth Area 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, 30.4% of the population was born overseas, and 20.7% 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 Casey Growth Area was India, where 3.8% of the population, or 291 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 United Kingdom (6.2% compared to 4.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Afghanistan (0.6% compared to 1.8%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 1,913 or 483.1%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 1,403 or 825.3%.

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

  • United Kingdom (+312 persons)
  • India (+281 persons)
  • Sri Lanka (+223 persons)
  • Philippines (+162 persons)

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