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In 2011, 10% of people in the Frankston City, 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 the Frankston City. 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, the Frankston City'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
Frankston City - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
9,9767.94.110,2448.74.4-268
New Zealand
2,8792.31.72,4792.11.5+400
map this data in atlas.idIndia1,2951.02.76520.61.4+643
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines8540.70.85690.50.7+285
Germany
8120.60.58090.70.6+3
Netherlands
8110.60.38410.70.4-30
South Africa
7460.60.55270.40.5+219
China
6070.52.33370.31.5+270
Italy
6040.51.76070.52.0-3
Sri Lanka
5770.51.14690.40.8+108
Ireland
4900.40.34480.40.3+42
Greece
3930.31.24000.31.4-7
Poland
3830.30.43020.30.4+81
United States of America
3490.30.42700.20.3+79
Mauritius
3310.30.32240.20.2+107
Fiji
3040.20.22080.20.2+96
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
2960.20.42940.20.4+2
Malaysia
2920.21.02090.20.8+83
Croatia
2840.20.42770.20.4+7
Bosnia and Herzegovina
2410.20.22360.20.2+5
Canada
1840.10.21530.10.1+31
Russian Federation
1770.10.11160.10.1+61
Chile
1690.10.21820.20.2-13
Afghanistan
1670.10.21850.20.1-18
Egypt
1620.10.31610.10.3+1
Lebanon
1620.10.41440.10.4+18
Zimbabwe
1610.10.1940.10.1+67
Thailand
1590.10.2880.10.2+71
Hungary
1330.10.11440.10.1-11
Sudan
1290.10.2690.10.2+60
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Frankston City - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born27,53221.831.424,50020.828.6+3,032
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds12,90810.224.210,3798.821.6+2,529
Main English speaking countries
14,62411.67.214,12112.07.0+503
Australia
91,79372.663.384,69271.964.5+7,101
Not stated
7,1315.65.38,6077.36.9-1,476

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, Greater Melbourne: 4.1% New Zealand, Greater Melbourne: 1.7% India, Greater Melbourne: 2.7% Philippines, Greater Melbourne: 0.8% Germany, Greater Melbourne: 0.5% Netherlands, Greater Melbourne: 0.3% South Africa, Greater Melbourne: 0.5% China, Greater Melbourne: 2.3% Italy, Greater Melbourne: 1.7% Sri Lanka, Greater Melbourne: 1.1% United Kingdom, Frankston City: 7.9% New Zealand, Frankston City: 2.3% India, Frankston City: 1.0% Philippines, Frankston City: 0.7% Germany, Frankston City: 0.6% Netherlands, Frankston City: 0.6% South Africa, Frankston City: 0.6% China, Frankston City: 0.5% Italy, Frankston City: 0.5% Sri Lanka, Frankston City: 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, Frankston City: -268 New Zealand, Frankston City: +400 India, Frankston City: +643 Philippines, Frankston City: +285 Germany, Frankston City: +3 Netherlands, Frankston City: -30 South Africa, Frankston City: +219 China, Frankston City: +270 Italy, Frankston City: -3 Sri Lanka, Frankston City: +108
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 the Frankston City in 2011 compared to Greater Melbourne 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, 21.8% of the population was born overseas, and 10.2% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 31.4% and 24.2% respectively for Greater Melbourne.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in the Frankston City was India, where 1.0% of the population, or 1,295 people, were born.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in the Frankston City and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (7.9% compared to 4.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in China (0.5% compared to 2.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in India (1.0% compared to 2.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Italy (0.5% compared to 1.7%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 3,032 or 12.4%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 2,529 or 24.4%.

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

  • India (+643 persons)
  • New Zealand (+400 persons)
  • Philippines (+285 persons)
  • China (+270 persons)

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