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In 2011, 16% of people in Frankston Central, 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 Frankston Central. 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, Frankston Central'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 Central - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
6957.37.97568.38.7-61
map this data in atlas.idIndia2312.41.01501.60.6+81
New Zealand
2192.32.31942.12.1+25
China
971.00.5720.80.3+25
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines860.90.7460.50.5+40
Germany
820.90.6740.80.7+8
Poland
600.60.3320.30.3+28
South Africa
580.60.6790.90.4-21
Sri Lanka
560.60.5300.30.4+26
United States of America
520.50.3480.50.2+4
Italy
470.50.5510.60.5-4
Netherlands
470.50.6740.80.7-27
Greece
470.50.3500.50.3-3
Bosnia and Herzegovina
410.40.2470.50.2-6
Zimbabwe
410.40.1280.30.1+13
Ireland
380.40.4300.30.4+8
Mauritius
370.40.3280.30.2+9
Malaysia
280.30.2300.30.2-2
Fiji
270.30.260.10.2+21
Canada
270.30.1150.20.1+12
Thailand
250.30.130.00.1+22
Croatia
220.20.2510.60.2-29
Russian Federation
220.20.1190.20.1+3
Ukraine
220.20.1100.10.1+12
Romania
210.20.1150.20.1+6
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Frankston Central - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born2,57626.921.82,34025.620.8+236
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds1,48615.510.21,21813.38.8+268
Main English speaking countries
1,08911.411.61,12212.312.0-33
Australia
6,07663.572.65,91464.671.9+162
Not stated
9169.65.68999.87.3+17

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, Frankston City: 7.9% India, Frankston City: 1.0% New Zealand, Frankston City: 2.3% China, Frankston City: 0.5% Philippines, Frankston City: 0.7% Germany, Frankston City: 0.6% Poland, Frankston City: 0.3% South Africa, Frankston City: 0.6% Sri Lanka, Frankston City: 0.5% United States of America, Frankston City: 0.3% United Kingdom, Frankston Central: 7.3% India, Frankston Central: 2.4% New Zealand, Frankston Central: 2.3% China, Frankston Central: 1.0% Philippines, Frankston Central: 0.9% Germany, Frankston Central: 0.9% Poland, Frankston Central: 0.6% South Africa, Frankston Central: 0.6% Sri Lanka, Frankston Central: 0.6% United States of America, Frankston Central: 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 Central: -61 India, Frankston Central: +81 New Zealand, Frankston Central: +25 China, Frankston Central: +25 Philippines, Frankston Central: +40 Germany, Frankston Central: +8 Poland, Frankston Central: +28 South Africa, Frankston Central: -21 Sri Lanka, Frankston Central: +26 United States of America, Frankston Central: +4
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 Frankston Central in 2011 compared to Frankston City shows that there was a larger proportion of people born overseas, as well as a larger proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 26.9% of the population was born overseas, and 15.5% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 21.8% and 10.2% respectively for Frankston City.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in Frankston Central was India, where 2.4% of the population, or 231 people, were born.

The major difference between the countries of birth of the population in Frankston Central and Frankston City was:

  • A larger percentage of people born in India (2.4% compared to 1.0%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 236 or 10.1%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 268 or 22.0%.

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

  • India (+81 persons)
  • United Kingdom (-61 persons)

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