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In 2011, 10% of people in Frankston Heights, 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 Heights. 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 Heights'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 Heights - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
1,0718.87.91,1659.78.7-94
New Zealand
2482.02.32201.82.1+28
map this data in atlas.idIndia1181.01.0510.40.6+67
Germany
900.70.6820.70.7+8
Netherlands
900.70.6800.70.7+10
China
840.70.5630.50.3+21
South Africa
690.60.6790.70.4-10
Ireland
590.50.4270.20.4+32
Italy
570.50.5780.60.5-21
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines530.40.7390.30.5+14
Malaysia
420.30.2270.20.2+15
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
390.30.2310.30.2+8
Sri Lanka
380.30.5470.40.4-9
Greece
370.30.3440.40.3-7
Bosnia and Herzegovina
350.30.2480.40.2-13
Thailand
300.20.1100.10.1+20
Poland
260.20.3280.20.3-2
Mauritius
230.20.3230.20.20
United States of America
210.20.3370.30.2-16
Croatia
210.20.2240.20.2-3
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Frankston Heights - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born2,72622.421.82,64021.920.8+86
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds1,24410.210.21,1099.28.8+135
Main English speaking countries
1,48212.211.61,53112.712.0-49
Australia
8,81472.472.68,62371.571.9+191
Not stated
6395.25.67916.67.3-152

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% New Zealand, Frankston City: 2.3% India, Frankston City: 1.0% Netherlands, Frankston City: 0.6% Germany, Frankston City: 0.6% China, Frankston City: 0.5% South Africa, Frankston City: 0.6% Ireland, Frankston City: 0.4% Italy, Frankston City: 0.5% Philippines, Frankston City: 0.7% United Kingdom, Frankston Heights: 8.8% New Zealand, Frankston Heights: 2.0% India, Frankston Heights: 1.0% Netherlands, Frankston Heights: 0.7% Germany, Frankston Heights: 0.7% China, Frankston Heights: 0.7% South Africa, Frankston Heights: 0.6% Ireland, Frankston Heights: 0.5% Italy, Frankston Heights: 0.5% Philippines, Frankston Heights: 0.4%
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 Heights: -94 New Zealand, Frankston Heights: +28 India, Frankston Heights: +67 Netherlands, Frankston Heights: +10 Germany, Frankston Heights: +8 China, Frankston Heights: +21 South Africa, Frankston Heights: -10 Ireland, Frankston Heights: +32 Italy, Frankston Heights: -21 Philippines, Frankston Heights: +14
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 Frankston Heights in 2011 compared to Frankston City shows that there was a larger proportion of people born overseas, and a larger proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 22.4% of the population was born overseas, and 10.2% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 21.8% and 10.2% respectively for Frankston City.

There were no major differences between Frankston Heights and Frankston City in 2011.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 86 or 3.3%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 135 or 12.2%.

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

  • United Kingdom (-94 persons)
  • India (+67 persons)

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