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In 2011, 11% of people in Frankston North, 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 North. 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 North'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 North - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
4057.27.94628.48.7-57
New Zealand
1622.92.31071.92.1+55
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines571.00.7480.90.5+9
Bosnia and Herzegovina
470.80.2270.50.2+20
Sudan
430.80.160.10.1+37
map this data in atlas.idIndia420.71.0150.30.6+27
China
310.60.5140.30.3+17
Netherlands
290.50.6360.70.7-7
Germany
270.50.6380.70.7-11
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
260.50.2270.50.2-1
Fiji
250.40.2150.30.2+10
Italy
210.40.5150.30.5+6
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Frankston North - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born1,23421.921.81,13920.720.8+95
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds62811.110.25399.88.8+89
Main English speaking countries
60610.811.660010.912.0+6
Australia
3,94870.172.63,85870.271.9+90
Not stated
4528.05.64999.17.3-47

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% Philippines, Frankston City: 0.7% Bosnia and Herzegovina, Frankston City: 0.2% Sudan, Frankston City: 0.1% India, Frankston City: 1.0% China, Frankston City: 0.5% Netherlands, Frankston City: 0.6% Germany, Frankston City: 0.6% Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), Frankston City: 0.2% United Kingdom, Frankston North: 7.2% New Zealand, Frankston North: 2.9% Philippines, Frankston North: 1.0% Bosnia and Herzegovina, Frankston North: 0.8% Sudan, Frankston North: 0.8% India, Frankston North: 0.7% China, Frankston North: 0.6% Netherlands, Frankston North: 0.5% Germany, Frankston North: 0.5% Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), Frankston North: 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 North: -57 New Zealand, Frankston North: +55 Philippines, Frankston North: +9 Bosnia and Herzegovina, Frankston North: +20 Sudan, Frankston North: +37 India, Frankston North: +27 China, Frankston North: +17 Netherlands, Frankston North: -7 Germany, Frankston North: -11 Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), Frankston North: -1
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 North in 2011 compared to Frankston City shows that there was a similar proportion of people born overseas, and a similar proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 21.9% of the population was born overseas, and 11.1% 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 North and Frankston City in 2011.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 95 or 8.3%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 89 or 16.5%.

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

  • United Kingdom (-57 persons)
  • New Zealand (+55 persons)

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