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In 2011, 9% of people in Frankston South, 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 South. 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 South'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 South - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
1,7139.77.91,81410.58.7-101
New Zealand
2411.42.32381.42.1+3
Italy
1480.80.51370.80.5+11
Germany
1370.80.61390.80.7-2
Netherlands
1140.60.61090.60.7+5
South Africa
1120.60.61060.60.4+6
map this data in atlas.idIndia900.51.0320.20.6+58
China
880.50.5620.40.3+26
Ireland
740.40.4900.50.4-16
United States of America
650.40.3660.40.2-1
Greece
640.40.3580.30.3+6
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines560.30.7270.20.5+29
Croatia
460.30.2270.20.2+19
Sri Lanka
410.20.5340.20.4+7
Poland
400.20.3370.20.3+3
Austria
350.20.1530.30.1-18
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
340.20.2430.20.2-9
Canada
330.20.1340.20.1-1
Egypt
300.20.1310.20.1-1
Hungary
280.20.1190.10.1+9
Bosnia and Herzegovina
270.20.2290.20.2-2
Lebanon
260.10.1250.10.1+1
Malaysia
260.10.2210.10.2+5
France
240.10.1130.10.1+11
Singapore
230.10.190.10.1+14
Thailand
220.10.160.00.1+16
Mauritius
220.10.3110.10.2+11
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Frankston South - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born3,78821.521.83,64121.020.8+147
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds1,5508.810.21,2937.58.8+257
Main English speaking countries
2,23812.711.62,34813.512.0-110
Australia
13,09374.372.612,75873.571.9+335
Not stated
7524.35.69525.57.3-200

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% Italy, Frankston City: 0.5% Germany, Frankston City: 0.6% Netherlands, Frankston City: 0.6% South Africa, Frankston City: 0.6% India, Frankston City: 1.0% China, Frankston City: 0.5% Ireland, Frankston City: 0.4% United States of America, Frankston City: 0.3% United Kingdom, Frankston South: 9.7% New Zealand, Frankston South: 1.4% Italy, Frankston South: 0.8% Germany, Frankston South: 0.8% Netherlands, Frankston South: 0.6% South Africa, Frankston South: 0.6% India, Frankston South: 0.5% China, Frankston South: 0.5% Ireland, Frankston South: 0.4% United States of America, Frankston South: 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 South: -101 New Zealand, Frankston South: +3 Italy, Frankston South: +11 Germany, Frankston South: -2 Netherlands, Frankston South: +5 South Africa, Frankston South: +6 India, Frankston South: +58 China, Frankston South: +26 Ireland, Frankston South: -16 United States of America, Frankston South: -1
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 South 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, 21.5% of the population was born overseas, and 8.8% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 21.8% and 10.2% respectively for Frankston City.

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

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (9.7% compared to 7.9%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 147 or 4.0%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 257 or 19.9%.

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

  • United Kingdom (-101 persons)
  • India (+58 persons)

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