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In 2011, 6% of people in Langwarrin, 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 Langwarrin. 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, Langwarrin'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
Langwarrin - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
1,8748.87.91,7759.08.7+100
New Zealand
3281.52.32621.32.1+66
Netherlands
1640.80.61660.80.7-2
Germany
1110.50.61000.50.7+11
map this data in atlas.idIndia940.41.0310.20.6+63
South Africa
880.40.6740.40.4+14
Ireland
830.40.4570.30.4+26
Italy
800.40.5970.50.5-17
Greece
530.20.3370.20.3+16
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines510.20.7370.20.5+14
United States of America
390.20.3210.10.2+18
Sri Lanka
380.20.5400.20.4-2
Poland
340.20.3250.10.3+9
Malaysia
340.20.2290.10.2+5
Lebanon
330.20.1240.10.1+9
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
320.10.2250.10.2+7
Croatia
290.10.2190.10.2+10
China
230.10.5170.10.3+6
Singapore
230.10.1120.10.1+11
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Langwarrin - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born3,59616.821.83,24916.420.8+347
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds1,1765.510.21,0335.28.8+143
Main English speaking countries
2,42011.311.62,21611.212.0+204
Australia
17,09480.072.615,27977.371.9+1,815
Not stated
6673.15.61,2406.37.3-573

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% Netherlands, Frankston City: 0.6% Germany, Frankston City: 0.6% India, Frankston City: 1.0% South Africa, Frankston City: 0.6% Ireland, Frankston City: 0.4% Italy, Frankston City: 0.5% Greece, Frankston City: 0.3% Philippines, Frankston City: 0.7% United Kingdom, Langwarrin: 8.8% New Zealand, Langwarrin: 1.5% Netherlands, Langwarrin: 0.8% Germany, Langwarrin: 0.5% India, Langwarrin: 0.4% South Africa, Langwarrin: 0.4% Ireland, Langwarrin: 0.4% Italy, Langwarrin: 0.4% Greece, Langwarrin: 0.2% Philippines, Langwarrin: 0.2%
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, Langwarrin: +100 New Zealand, Langwarrin: +66 Netherlands, Langwarrin: -2 Germany, Langwarrin: +11 India, Langwarrin: +63 South Africa, Langwarrin: +14 Ireland, Langwarrin: +26 Italy, Langwarrin: -17 Greece, Langwarrin: +16 Philippines, Langwarrin: +14
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 Langwarrin in 2011 compared to Frankston City 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, 16.8% of the population was born overseas, and 5.5% 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 Langwarrin was Netherlands, where 0.8% of the population, or 164 people, were born.

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

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 347 or 10.7%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 143 or 13.8%.

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

  • United Kingdom (+100 persons)
  • New Zealand (+66 persons)
  • India (+63 persons)

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