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In 2011, 9% of people in Seaford, 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 Seaford. 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, Seaford'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
Seaford - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
1,2327.77.91,2478.08.7-15
New Zealand
4062.52.33842.52.1+22
Germany
1490.90.61280.80.7+21
map this data in atlas.idIndia810.51.0700.50.6+11
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines800.50.7650.40.5+15
China
750.50.5460.30.3+29
Netherlands
750.50.6800.50.7-5
Ireland
730.50.4830.50.4-10
Poland
620.40.3490.30.3+13
South Africa
580.40.6540.30.4+4
Malaysia
570.40.2230.10.2+34
Sri Lanka
560.30.5420.30.4+14
United States of America
550.30.3290.20.2+26
Greece
550.30.3670.40.3-12
Italy
540.30.5630.40.5-9
Russian Federation
410.30.1410.30.10
Croatia
380.20.2380.20.20
Mauritius
370.20.3380.20.2-1
Egypt
340.20.1200.10.1+14
Canada
340.20.1160.10.1+18
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
280.20.2240.20.2+4
Ukraine
250.20.1210.10.1+4
Uruguay
230.10.1270.20.1-4
Hungary
210.10.1370.20.1-16
Hong Kong
210.10.1170.10.1+4
Vietnam
200.10.1110.10.1+9
Thailand
200.10.1250.20.1-5
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Seaford - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born3,34020.821.83,13120.120.8+209
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds1,4829.210.21,3188.58.8+164
Main English speaking countries
1,85811.611.61,81311.712.0+45
Australia
11,49271.672.611,10571.471.9+387
Not stated
1,2127.65.61,3208.57.3-108

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% Germany, Frankston City: 0.6% India, Frankston City: 1.0% Philippines, Frankston City: 0.7% Netherlands, Frankston City: 0.6% China, Frankston City: 0.5% Ireland, Frankston City: 0.4% Poland, Frankston City: 0.3% South Africa, Frankston City: 0.6% United Kingdom, Seaford: 7.7% New Zealand, Seaford: 2.5% Germany, Seaford: 0.9% India, Seaford: 0.5% Philippines, Seaford: 0.5% Netherlands, Seaford: 0.5% China, Seaford: 0.5% Ireland, Seaford: 0.5% Poland, Seaford: 0.4% South Africa, Seaford: 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, Seaford: -15 New Zealand, Seaford: +22 Germany, Seaford: +21 India, Seaford: +11 Philippines, Seaford: +15 Netherlands, Seaford: -5 China, Seaford: +29 Ireland, Seaford: -10 Poland, Seaford: +13 South Africa, Seaford: +4
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 Seaford 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, 20.8% of the population was born overseas, and 9.2% 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 Seaford was Germany, where 0.9% of the population, or 149 people, were born.

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

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 209 or 6.7%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 164 or 12.4%.

There were no major differences in Seaford between 2006 and 2011.

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