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Birthplace

In 2011, 18% of people in Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre, 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 Metropolitan Activity Centre. 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 Metropolitan Activity Centre'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 Metropolitan Activity Centre - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
2237.27.92548.28.7-31
map this data in atlas.idIndia832.71.0682.20.6+14
New Zealand
702.32.3782.52.1-8
China
461.50.5441.40.3+2
Germany
361.20.6341.10.7+2
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines311.00.7220.70.5+8
Poland
240.80.3170.50.3+7
United States of America
240.80.3220.70.2+2
Sri Lanka
230.70.5110.30.4+12
South Africa
210.70.6311.00.4-10

Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born90529.221.890329.320.8+2
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds54717.610.249316.08.8+54
Main English speaking countries
35811.611.641013.312.0-52
Australia
1,86660.272.61,87060.671.9-4
Not stated
33010.65.631210.17.3+18

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% India, Frankston City: 1.0% New Zealand, Frankston City: 2.3% China, Frankston City: 0.5% Germany, Frankston City: 0.6% Philippines, Frankston City: 0.7% United States of America, Frankston City: 0.3% Poland, Frankston City: 0.3% Sri Lanka, Frankston City: 0.5% South Africa, Frankston City: 0.6% United Kingdom, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 7.2% India, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 2.7% New Zealand, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 2.3% China, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 1.5% Germany, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 1.2% Philippines, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 1.0% United States of America, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 0.8% Poland, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 0.8% Sri Lanka, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 0.7% South Africa, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 0.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011 United Kingdom, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: -31 India, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +14 New Zealand, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: -8 China, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +2 Germany, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +2 Philippines, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +8 United States of America, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +2 Poland, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +7 Sri Lanka, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +12 South Africa, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: -10
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 Metropolitan Activity Centre in 2011 compared to Frankston City shows that there was a larger proportion of people born overseas, as well as a larger proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 29.2% of the population was born overseas, and 17.6% 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 Metropolitan Activity Centre and Frankston City was:

  • A larger percentage of people born in India (2.7% compared to 1.0%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 2 or 0.2%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 54 or 11.0%.

There were no major differences in Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre between 2006 and 2011.

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