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In 2011, 25% of people in Seabrook, 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 Seabrook. 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, Seabrook'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
Seabrook - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
1693.44.51703.44.8-1
map this data in atlas.idIndia1643.32.8791.60.9+85
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
801.60.9982.01.1-18
map this data in atlas.idChina781.61.0470.90.7+31
New Zealand
761.51.9731.52.0+3
Philippines
751.51.2851.71.3-10
Vietnam
731.51.6721.41.8+1
Malta
731.51.6671.31.8+6
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
571.10.9450.91.0+12
Croatia
521.00.7491.00.8+3
Lebanon
491.01.2521.01.2-3
map this data in atlas.idItaly420.82.0511.02.3-9
Greece
410.81.4320.61.6+9
Indonesia
250.50.3120.20.2+13
Thailand
230.50.370.10.1+16
Poland
220.40.4220.40.50
Portugal
220.40.1270.50.1-5
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Seabrook - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born1,53030.830.81,37927.629.0+151
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds1,25525.323.11,08921.821.4+166
Main English speaking countries
2755.57.72905.87.6-15
Australia
3,19064.263.53,30566.163.7-115
Not stated
2465.05.63166.37.2-70

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, Hobsons Bay City: 4.5% India, Hobsons Bay City: 2.8% Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), Hobsons Bay City: 0.9% China, Hobsons Bay City: 1.0% New Zealand, Hobsons Bay City: 1.9% Philippines, Hobsons Bay City: 1.2% Vietnam, Hobsons Bay City: 1.6% Malta, Hobsons Bay City: 1.6% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Hobsons Bay City: 0.9% Croatia, Hobsons Bay City: 0.7% United Kingdom, Seabrook: 3.4% India, Seabrook: 3.3% Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), Seabrook: 1.6% China, Seabrook: 1.6% New Zealand, Seabrook: 1.5% Philippines, Seabrook: 1.5% Vietnam, Seabrook: 1.5% Malta, Seabrook: 1.5% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Seabrook: 1.1% Croatia, Seabrook: 1.0%
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, Seabrook: -1 India, Seabrook: +85 Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia), Seabrook: -18 China, Seabrook: +31 New Zealand, Seabrook: +3 Philippines, Seabrook: -10 Vietnam, Seabrook: +1 Malta, Seabrook: +6 Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Seabrook: +12 Croatia, Seabrook: +3
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 Seabrook in 2011 compared to Hobsons Bay 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, 30.8% of the population was born overseas, and 25.3% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 30.8% and 23.1% respectively for Hobsons Bay City.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in Seabrook was India, where 3.3% of the population, or 164 people, were born.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in Seabrook and Hobsons Bay City were:

  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (3.4% compared to 4.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Italy (0.8% compared to 2.0%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 151 or 10.9%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 166 or 15.2%.

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

  • India (+85 persons)

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