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In 2011, 31% of people in the City of Manningham, 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 the City of Manningham. 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, the City of Manningham'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
City of Manningham - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idChina6,6055.92.34,5514.11.5+2,054
map this data in atlas.idItaly3,5833.21.73,9373.62.0-354
United Kingdom
3,4443.14.13,6713.34.4-227
Malaysia
3,2022.91.02,6372.40.8+565
Greece
3,1252.81.23,3653.11.4-240
Hong Kong
2,8282.50.42,7612.50.5+67
South Africa
1,4031.30.51,2441.10.5+159
India
1,3171.22.79570.91.4+360
New Zealand
1,0691.01.71,0461.01.5+23
Iran
1,0621.00.27250.70.1+337
Vietnam
9390.81.78810.81.6+58
Singapore
8050.70.36840.60.3+121
Sri Lanka
6840.61.16250.60.8+59
Taiwan
6800.60.16020.50.1+78
Egypt
6760.60.36040.50.3+72
South Korea
6490.60.24740.40.2+175
Germany
6010.50.56740.60.6-73
Lebanon
4540.40.44780.40.4-24
Cyprus
4320.40.24450.40.2-13
Indonesia
4000.40.43110.30.3+89
Croatia
3700.30.44150.40.4-45
United States of America
3510.30.43750.30.3-24
Philippines
3240.30.82850.30.7+39
Netherlands
3220.30.33460.30.4-24
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
2600.20.43080.30.4-48
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
2390.20.42290.20.5+10
Poland
2360.20.42790.30.4-43
Malta
2230.20.52410.20.5-18
Turkey
2000.20.42220.20.4-22
Pakistan
2000.20.21360.10.1+64
Ireland
1840.20.31790.20.3+5
Fiji
1830.20.21970.20.2-14
Japan
1680.20.21380.10.1+30
Canada
1420.10.21500.10.1-8
Hungary
1420.10.11590.10.1-17
Romania
1220.10.11050.10.1+17
Austria
1220.10.11200.10.1+2
Zimbabwe
1180.10.1970.10.1+21
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
City of Manningham - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born40,62936.531.437,40434.028.6+3,225
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds34,03630.624.230,73928.021.6+3,297
Main English speaking countries
6,5935.97.26,6656.17.0-72
Australia
66,75560.063.367,02161.064.5-266
Not stated
3,9123.55.35,4925.06.9-1,580

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 China, Greater Melbourne: 2.3% Italy, Greater Melbourne: 1.7% United Kingdom, Greater Melbourne: 4.1% Malaysia, Greater Melbourne: 1.0% Greece, Greater Melbourne: 1.2% Hong Kong, Greater Melbourne: 0.4% South Africa, Greater Melbourne: 0.5% India, Greater Melbourne: 2.7% New Zealand, Greater Melbourne: 1.7% Iran, Greater Melbourne: 0.2% China, City of Manningham: 5.9% Italy, City of Manningham: 3.2% United Kingdom, City of Manningham: 3.1% Malaysia, City of Manningham: 2.9% Greece, City of Manningham: 2.8% Hong Kong, City of Manningham: 2.5% South Africa, City of Manningham: 1.3% India, City of Manningham: 1.2% New Zealand, City of Manningham: 1.0% Iran, City of Manningham: 1.0%
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 China, City of Manningham: +2,054 Italy, City of Manningham: -354 United Kingdom, City of Manningham: -227 Malaysia, City of Manningham: +565 Greece, City of Manningham: -240 Hong Kong, City of Manningham: +67 South Africa, City of Manningham: +159 India, City of Manningham: +360 New Zealand, City of Manningham: +23 Iran, City of Manningham: +337
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 the City of Manningham in 2011 compared to Greater Melbourne 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, 36.5% of the population was born overseas, and 30.6% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 31.4% and 24.2% respectively for Greater Melbourne.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in the City of Manningham was China, where 5.9% of the population, or 6,605 people, were born.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in the City of Manningham and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in China (5.9% compared to 2.3%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Hong Kong (2.5% compared to 0.4%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Malaysia (2.9% compared to 1.0%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Greece (2.8% compared to 1.2%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 3,225 or 8.6%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 3,297 or 10.7%.

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

  • China (+2,054 persons)
  • Malaysia (+565 persons)
  • India (+360 persons)
  • Italy (-354 persons)

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