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In 2011, 36% of people in Bulleen, 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 Bulleen. 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, Bulleen'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
Bulleen - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idItaly9538.93.21,06710.33.6-114
map this data in atlas.idChina6305.95.95094.94.1+121
Greece
4884.62.85245.13.1-36
Malaysia
1931.82.91771.72.4+16
United Kingdom
1841.73.12052.03.3-20
Vietnam
1741.60.81741.70.80
India
1411.31.2790.80.9+62
Hong Kong
1341.32.51211.22.5+13
Iran
870.81.0400.40.7+47
New Zealand
820.81.0710.71.0+10
Lebanon
690.60.4570.60.4+12
Egypt
630.60.6720.70.5-9
Croatia
570.50.3490.50.4+8
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
560.50.2220.20.2+34
Sri Lanka
550.50.6350.30.6+20
South Korea
540.50.6410.40.4+13
South Africa
450.41.3430.41.1+3
Singapore
430.40.7510.50.6-8
Philippines
400.40.3340.30.3+6
Germany
380.40.5410.40.6-3
Taiwan
350.30.6240.20.5+12
Poland
340.30.2410.40.3-7
Slovenia
290.30.1210.20.1+8
Cyprus
270.30.4470.50.4-20
Indonesia
270.20.4370.40.3-11
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
260.20.2230.20.3+3
Netherlands
210.20.3220.20.3-1
Mauritius
200.20.150.10.1+15
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Bulleen - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born4,22039.536.54,02738.934.0+194
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds3,86336.230.63,65835.428.0+205
Main English speaking countries
3573.35.93683.66.1-11
Australia
6,09957.160.05,82956.361.0+271
Not stated
3613.43.54914.75.0-131

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 Italy, City of Manningham: 3.2% China, City of Manningham: 5.9% Greece, City of Manningham: 2.8% Malaysia, City of Manningham: 2.9% United Kingdom, City of Manningham: 3.1% Vietnam, City of Manningham: 0.8% India, City of Manningham: 1.2% Hong Kong, City of Manningham: 2.5% Iran, City of Manningham: 1.0% New Zealand, City of Manningham: 1.0% Italy, Bulleen: 8.9% China, Bulleen: 5.9% Greece, Bulleen: 4.6% Malaysia, Bulleen: 1.8% United Kingdom, Bulleen: 1.7% Vietnam, Bulleen: 1.6% India, Bulleen: 1.3% Hong Kong, Bulleen: 1.3% Iran, Bulleen: 0.8% New Zealand, Bulleen: 0.8%
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 Italy, Bulleen: -114 China, Bulleen: +121 Greece, Bulleen: -36 Malaysia, Bulleen: +16 United Kingdom, Bulleen: -20 Vietnam, Bulleen: 0 India, Bulleen: +62 Hong Kong, Bulleen: +13 Iran, Bulleen: +47 New Zealand, Bulleen: +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 Bulleen in 2011 compared to City of Manningham 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, 39.5% of the population was born overseas, and 36.2% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 36.5% and 30.6% respectively for City of Manningham.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in Bulleen was Italy, where 8.9% of the population, or 953 people, were born.

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

  • A larger percentage of people born in Italy (8.9% compared to 3.2%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Greece (4.6% compared to 2.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (1.7% compared to 3.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Hong Kong (1.3% compared to 2.5%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 193 or 4.8%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 205 or 5.6%.

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

  • China (+121 persons)
  • Italy (-114 persons)
  • India (+62 persons)

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