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In 2011, 29% of people in Templestowe, 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 Templestowe. 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, Templestowe'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
Templestowe - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idChina7364.55.95183.24.1+218
United Kingdom
5663.53.15523.43.3+14
map this data in atlas.idItaly4792.93.25313.23.6-52
Greece
4342.72.84462.73.1-13
Malaysia
4252.62.93962.42.4+29
Hong Kong
3832.42.54322.62.5-49
South Africa
3212.01.32831.71.1+39
Iran
2091.31.01190.70.7+89
New Zealand
2081.31.02031.21.0+4
India
2061.31.21891.20.9+17
Egypt
1571.00.61300.80.5+27
Sri Lanka
1250.80.61430.90.6-17
Lebanon
980.60.4950.60.4+3
Taiwan
940.60.6960.60.5-2
Vietnam
890.50.8830.50.8+6
Singapore
880.50.71040.60.6-17
United States of America
850.50.3820.50.3+3
Cyprus
740.50.4780.50.4-4
Philippines
670.40.3550.30.3+13
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
670.40.2760.50.2-10
South Korea
580.40.6640.40.4-6
Germany
570.40.5780.50.6-20
Indonesia
570.30.4420.30.3+15
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
480.30.2610.40.3-13
Turkey
460.30.2350.20.2+10
Malta
420.30.2550.30.2-13
Netherlands
390.20.3390.20.3-1
Fiji
390.20.2300.20.2+9
Pakistan
370.20.2280.20.1+9
Croatia
340.20.3460.30.4-12
Canada
310.20.1250.20.1+6
Poland
300.20.2290.20.3+1
Iraq
280.20.1140.10.1+14
Ireland
230.10.2230.10.20
Japan
220.10.2130.10.1+9
Hungary
210.10.190.10.1+12
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Templestowe - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born5,89636.336.55,62434.434.0+272
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds4,66228.730.64,45627.228.0+206
Main English speaking countries
1,2347.65.91,1687.16.1+66
Australia
9,85960.660.09,87460.461.0-15
Not stated
5063.13.58545.25.0-348

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, City of Manningham: 5.9% United Kingdom, City of Manningham: 3.1% Italy, City of Manningham: 3.2% Greece, City of Manningham: 2.8% Malaysia, City of Manningham: 2.9% Hong Kong, City of Manningham: 2.5% South Africa, City of Manningham: 1.3% Iran, City of Manningham: 1.0% New Zealand, City of Manningham: 1.0% India, City of Manningham: 1.2% China, Templestowe: 4.5% United Kingdom, Templestowe: 3.5% Italy, Templestowe: 2.9% Greece, Templestowe: 2.7% Malaysia, Templestowe: 2.6% Hong Kong, Templestowe: 2.4% South Africa, Templestowe: 2.0% Iran, Templestowe: 1.3% New Zealand, Templestowe: 1.3% India, Templestowe: 1.3%
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, Templestowe: +218 United Kingdom, Templestowe: +14 Italy, Templestowe: -52 Greece, Templestowe: -13 Malaysia, Templestowe: +29 Hong Kong, Templestowe: -49 South Africa, Templestowe: +39 Iran, Templestowe: +89 New Zealand, Templestowe: +4 India, Templestowe: +17
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 Templestowe in 2011 compared to City of Manningham shows that there was a similar proportion of people born overseas, and a similar proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 36.3% of the population was born overseas, and 28.7% 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 Templestowe was China, where 4.5% of the population, or 736 people, were born.

The major difference between the countries of birth of the population in Templestowe and City of Manningham was:

  • A smaller percentage of people born in China (4.5% compared to 5.9%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 272 or 4.8%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 206 or 4.6%.

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

  • China (+218 persons)
  • Iran (+89 persons)
  • Italy (-52 persons)

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