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Templestowe Lower

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

In 2016, 31% of people in Templestowe Lower, 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 Lower. 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 Lower's Country of Birth data should be viewed together with Ancestry, Language Spoken at Home and Religion.

Please note: Due to changes in ABS rules around perturbation and additivity of data to protect the confidentiality of individuals in 2016, counts of individual birthplace groups and totals derived from them may differ slightly from those published by the ABS. For more information see notes on data confidentiality.

Derived from the Census question:

'In which country was the person born?'

Total population

Birthplace - Ranked by size
Templestowe Lower - Overseas born (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idChina1,0287.89.36955.35.9+333
Greece
5213.92.45083.92.8+13
map this data in atlas.idItaly4373.32.74903.73.2-53
Malaysia
4053.13.33652.82.9+40
United Kingdom
2561.92.63382.63.1-82
Hong Kong
2161.62.62241.72.5-8
Iran
2111.61.71140.91.0+98
India
1781.31.51911.51.2-14
South Africa
1351.01.01501.11.3-15
Vietnam
1100.80.9940.70.8+16
Singapore
1030.80.81050.80.7-2
New Zealand
940.70.91080.81.0-14
Sri Lanka
810.60.6640.50.6+17
Egypt
680.50.6730.60.6-5
Lebanon
640.50.3940.70.4-29
Philippines
610.50.4510.40.3+10
South Korea
590.50.7560.40.6+3
Germany
500.40.4870.70.5-37
Cyprus
410.30.3550.40.4-14
Taiwan
380.30.6340.30.6+5
Croatia
380.30.3480.40.3-10
Indonesia
370.30.4410.30.4-4
United States of America
270.20.3460.40.3-19
Pakistan
260.20.390.10.2+18
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
260.20.2350.30.2-8
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
240.20.2390.30.2-14
Thailand
230.20.2120.10.1+11
Romania
200.20.1320.20.1-12
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Templestowe Lower - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born4,69135.439.84,70335.836.5-12
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds4,15531.434.64,03030.730.6+125
Main English speaking countries
5354.05.26735.15.9-138
Australia
7,90459.755.77,84259.760.0+61
Not stated
6384.84.55994.63.5+39

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Birthplace, 2016
Birthplace, 2016 China, City of Manningham: 9.3% Greece, City of Manningham: 2.4% Italy, City of Manningham: 2.7% Malaysia, City of Manningham: 3.3% United Kingdom, City of Manningham: 2.6% Hong Kong, City of Manningham: 2.6% Iran, City of Manningham: 1.7% India, City of Manningham: 1.5% South Africa, City of Manningham: 1.0% Vietnam, City of Manningham: 0.9% China, Templestowe Lower: 7.8% Greece, Templestowe Lower: 3.9% Italy, Templestowe Lower: 3.3% Malaysia, Templestowe Lower: 3.1% United Kingdom, Templestowe Lower: 1.9% Hong Kong, Templestowe Lower: 1.6% Iran, Templestowe Lower: 1.6% India, Templestowe Lower: 1.3% South Africa, Templestowe Lower: 1.0% Vietnam, Templestowe Lower: 0.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in birthplace, 2011 to 2016
Change in birthplace, 2011 to 2016 China, Templestowe Lower: +333 Greece, Templestowe Lower: +13 Italy, Templestowe Lower: -53 Malaysia, Templestowe Lower: +40 United Kingdom, Templestowe Lower: -82 Hong Kong, Templestowe Lower: -8 Iran, Templestowe Lower: +98 India, Templestowe Lower: -14 South Africa, Templestowe Lower: -15 Vietnam, Templestowe Lower: +16
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Lower in 2016 compared to City of Manningham shows that there was a smaller proportion of people born overseas, as well as a smaller proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 35.4% of the population was born overseas, and 31.4% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 39.8% and 34.6% respectively for City of Manningham.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in Templestowe Lower was China, where 7.8% of the population, or 1,028 people, were born.

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

  • A larger percentage of people born in Greece (3.9% compared to 2.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in China (7.8% compared to 9.3%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas decreased by 12 or 0.3%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 125 or 3.1%.

The largest changes in birthplace countries of the population in this area between 2011 and 2016 were for those born in:

  • China (+333 persons)
  • Iran (+98 persons)
  • United Kingdom (-82 persons)
  • Italy (-53 persons)

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