51% of people in Doncaster Hill come from countries where English is not the first language.
Country of Birth data identifies where people were born and is indicative of the level of cultural diversity in Doncaster Hill. 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.
Derived from the Census question:
'In which country was the person born?'
|Birthplace - ranked by size|
|Country of birth||Number||%||City of Manningham||Number||%||City of Manningham||2006 to 2011|
|Birthplace - summary|
|Birthplace||Number||%||City of Manningham||Number||%||City of Manningham||2006 to 2011|
|Total Overseas born||650||54.4||36.5||38000||308||39.1||34.0||+342|
|Non-English speaking backgrounds||609||51.0||30.6||38001||276||35.0||28.0||+334|
|Main English speaking countries||40||3.4||5.9||38002||32||4.1||6.1||+8|
Analysis of the country of birth of the population in Doncaster Hill 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, 54.4% of the population was born overseas, and 51.0% 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 Doncaster Hill was China, where 15.8% of the population, or 188 people, were born.
The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in Doncaster Hill and City of Manningham were:
- A larger percentage of people born in China (15.8% compared to 5.9%)
- A larger percentage of people born in India (3.5% compared to 1.2%)
- A larger percentage of people born in South Korea (2.4% compared to 0.6%)
- A larger percentage of people born in Hong Kong (4.1% compared to 2.5%)
Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 342 or 111.0%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 333 or 120.7%.
The largest change in birthplace countries of the population in this area between 2006 and 2011 was for those born in:
- China (+119 persons)