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In 2011, 31% of people in Heide Ward, 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 Heide Ward. 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, Heide Ward'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
Heide Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idChina1,9275.25.91,4644.04.1+463
map this data in atlas.idItaly1,7644.73.21,9085.23.6-144
Greece
1,2713.42.81,3803.73.1-109
United Kingdom
1,0332.83.11,0702.93.3-37
Malaysia
9472.52.98262.22.4+121
Hong Kong
7191.92.57322.02.5-13
India
5121.41.23541.00.9+158
South Africa
4971.31.34281.21.1+69
Iran
3871.01.02000.50.7+187
New Zealand
3470.91.03851.01.0-38
Vietnam
3110.80.82930.80.8+18
Egypt
2830.80.62490.70.5+34
Lebanon
2440.70.42200.60.4+24
Singapore
2350.60.72360.60.6-1
Sri Lanka
2300.60.62370.60.6-7
Germany
1790.50.51990.50.6-20
Taiwan
1610.40.61660.40.5-5
South Korea
1530.40.61330.40.4+20
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
1490.40.21350.40.2+14
Cyprus
1450.40.41690.50.4-24
Philippines
1370.40.31220.30.3+15
United States of America
1350.40.31280.30.3+7
Croatia
1260.30.31260.30.40
Indonesia
1200.30.41070.30.3+13
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
1030.30.21200.30.3-17
Netherlands
920.20.3790.20.3+13
Poland
840.20.21020.30.3-18
Turkey
740.20.2940.30.2-20
Malta
690.20.2940.30.2-25
Fiji
640.20.2430.10.2+21
Japan
590.20.2390.10.1+20
Romania
580.20.1480.10.1+10
Ireland
570.20.2570.20.20
Pakistan
500.10.2440.10.1+6
Slovenia
470.10.1470.10.10
Canada
460.10.1460.10.10
Iraq
410.10.1270.10.1+14
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Heide Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born13,75537.036.513,10635.534.0+649
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds11,64031.330.610,99329.728.0+647
Main English speaking countries
2,1155.75.92,1145.76.1+1
Australia
22,03859.360.022,01559.661.0+23
Not stated
1,3973.83.51,8405.05.0-443

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% Italy, City of Manningham: 3.2% Greece, City of Manningham: 2.8% United Kingdom, City of Manningham: 3.1% Malaysia, City of Manningham: 2.9% Hong Kong, City of Manningham: 2.5% India, City of Manningham: 1.2% South Africa, City of Manningham: 1.3% Iran, City of Manningham: 1.0% New Zealand, City of Manningham: 1.0% China, Heide Ward: 5.2% Italy, Heide Ward: 4.7% Greece, Heide Ward: 3.4% United Kingdom, Heide Ward: 2.8% Malaysia, Heide Ward: 2.5% Hong Kong, Heide Ward: 1.9% India, Heide Ward: 1.4% South Africa, Heide Ward: 1.3% Iran, Heide Ward: 1.0% New Zealand, Heide Ward: 0.9%
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, Heide Ward: +463 Italy, Heide Ward: -144 Greece, Heide Ward: -109 United Kingdom, Heide Ward: -37 Malaysia, Heide Ward: +121 Hong Kong, Heide Ward: -13 India, Heide Ward: +158 South Africa, Heide Ward: +69 Iran, Heide Ward: +187 New Zealand, Heide Ward: -38
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 Heide Ward 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, 37.0% of the population was born overseas, and 31.3% 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 Heide Ward was China, where 5.2% of the population, or 1,927 people, were born.

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

  • A larger percentage of people born in Italy (4.7% compared to 3.2%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 649 or 5.0%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 647 or 5.9%.

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

  • China (+463 persons)
  • Iran (+187 persons)
  • India (+158 persons)
  • Italy (-144 persons)

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