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In 2011, 21% of people in Mullum Mullum 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 Mullum Mullum 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, Mullum Mullum 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
Mullum Mullum Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
1,6334.43.11,6574.43.3-24
map this data in atlas.idChina1,2333.35.97852.14.1+448
Malaysia
8542.32.97121.92.4+142
Hong Kong
8472.32.59222.52.5-75
map this data in atlas.idItaly6431.73.26841.83.6-41
South Africa
5531.51.34891.31.1+64
Greece
4771.32.85121.43.1-35
New Zealand
3500.91.03851.01.0-35
India
3020.81.22830.80.9+19
Iran
2490.71.01440.40.7+105
Germany
2350.60.52470.70.6-12
Singapore
2250.60.72120.60.6+13
Vietnam
1790.50.81920.50.8-13
Sri Lanka
1710.50.61380.40.6+33
Egypt
1590.40.61420.40.5+17
Netherlands
1490.40.31730.50.3-24
Taiwan
1370.40.61310.40.5+6
United States of America
1320.40.31640.40.3-32
Cyprus
1300.30.41400.40.4-10
South Korea
1020.30.6860.20.4+16
Lebanon
980.30.4870.20.4+11
Malta
850.20.2620.20.2+23
Croatia
820.20.31190.30.4-37
Indonesia
690.20.4770.20.3-8
Philippines
670.20.3530.10.3+14
Poland
640.20.2560.10.3+8
Switzerland
600.20.1440.10.1+16
Ireland
600.20.2730.20.2-13
Fiji
560.20.2460.10.2+10
Canada
520.10.1820.20.1-30
Pakistan
490.10.2330.10.1+16
Hungary
470.10.1520.10.1-5
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
470.10.2590.20.2-12
Zimbabwe
440.10.1430.10.1+1
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
400.10.2690.20.3-29
Japan
390.10.2490.10.1-10
Turkey
380.10.2430.10.2-5
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Mullum Mullum Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born10,53728.336.510,06526.934.0+472
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds7,75720.830.67,21519.328.0+542
Main English speaking countries
2,7807.55.92,8507.66.1-70
Australia
25,63468.860.025,63068.661.0+4
Not stated
1,0892.93.51,6754.55.0-586

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 United Kingdom, City of Manningham: 3.1% China, City of Manningham: 5.9% Malaysia, City of Manningham: 2.9% Hong Kong, City of Manningham: 2.5% Italy, City of Manningham: 3.2% South Africa, City of Manningham: 1.3% Greece, City of Manningham: 2.8% New Zealand, City of Manningham: 1.0% India, City of Manningham: 1.2% Iran, City of Manningham: 1.0% United Kingdom, Mullum Mullum Ward: 4.4% China, Mullum Mullum Ward: 3.3% Malaysia, Mullum Mullum Ward: 2.3% Hong Kong, Mullum Mullum Ward: 2.3% Italy, Mullum Mullum Ward: 1.7% South Africa, Mullum Mullum Ward: 1.5% Greece, Mullum Mullum Ward: 1.3% New Zealand, Mullum Mullum Ward: 0.9% India, Mullum Mullum Ward: 0.8% Iran, Mullum Mullum Ward: 0.7%
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 United Kingdom, Mullum Mullum Ward: -24 China, Mullum Mullum Ward: +448 Malaysia, Mullum Mullum Ward: +142 Hong Kong, Mullum Mullum Ward: -75 Italy, Mullum Mullum Ward: -41 South Africa, Mullum Mullum Ward: +64 Greece, Mullum Mullum Ward: -35 New Zealand, Mullum Mullum Ward: -35 India, Mullum Mullum Ward: +19 Iran, Mullum Mullum Ward: +105
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 Mullum Mullum Ward in 2011 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, 28.3% of the population was born overseas, and 20.8% 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 Mullum Mullum Ward was China, where 3.3% of the population, or 1,233 people, were born.

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

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (4.4% compared to 3.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in China (3.3% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Greece (1.3% compared to 2.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Italy (1.7% compared to 3.2%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 472 or 4.7%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 542 or 7.5%.

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

  • China (+448 persons)
  • Malaysia (+142 persons)
  • Iran (+105 persons)
  • Hong Kong (-75 persons)

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