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Mullum Mullum Ward

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In 2016, 22% 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.

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
Mullum Mullum Ward - Overseas born (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idChina2,1775.99.31,2333.35.9+944
United Kingdom
1,4594.02.61,6324.43.1-174
Malaysia
1,0182.83.38542.32.9+164
Hong Kong
8772.42.68472.32.5+30
map this data in atlas.idItaly5761.62.76431.73.2-67
South Africa
4501.21.05531.51.3-103
Greece
4461.22.44771.32.8-31
India
4321.21.53020.81.2+130
Iran
3531.01.72490.71.0+104
New Zealand
3190.90.93500.91.0-31
Singapore
2510.70.82250.60.7+26
Vietnam
1830.50.91790.50.8+4
Sri Lanka
1680.50.61710.50.6-3
Germany
1600.40.42350.60.5-75
Egypt
1470.40.61590.40.6-12
Taiwan
1440.40.61370.40.6+7
South Korea
1380.40.71020.30.6+36
United States of America
1050.30.31320.40.3-27
Netherlands
990.30.21490.40.3-50
Pakistan
790.20.3490.10.2+30
Cyprus
740.20.31300.30.4-56
Indonesia
610.20.4690.20.4-8
Malta
550.10.2850.20.2-30
Fiji
510.10.1560.20.2-5
Croatia
470.10.3820.20.3-35
Philippines
460.10.4670.20.3-21
Lebanon
450.10.3980.30.4-53
Ireland
440.10.1600.20.2-16
Thailand
420.10.2300.10.1+12
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
410.10.2470.10.2-6
Zimbabwe
400.10.1440.10.1-4
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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)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born10,69729.039.810,53728.336.5+160
Non-English speaking backgrounds
8,29422.534.67,75720.830.6+537
Main English speaking countries
2,4036.55.22,7807.55.9-377
Australia
24,65566.855.725,63468.860.0-979
Not stated
1,5554.24.51,0882.93.5+467

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% United Kingdom, City of Manningham: 2.6% Malaysia, City of Manningham: 3.3% Hong Kong, City of Manningham: 2.6% Italy, City of Manningham: 2.7% South Africa, City of Manningham: 1.0% Greece, City of Manningham: 2.4% India, City of Manningham: 1.5% Iran, City of Manningham: 1.7% New Zealand, City of Manningham: 0.9% China, Mullum Mullum Ward: 5.9% United Kingdom, Mullum Mullum Ward: 4.0% Malaysia, Mullum Mullum Ward: 2.8% Hong Kong, Mullum Mullum Ward: 2.4% Italy, Mullum Mullum Ward: 1.6% South Africa, Mullum Mullum Ward: 1.2% Greece, Mullum Mullum Ward: 1.2% India, Mullum Mullum Ward: 1.2% Iran, Mullum Mullum Ward: 1.0% New Zealand, Mullum Mullum Ward: 0.9%
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, Mullum Mullum Ward: +944 United Kingdom, Mullum Mullum Ward: -174 Malaysia, Mullum Mullum Ward: +164 Hong Kong, Mullum Mullum Ward: +30 Italy, Mullum Mullum Ward: -67 South Africa, Mullum Mullum Ward: -103 Greece, Mullum Mullum Ward: -31 India, Mullum Mullum Ward: +130 Iran, Mullum Mullum Ward: +104 New Zealand, Mullum Mullum Ward: -31
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 Mullum Mullum Ward 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, 29.0% of the population was born overseas, and 22.5% 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 Mullum Mullum Ward was China, where 5.9% of the population, or 2,177 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 (4.0% compared to 2.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in China (5.9% compared to 9.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Greece (1.2% compared to 2.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Italy (1.6% compared to 2.7%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas increased by 160 or 1.5%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 537 or 6.9%.

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

  • China (+944 persons)
  • United Kingdom (-174 persons)
  • Malaysia (+164 persons)
  • India (+130 persons)

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