Mullum Mullum Ward

Birthplace

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 Ward20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom1,5604.33.11,6304.43.3-70
China1,2243.36.08002.24.2+424
Malaysia8542.32.96961.92.4+158
Hong Kong8442.32.69272.52.5-83
Italy6411.83.26681.83.6-27
South Africa5351.51.35001.41.1+35
Greece4701.32.84811.33.1-11
New Zealand3440.91.03611.01.0-17
India3050.81.22750.70.9+30
Iran2500.71.01600.40.7+90
Germany2370.60.52390.70.6-2
Singapore2170.60.72110.60.6+6
Vietnam1830.50.91990.50.8-16
Sri Lanka1770.50.61400.40.6+37
Egypt1610.40.61390.40.5+22
Netherlands1530.40.31640.40.3-11
United States of America1310.40.31690.50.3-38
Taiwan1270.30.61300.40.6-3
Cyprus1260.30.41390.40.4-13
South Korea1020.30.6820.20.4+20
Lebanon980.30.4870.20.4+11
Malta880.20.2610.20.2+27
Croatia860.20.31130.30.4-27
Indonesia810.20.4770.20.3+4
Ireland630.20.2780.20.2-15
Poland630.20.2540.10.3+9
Philippines610.20.3550.10.3+6
Switzerland540.10.1440.10.1+10
Canada530.10.1720.20.1-19
Fiji510.10.2420.10.2+9
Hungary510.10.1540.10.1-3
Zimbabwe470.10.1420.10.1+5
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia470.10.2540.10.2-7
Pakistan470.10.2320.10.1+15
Japan400.10.1440.10.1-4
Kuwait370.10.1250.10.1+12
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - summary
Mullum Mullum Ward20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Total Overseas born10,44428.536.79,92027.034.2+524
Non-English speaking backgrounds7,75821.230.87,11019.428.2+648
Main English speaking countries2,6867.35.92,8107.76.0-124
Australia25,21068.960.125,21968.861.1-9
Not Stated9532.63.21,5414.24.7-588

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Birthplace, 2011
Birthplace, 2011 United Kingdom, City of Manningham: 3.1% China, City of Manningham: 6.0% Malaysia, City of Manningham: 2.9% Hong Kong, City of Manningham: 2.6% 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: 4.3% China, Mullum Mullum Ward: 3.3% Malaysia, Mullum Mullum Ward: 2.3% Hong Kong, Mullum Mullum Ward: 2.3% Italy, Mullum Mullum Ward: 1.8% 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 (Enumerated data)
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Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011 United Kingdom, Mullum Mullum Ward: -70 China, Mullum Mullum Ward: +424 Malaysia, Mullum Mullum Ward: +158 Hong Kong, Mullum Mullum Ward: -83 Italy, Mullum Mullum Ward: -27 South Africa, Mullum Mullum Ward: +35 Greece, Mullum Mullum Ward: -11 New Zealand, Mullum Mullum Ward: -17 India, Mullum Mullum Ward: +30 Iran, Mullum Mullum Ward: +90
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated data)
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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, 28.5% of the population was born overseas, and 21.2% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 36.7% and 30.8% 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 1,224 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 (4.3% compared to 3.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in China (3.3% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Greece (1.3% compared to 2.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Italy (1.8% compared to 3.2%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 524 or 5.3%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 648 or 9.1%.

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

  • China (+424 persons)
  • Malaysia (+158 persons)
  • Iran (+90 persons)
  • Hong Kong (-83 persons)