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Mullum Mullum Ward

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

In 2016, 23% 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 (Enumerated)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idChina2,1616.09.51,2243.36.0+937
United Kingdom
1,4233.92.61,5594.33.1-137
Malaysia
9892.73.48542.32.9+135
Hong Kong
8782.42.78442.32.6+34
map this data in atlas.idItaly5421.52.76411.83.2-99
South Africa
4581.31.05351.51.3-77
India
4361.21.53050.81.2+131
Greece
4231.22.44701.32.8-47
Iran
3521.01.72500.71.0+102
New Zealand
3040.80.93440.91.0-40
Singapore
2520.70.82170.60.7+35
Vietnam
1810.50.91830.50.9-2
Germany
1630.50.42370.60.5-74
Sri Lanka
1550.40.61770.50.6-22
Egypt
1450.40.61610.40.6-16
Taiwan
1390.40.61270.30.6+12
South Korea
1310.40.71020.30.6+29
United States of America
1080.30.31310.40.3-23
Netherlands
1060.30.21530.40.3-47
Cyprus
710.20.31260.30.4-55
Pakistan
670.20.3470.10.2+20
Indonesia
580.20.4810.20.4-23
Malta
550.20.2880.20.2-33
Croatia
520.10.3860.20.3-34
Philippines
460.10.4610.20.3-15
Lebanon
460.10.3980.30.4-52
Fiji
450.10.1510.10.2-6
Ireland
440.10.2630.20.2-19
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
380.10.2470.10.2-9
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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 (Enumerated)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born10,49929.140.210,44428.536.7+55
Non-English speaking backgrounds
8,13622.535.07,75821.230.8+378
Main English speaking countries
2,3636.55.22,6867.35.9-323
Australia
24,33067.355.825,20968.960.1-879
Not stated
1,3053.64.09522.63.2+353

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: 9.5% United Kingdom, City of Manningham: 2.6% Malaysia, City of Manningham: 3.4% Hong Kong, City of Manningham: 2.7% Italy, City of Manningham: 2.7% South Africa, City of Manningham: 1.0% India, City of Manningham: 1.5% Greece, City of Manningham: 2.4% Iran, City of Manningham: 1.7% New Zealand, City of Manningham: 0.9% China, Mullum Mullum Ward: 6.0% United Kingdom, Mullum Mullum Ward: 3.9% Malaysia, Mullum Mullum Ward: 2.7% Hong Kong, Mullum Mullum Ward: 2.4% Italy, Mullum Mullum Ward: 1.5% South Africa, Mullum Mullum Ward: 1.3% India, Mullum Mullum Ward: 1.2% Greece, Mullum Mullum Ward: 1.2% Iran, Mullum Mullum Ward: 1.0% New Zealand, Mullum Mullum Ward: 0.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Enumerated 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: +937 United Kingdom, Mullum Mullum Ward: -137 Malaysia, Mullum Mullum Ward: +135 Hong Kong, Mullum Mullum Ward: +34 Italy, Mullum Mullum Ward: -99 South Africa, Mullum Mullum Ward: -77 India, Mullum Mullum Ward: +131 Greece, Mullum Mullum Ward: -47 Iran, Mullum Mullum Ward: +102 New Zealand, Mullum Mullum Ward: -40
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Enumerated 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, 29.1% of the population was born overseas, and 22.5% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 40.2% and 35.0% respectively for City of Manningham.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in Mullum Mullum Ward was China, where 6.0% of the population, or 2,161 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 (3.9% compared to 2.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in China (6.0% compared to 9.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Greece (1.2% compared to 2.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Italy (1.5% compared to 2.7%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas increased by 55 or 0.5%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 378 or 4.9%.

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

  • China (+937 persons)
  • United Kingdom (-137 persons)
  • Malaysia (+135 persons)
  • India (+131 persons)

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