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In 2011, 17% of people in Donvale (Low Density), 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 Donvale (Low Density). 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, Donvale (Low Density)'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
Donvale (Low Density) - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
1765.03.11614.73.3+15
map this data in atlas.idChina942.75.9371.14.1+56
map this data in atlas.idItaly611.73.2692.03.6-8
Malaysia
441.22.9330.92.4+11
Germany
381.10.5300.90.6+8
Hong Kong
330.92.5270.82.5+6
Egypt
280.80.660.20.5+22
United States of America
240.70.3361.00.3-12
Singapore
220.60.7180.50.6+4
Greece
200.62.8341.03.1-14

Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Donvale (Low Density) - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born86724.636.579323.034.0+74
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds61517.430.652415.228.0+91
Main English speaking countries
2527.15.92697.86.1-17
Australia
2,56472.760.02,49072.361.0+73
Not stated
952.73.51604.65.0-65

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% Italy, City of Manningham: 3.2% Malaysia, City of Manningham: 2.9% Germany, City of Manningham: 0.5% Hong Kong, City of Manningham: 2.5% Egypt, City of Manningham: 0.6% United States of America, City of Manningham: 0.3% Singapore, City of Manningham: 0.7% Greece, City of Manningham: 2.8% United Kingdom, Donvale (Low Density): 5.0% China, Donvale (Low Density): 2.7% Italy, Donvale (Low Density): 1.7% Malaysia, Donvale (Low Density): 1.2% Germany, Donvale (Low Density): 1.1% Hong Kong, Donvale (Low Density): 0.9% Egypt, Donvale (Low Density): 0.8% United States of America, Donvale (Low Density): 0.7% Singapore, Donvale (Low Density): 0.6% Greece, Donvale (Low Density): 0.6%
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, Donvale (Low Density): +15 China, Donvale (Low Density): +56 Italy, Donvale (Low Density): -8 Malaysia, Donvale (Low Density): +11 Germany, Donvale (Low Density): +8 Hong Kong, Donvale (Low Density): +6 Egypt, Donvale (Low Density): +22 United States of America, Donvale (Low Density): -12 Singapore, Donvale (Low Density): +4 Greece, Donvale (Low Density): -14
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 Donvale (Low Density) 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, 24.6% of the population was born overseas, and 17.4% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 36.5% and 30.6% respectively for City of Manningham.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in Donvale (Low Density) and City of Manningham were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (5.0% compared to 3.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in China (2.7% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Greece (0.6% compared to 2.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Malaysia (1.2% compared to 2.9%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 74 or 9.3%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 91 or 17.4%.

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

  • China (+56 persons)

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