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City of Maroondah

Overseas born - Introduction

In 2011, there were 21,809 overseas born people living in the City of Maroondah.

This population includes anyone who stated a birthplace country other than Australia or its territories on their Census form.

The population born overseas is an extremely important one in Australia, as immigration is integral to our national identity, and has increased markedly since 2006. Information on migrant communities is vital for planning local government activities such as community services, library collections, translation services, as well as planning for types of dwellings and community infrastructure.

Derived from the Census question:

'In which country was the person born?'

People born overseas

Key statistics
City of Maroondah - Overseas born20112006Change
Number%Greater MelbourneNumber%Greater Melbourne2006 to 2011
Population summary--------------
Males10,40747.748.98,85447.948.9+1,553
Females11,40152.351.19,61452.151.1+1,787
Age structure--------------
0 - 14 years1,1825.45.57854.34.8+397
15 - 24 years1,5257.010.31,2146.610.5+311
25 - 64 years13,89463.765.011,85864.265.1+2,036
65 years or more5,20823.919.34,61325.019.6+595
Total population21,809100.0100.018,470100.0100.0+3,339
Language Top 3--------------
English11,85654.434.311,99965.037.4-143
Mandarin1,3046.06.94282.35.1+876
Cantonese8023.74.45042.74.9+298
Year of arrival--------------
2006 and after4,27219.623.2--------
Before 200616,65276.472.6--------
Education institute attending--------------
Pre-school770.40.4420.20.3+35
Primary school5932.72.73992.22.3+194
Secondary school6893.23.24972.73.1+192
Tertiary (University and TAFE)1,2375.79.19165.08.7+321
Highest qualification achieved--------------
University7,31735.537.24,82227.329.9+2,495
Other post-school3,22515.611.82,90916.511.9+316
No qualification8,43440.943.57,99945.248.7+435
Work--------------
Unemployment rate6335.16.94534.47.1+180
Participation rate12,35359.958.410,22657.856.0+2,127
Household income--------------
$599 or less3,39516.117.8--------
$600 to $19999,61045.742.5--------
$2000 or more6,05128.829.6--------
Household type--------------
Couple with children9,76946.647.48,01545.348.3+1,754
Couple without children6,05728.926.35,17729.225.3+880
One parent family1,9629.49.31,6249.29.7+338
Group household5112.45.64212.44.8+90
Lone person household2,46811.89.62,26812.810.1+200
Dwelling type--------------
Private dwellings21,03998.097.917,74997.698.0+3,290
Non-private dwellings4362.02.14282.42.0+8
Housing tenure--------------
Fully owned6,83832.530.46,73037.935.0+108
Mortgage8,17238.835.26,88138.834.9+1,291
Renting5,51326.231.33,63020.426.5+1,883
Dwelling structure--------------
Separate house16,13776.773.214,37081.074.8+1,767
Medium density4,68322.319.53,30518.619.0+1,378
High density1600.86.8260.15.7+134

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

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Data notes

For dwelling related topics (household type, household income, bedrooms etc), only household members who state an overseas birthplace are included in the table. If more than one household member was born overseas, there will be multiple counts for the same household in the table. People who did not answer the birthplace question are excluded.

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