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In 2016, 27% of people in Aintree, 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 Aintree. 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, Aintree'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
Aintree - Overseas born (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idMalta107.41.5110.01.7+9

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

Birthplace - Summary
Aintree - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born4330.129.9427.527.8+39
Non-English speaking backgrounds
3927.424.7426.422.2+35
Main English speaking countries
32.75.201.15.5+4
Australia
7351.263.5961.067.0+64
Not stated
2718.86.6111.55.2+25

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the country of birth of the population in Aintree in 2016 compared to City of Melton shows that there was a similar proportion of people born overseas, and a similar proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 30.1% of the population was born overseas, and 27.4% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 29.9% and 24.7% respectively for City of Melton.

The major difference between the countries of birth of the population in Aintree and City of Melton was:

  • A larger percentage of people born in Malta (7.4% compared to 1.5%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas increased by 39 or 975.0%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 35 or 875.0%.

There were no major differences in Aintree between 2011 and 2016.

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