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Burnside - Burnside Heights

Birthplace

In 2011, 39% of people in Burnside - Burnside Heights, 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 Burnside - Burnside Heights. 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, Burnside - Burnside Heights'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
Burnside - Burnside Heights - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines6176.62.53396.82.0+279
Vietnam
3834.11.31362.70.9+247
map this data in atlas.idIndia3503.72.5881.81.2+262
map this data in atlas.idMalta1661.81.71282.61.9+38
United Kingdom
1641.83.01212.43.7+43
Sri Lanka
1631.70.8661.30.5+97
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
1611.70.9761.50.9+85
map this data in atlas.idNew Zealand1401.51.8631.31.2+77
East Timor
1071.10.4501.00.4+57
El Salvador
1031.10.3831.70.4+20
Ethiopia
981.10.3631.30.2+35
Pakistan
921.00.3130.30.2+79
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
911.00.6751.50.8+16
Poland
820.90.3501.00.4+31
map this data in atlas.idChina820.90.6270.50.2+55
Italy
800.90.9410.81.0+39
Chile
790.80.4481.00.5+32
Egypt
740.80.5240.50.4+50
Fiji
630.70.4320.70.3+30
Bosnia and Herzegovina
590.60.4310.60.3+28
Malaysia
580.60.4210.40.3+37
Croatia
550.60.6581.20.7-3
Cyprus
540.60.4240.50.4+30
Turkey
380.40.2120.20.2+26
Germany
340.40.5150.30.6+19
Sudan
330.40.470.10.1+25
South Africa
310.30.3130.30.3+18
Afghanistan
300.30.1110.20.0+20
Albania
290.30.1170.30.1+12
Lebanon
260.30.370.10.2+19
Greece
240.30.3240.50.50
Iraq
230.20.1140.30.1+9
Mauritius
220.20.170.10.1+15
Romania
220.20.180.20.1+14
Indonesia
210.20.2110.20.1+10
Ireland
200.20.2230.50.2-3
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Burnside - Burnside Heights - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born4,01843.027.82,00640.324.3+2,013
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds3,65239.122.21,77635.718.7+1,875
Main English speaking countries
3663.95.52294.65.6+137
Australia
4,85752.067.02,69154.169.6+2,166
Not stated
4715.05.22795.66.1+193

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 Philippines, City of Melton: 2.5% Vietnam, City of Melton: 1.3% India, City of Melton: 2.5% Malta, City of Melton: 1.7% United Kingdom, City of Melton: 3.0% Sri Lanka, City of Melton: 0.8% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, City of Melton: 0.9% New Zealand, City of Melton: 1.8% East Timor, City of Melton: 0.4% El Salvador, City of Melton: 0.3% Philippines, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 6.6% Vietnam, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 4.1% India, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 3.7% Malta, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 1.8% United Kingdom, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 1.8% Sri Lanka, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 1.7% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 1.7% New Zealand, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 1.5% East Timor, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 1.1% El Salvador, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 1.1%
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 Philippines, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +279 Vietnam, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +247 India, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +262 Malta, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +38 United Kingdom, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +43 Sri Lanka, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +97 Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +85 New Zealand, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +77 East Timor, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +57 El Salvador, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +20
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 Burnside - Burnside Heights in 2011 compared to the City of Melton shows that there was a larger proportion of people born overseas, as well as a larger proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 43.0% of the population was born overseas, and 39.1% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 27.8% and 22.2% respectively for the City of Melton.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in Burnside - Burnside Heights was Philippines, where 6.6% of the population, or 617 people, were born.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in Burnside - Burnside Heights and the City of Melton were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in Philippines (6.6% compared to 2.5%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Vietnam (4.1% compared to 1.3%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in India (3.7% compared to 2.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (1.8% compared to 3.0%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 2,012 or 100.3%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 1,876 or 105.6%.

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

  • Philippines (+279 persons)
  • India (+262 persons)
  • Vietnam (+247 persons)
  • Sri Lanka (+97 persons)

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