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In 2016, 40% 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.

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
Burnside - Burnside Heights - Overseas born (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines6766.42.96166.62.5+59
map this data in atlas.idIndia6376.13.83493.72.5+288
Vietnam
4584.41.43834.11.3+75
map this data in atlas.idMalta1711.61.51661.81.7+5
map this data in atlas.idNew Zealand1701.62.11401.51.8+30
Sri Lanka
1541.50.91621.70.8-8
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
1391.30.81601.70.9-22
Ethiopia
1381.30.3971.00.3+40
United Kingdom
1361.32.41641.83.0-28
East Timor
1291.20.41061.10.4+22
Pakistan
1231.20.5921.00.3+31
Sudan
980.90.7320.40.4+65
map this data in atlas.idChina970.90.6820.90.6+15
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
920.90.6911.00.6+1
Iraq
910.90.3220.20.1+68
Egypt
870.80.6740.80.5+13
El Salvador
800.80.31021.10.3-22
Malaysia
770.70.4580.60.4+19
Chile
750.70.4790.80.4-4
Bosnia and Herzegovina
720.70.4590.60.4+13
Italy
650.60.7790.90.9-15
Fiji
550.50.4620.70.4-8
Croatia
520.50.5550.60.6-3
Poland
460.40.3810.90.3-36
Cyprus
380.40.3540.60.4-16
Germany
380.40.4340.40.5+4
Afghanistan
340.30.1300.30.1+4
Albania
330.30.1290.30.1+4
Iran
290.30.190.10.1+20
Zimbabwe
240.20.1140.20.1+10
Lebanon
240.20.3250.30.3-2
Indonesia
240.20.2210.20.2+3
Turkey
230.20.2380.40.2-15
Singapore
230.20.2140.20.2+9
Greece
210.20.3230.30.3-3
Thailand
200.20.2190.20.1+1
Romania
200.20.1210.20.1-2
Argentina
180.20.1160.20.1+2
Hong Kong
180.20.1190.20.1-1
Spain
160.20.1140.20.1+2
United Arab Emirates
140.10.1130.10.0+1
Uruguay
130.10.180.10.1+5
Portugal
130.10.1170.20.1-4
South Africa
130.10.3310.30.3-18
Eritrea
120.10.0130.10.0-1
Netherlands
110.10.270.10.2+4
Ireland
110.10.2200.20.2-9
South Korea
100.10.1120.10.1-2
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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)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born4,57243.629.94,01343.027.8+559
Non-English speaking backgrounds
4,23540.324.73,64739.122.2+588
Main English speaking countries
3373.25.23663.95.5-29
Australia
5,42751.763.54,85052.067.0+576
Not stated
4994.86.64705.05.2+28

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 Philippines, City of Melton: 2.9% India, City of Melton: 3.8% Vietnam, City of Melton: 1.4% Malta, City of Melton: 1.5% New Zealand, City of Melton: 2.1% Sri Lanka, City of Melton: 0.9% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, City of Melton: 0.8% Ethiopia, City of Melton: 0.3% United Kingdom, City of Melton: 2.4% East Timor, City of Melton: 0.4% Philippines, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 6.4% India, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 6.1% Vietnam, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 4.4% Malta, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 1.6% New Zealand, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 1.6% Sri Lanka, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 1.5% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 1.3% Ethiopia, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 1.3% United Kingdom, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 1.3% East Timor, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 1.2%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in birthplace, 2011 to 2016
Change in birthplace, 2011 to 2016 Philippines, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +59 India, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +288 Vietnam, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +75 Malta, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +5 New Zealand, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +30 Sri Lanka, Burnside - Burnside Heights: -8 Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Burnside - Burnside Heights: -22 Ethiopia, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +40 United Kingdom, Burnside - Burnside Heights: -28 East Timor, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +22
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 2016 compared to 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, 43.6% of the population was born overseas, and 40.3% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 29.9% and 24.7% respectively for City of Melton.

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

  • A larger percentage of people born in Philippines (6.4% compared to 2.9%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Vietnam (4.4% compared to 1.4%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in India (6.1% compared to 3.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (1.3% compared to 2.4%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas increased by 559 or 13.9%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 588 or 16.1%.

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

  • India (+288 persons)
  • Vietnam (+75 persons)
  • Iraq (+68 persons)
  • Sudan (+65 persons)

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