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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 - Overseas born (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines6166.62.53516.82.0+265
Vietnam
3834.11.31422.80.9+241
map this data in atlas.idIndia3493.72.5891.71.2+260
map this data in atlas.idMalta1661.81.71302.51.9+35
United Kingdom
1641.83.01232.43.7+40
Sri Lanka
1621.70.8691.30.5+93
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
1601.70.9771.50.9+83
map this data in atlas.idNew Zealand1401.51.8651.31.2+75
East Timor
1061.10.4511.00.4+56
El Salvador
1021.10.3851.70.4+17
Ethiopia
971.00.3671.30.2+31
Pakistan
921.00.3140.30.2+78
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
911.00.6791.60.8+11
map this data in atlas.idChina820.90.6270.50.2+54
Poland
810.90.3501.00.4+31
Chile
790.80.4501.00.5+29
Italy
790.90.9420.81.0+38
Egypt
740.80.5240.50.4+49
Fiji
620.70.4330.60.3+29
Bosnia and Herzegovina
590.60.4340.70.3+25
Malaysia
580.60.4220.40.3+35
Croatia
550.60.6591.20.7-5
Cyprus
540.60.4240.50.4+29
Turkey
380.40.2120.20.2+25
Germany
340.40.5150.30.6+18
Sudan
320.40.470.10.1+25
South Africa
310.30.3130.30.3+18
Afghanistan
300.30.1130.30.0+17
Albania
290.30.1180.40.1+10
Lebanon
250.30.360.10.2+19
Greece
230.30.3240.50.5-1
Iraq
220.20.1130.30.1+9
Mauritius
220.20.170.10.1+15
Romania
210.20.180.20.1+14
Indonesia
210.20.2110.20.1+9
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 born4,01343.027.82,07840.424.3+1,935
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds3,64739.122.21,84235.818.7+1,805
Main English speaking countries
3663.95.52364.65.6+130
Australia
4,85052.067.02,78354.169.6+2,068
Not stated
4705.05.22865.66.1+184

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)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011 Philippines, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +265 Vietnam, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +241 India, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +260 Malta, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +35 United Kingdom, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +40 Sri Lanka, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +93 Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +83 New Zealand, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +75 East Timor, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +56 El Salvador, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +17
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 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 City of Melton.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in Burnside - Burnside Heights was Philippines, where 6.6% of the population, or 616 people, were born.

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 (6.6% 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 1,935 or 93.1%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 1,805 or 98.0%.

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

  • Philippines (+265 persons)
  • India (+260 persons)
  • Vietnam (+241 persons)
  • Sri Lanka (+93 persons)

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