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Caroline Springs

Birthplace

In 2011, 32% of people in Caroline Springs, 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 Caroline Springs. 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, Caroline Springs'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
Caroline Springs - Overseas born (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines1,1765.82.56315.32.0+545
map this data in atlas.idIndia8924.42.53593.01.2+533
United Kingdom
4212.13.02592.23.7+163
map this data in atlas.idNew Zealand4202.11.81671.41.2+252
Vietnam
3661.81.31961.60.9+170
map this data in atlas.idMalta2841.41.71981.71.9+87
map this data in atlas.idChina2551.30.6760.60.2+180
Sri Lanka
2441.20.8700.60.5+174
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
1961.00.91331.10.9+63
Malaysia
1620.80.4420.40.3+120
Egypt
1490.70.5660.60.4+83
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
1470.70.61271.10.8+21
Chile
1400.70.41060.90.5+34
Italy
1350.70.9770.61.0+57
Bosnia and Herzegovina
1350.70.4740.60.3+60
Fiji
1290.60.4710.60.3+58
Pakistan
1270.60.31130.90.2+14
Ethiopia
1240.60.3720.60.2+51
Croatia
1240.60.6620.50.7+62
South Africa
1060.50.3550.50.3+50
El Salvador
1060.50.3780.70.4+29
Indonesia
990.50.2540.50.1+45
Poland
800.40.3580.50.4+22
East Timor
760.40.4470.40.4+28
Singapore
740.40.2540.50.2+20
Germany
660.30.5390.30.6+27
Greece
620.30.3540.50.5+8
Portugal
610.30.1340.30.2+26
Hong Kong
600.30.1530.40.1+6
Cyprus
600.30.4340.30.4+26
South Korea
590.30.190.10.0+49
Lebanon
570.30.3360.30.2+21
Iraq
550.30.1110.10.1+44
Thailand
500.20.1290.20.1+21
Albania
490.20.1290.20.1+20
Turkey
470.20.2380.30.2+9
Romania
420.20.1260.20.1+15
Bangladesh
410.20.1220.20.1+19
Sudan
410.20.4280.20.1+13
Argentina
370.20.1270.20.1+10
United States of America
370.20.1240.20.1+13
Taiwan
290.10.0100.10.0+19
Netherlands
280.10.2260.20.3+2
Afghanistan
270.10.160.10.0+22
Nigeria
260.10.180.10.0+18
Laos
250.10.160.10.1+19
Mauritius
240.10.1280.20.1-4
Spain
220.10.190.10.1+12
Canada
220.10.1140.10.1+7
Iran
220.10.1130.10.0+9
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Caroline Springs - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born7,61337.327.84,14934.624.3+3,464
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds6,59332.322.23,61030.118.7+2,983
Main English speaking countries
1,0195.05.55384.55.6+481
Australia
11,93058.567.07,10459.269.6+4,825
Not stated
8434.15.27536.36.1+90

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% India, City of Melton: 2.5% United Kingdom, City of Melton: 3.0% New Zealand, City of Melton: 1.8% Vietnam, City of Melton: 1.3% Malta, City of Melton: 1.7% China, City of Melton: 0.6% Sri Lanka, City of Melton: 0.8% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, City of Melton: 0.9% Malaysia, City of Melton: 0.4% Philippines, Caroline Springs: 5.8% India, Caroline Springs: 4.4% United Kingdom, Caroline Springs: 2.1% New Zealand, Caroline Springs: 2.1% Vietnam, Caroline Springs: 1.8% Malta, Caroline Springs: 1.4% China, Caroline Springs: 1.3% Sri Lanka, Caroline Springs: 1.2% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Caroline Springs: 1.0% Malaysia, Caroline Springs: 0.8%
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, Caroline Springs: +545 India, Caroline Springs: +533 United Kingdom, Caroline Springs: +163 New Zealand, Caroline Springs: +252 Vietnam, Caroline Springs: +170 Malta, Caroline Springs: +87 China, Caroline Springs: +180 Sri Lanka, Caroline Springs: +174 Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Caroline Springs: +63 Malaysia, Caroline Springs: +120
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 Caroline Springs 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, 37.3% of the population was born overseas, and 32.3% 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 Caroline Springs was Philippines, where 5.8% of the population, or 1,176 people, were born.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in Caroline Springs and City of Melton were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in Philippines (5.8% compared to 2.5%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in India (4.4% compared to 2.5%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 3,464 or 83.5%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 2,983 or 82.6%.

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

  • Philippines (+545 persons)
  • India (+533 persons)
  • New Zealand (+252 persons)
  • China (+180 persons)

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