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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

In 2016, 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.

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
Caroline Springs - Overseas born (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines1,3035.52.91,1765.82.5+127
map this data in atlas.idIndia1,1835.03.88924.42.5+290
Vietnam
4942.11.43661.81.3+127
map this data in atlas.idNew Zealand4872.12.14202.11.8+67
United Kingdom
3901.72.44212.13.0-32
map this data in atlas.idMalta3581.51.52841.41.7+73
map this data in atlas.idChina2931.20.62551.30.6+37
Sri Lanka
2931.20.92441.20.8+48
Egypt
2170.90.61490.70.5+68
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
2130.90.81961.00.9+17
Pakistan
2060.90.51270.60.3+79
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
1870.80.61470.70.6+39
Croatia
1490.60.51240.60.6+25
Ethiopia
1490.60.31240.60.3+25
Italy
1450.60.71350.70.9+10
Bosnia and Herzegovina
1410.60.41350.70.4+6
Chile
1400.60.41400.70.4-1
Malaysia
1360.60.41620.80.4-26
Fiji
1100.50.41290.60.4-19
Iraq
1070.50.3550.30.1+52
Sudan
1050.40.7410.20.4+64
Poland
980.40.3800.40.3+18
Indonesia
960.40.2990.50.2-3
East Timor
860.40.4760.40.4+10
El Salvador
840.40.31060.50.3-23
Cyprus
730.30.3600.30.4+13
South Africa
690.30.31060.50.3-37
Singapore
640.30.2740.40.2-10
Albania
620.30.1490.20.1+13
South Korea
600.30.1590.30.1+1
Thailand
600.30.2500.20.1+10
Lebanon
570.20.3570.30.30
Greece
560.20.3620.30.3-6
Samoa
510.20.4200.10.2+31
United States of America
470.20.2370.20.1+10
Hong Kong
460.20.1600.30.1-14
Bangladesh
460.20.2410.20.1+5
Iran
450.20.1220.10.1+23
Turkey
450.20.2470.20.2-2
Portugal
430.20.1610.30.1-18
Germany
410.20.4660.30.5-25
Nigeria
350.10.1260.10.1+9
Afghanistan
320.10.1270.10.1+4
Romania
280.10.1420.20.1-14
United Arab Emirates
270.10.1160.10.0+11
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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)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born8,62136.529.97,61337.327.8+1,007
Non-English speaking backgrounds
7,60432.224.76,59332.322.2+1,010
Main English speaking countries
1,0174.35.21,0195.05.5-3
Australia
13,60257.663.511,93058.567.0+1,672
Not stated
1,3875.96.68434.15.2+544

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% New Zealand, City of Melton: 2.1% United Kingdom, City of Melton: 2.4% Malta, City of Melton: 1.5% Sri Lanka, City of Melton: 0.9% China, City of Melton: 0.6% Egypt, City of Melton: 0.6% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, City of Melton: 0.8% Philippines, Caroline Springs: 5.5% India, Caroline Springs: 5.0% Vietnam, Caroline Springs: 2.1% New Zealand, Caroline Springs: 2.1% United Kingdom, Caroline Springs: 1.7% Malta, Caroline Springs: 1.5% Sri Lanka, Caroline Springs: 1.2% China, Caroline Springs: 1.2% Egypt, Caroline Springs: 0.9% Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Caroline Springs: 0.9%
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, Caroline Springs: +127 India, Caroline Springs: +290 Vietnam, Caroline Springs: +127 New Zealand, Caroline Springs: +67 United Kingdom, Caroline Springs: -32 Malta, Caroline Springs: +73 Sri Lanka, Caroline Springs: +48 China, Caroline Springs: +37 Egypt, Caroline Springs: +68 Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Caroline Springs: +17
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 Caroline Springs 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, 36.5% of the population was born overseas, and 32.2% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 29.9% and 24.7% respectively for City of Melton.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in Caroline Springs was Philippines, where 5.5% of the population, or 1,303 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 (5.5% compared to 2.9%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in India (5.0% compared to 3.8%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas increased by 1,008 or 13.2%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 1,011 or 15.3%.

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

  • India (+290 persons)
  • Vietnam (+127 persons)
  • Philippines (+127 persons)
  • Pakistan (+79 persons)

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