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In 2011, 13% of people in Kurunjang, 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 Kurunjang. 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, Kurunjang'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
Kurunjang - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
3674.03.03595.33.7+8
map this data in atlas.idNew Zealand2212.41.8901.31.2+131
map this data in atlas.idMalta1581.71.71081.61.9+50
Sudan
1451.60.480.10.1+137
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines740.82.5430.62.0+31
Italy
550.60.9340.51.0+21
Samoa
520.60.2250.40.1+27
map this data in atlas.idIndia500.52.5160.21.2+34
Germany
490.50.5480.70.6+1
Croatia
450.50.6180.30.7+27
Chile
420.50.4260.40.5+16
Vietnam
390.41.3280.40.9+11
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
390.40.6570.80.8-18
Sri Lanka
360.40.8360.50.50
Egypt
340.40.5100.10.4+24
Bosnia and Herzegovina
300.30.430.00.3+27
Poland
260.30.3200.30.4+6
Netherlands
210.20.2200.30.3+1
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
210.20.990.10.9+12
Ireland
210.20.2160.20.2+5
Lebanon
200.20.3130.20.2+7
South Africa
200.20.3190.30.3+1
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Kurunjang - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born1,89220.527.81,23818.424.3+654
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds1,24513.522.274611.118.7+499
Main English speaking countries
6477.05.54927.35.6+155
Australia
6,78473.367.05,19477.069.6+1,590
Not stated
5736.25.23114.66.1+262

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 United Kingdom, City of Melton: 3.0% New Zealand, City of Melton: 1.8% Malta, City of Melton: 1.7% Sudan, City of Melton: 0.4% Philippines, City of Melton: 2.5% Italy, City of Melton: 0.9% Samoa, City of Melton: 0.2% India, City of Melton: 2.5% Germany, City of Melton: 0.5% Croatia, City of Melton: 0.6% United Kingdom, Kurunjang: 4.0% New Zealand, Kurunjang: 2.4% Malta, Kurunjang: 1.7% Sudan, Kurunjang: 1.6% Philippines, Kurunjang: 0.8% Italy, Kurunjang: 0.6% Samoa, Kurunjang: 0.6% India, Kurunjang: 0.5% Germany, Kurunjang: 0.5% Croatia, Kurunjang: 0.5%
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 United Kingdom, Kurunjang: +8 New Zealand, Kurunjang: +131 Malta, Kurunjang: +50 Sudan, Kurunjang: +137 Philippines, Kurunjang: +31 Italy, Kurunjang: +21 Samoa, Kurunjang: +27 India, Kurunjang: +34 Germany, Kurunjang: +1 Croatia, Kurunjang: +27
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 Kurunjang in 2011 compared to the City of Melton shows that there was a smaller proportion of people born overseas, as well as a smaller proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 20.5% of the population was born overseas, and 13.5% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 27.8% and 22.2% respectively for the City of Melton.

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

  • A larger percentage of people born in Sudan (1.6% compared to 0.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in India (0.5% compared to 2.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Philippines (0.8% compared to 2.5%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 654 or 52.8%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 499 or 66.9%.

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

  • Sudan (+137 persons)
  • New Zealand (+131 persons)
  • Malta (+50 persons)

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