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Eyensbury Township

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

In 2016, 8% of people in Eyensbury Township, 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 Eyensbury Township. 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, Eyensbury Township'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
Eyensbury Township - Overseas born (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2011 to 2016
United Kingdom
1204.72.4395.93.0+80
map this data in atlas.idNew Zealand542.12.161.01.8+47
map this data in atlas.idPhilippines351.42.920.42.5+32
map this data in atlas.idIndia291.13.80--2.5+29

Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Eyensbury Township - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born40315.829.910015.127.8+302
Non-English speaking backgrounds
1937.624.7446.722.2+148
Main English speaking countries
2108.25.2558.45.5+154
Australia
2,05180.463.554281.567.0+1,508
Not stated
973.86.6223.45.2+75

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 United Kingdom, City of Melton: 2.4% New Zealand, City of Melton: 2.1% Philippines, City of Melton: 2.9% India, City of Melton: 3.8% United Kingdom, Eyensbury Township: 4.7% New Zealand, Eyensbury Township: 2.1% Philippines, Eyensbury Township: 1.4% India, Eyensbury Township: 1.1%
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 United Kingdom, Eyensbury Township: +80 New Zealand, Eyensbury Township: +47 Philippines, Eyensbury Township: +32 India, Eyensbury Township: +29
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 Eyensbury Township in 2016 compared to 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, 15.8% of the population was born overseas, and 7.6% 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 Eyensbury Township and City of Melton were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (4.7% compared to 2.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in India (1.1% compared to 3.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Philippines (1.4% compared to 2.9%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas increased by 303 or 303.0%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 149 or 338.6%.

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

  • United Kingdom (+80 persons)

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