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Eyensbury Township



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In 2011, 7% 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.

Derived from the Census question:

'In which country was the person born?'

Total population

Birthplace - Ranked by size
Eyensbury Township - Overseas born (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom395.93.00--3.7+40

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

Birthplace - Summary
Eyensbury Township - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born10015.127.80--24.3+101
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds446.722.20--18.7+45
Main English speaking countries
Not stated

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the country of birth of the population in Eyensbury Township in 2011 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, 15.1% of the population was born overseas, and 6.7% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 27.8% and 22.2% respectively for City of Melton.

The major difference between the countries of birth of the population in Eyensbury Township and City of Melton was:

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (5.9% compared to 3.0%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 100 or Infinity%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 44 or Infinity%.

There were no major differences in Eyensbury Township between 2006 and 2011.

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