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In 2011, 7% of people in Colonel Light Gardens, 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 Colonel Light Gardens. 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, Colonel Light Gardens'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
Colonel Light Gardens - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idUnited Kingdom1544.67.21645.07.4-10
map this data in atlas.idGreece371.10.9341.01.0+3
Italy
290.90.6200.60.7+9

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

Birthplace - Summary
Colonel Light Gardens - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born43013.022.142112.820.8+9
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds2226.712.42136.511.3+9
Main English speaking countries
2086.39.72086.39.60
Australia
2,79784.474.62,73783.575.2+60
Not stated
872.63.31223.74.0-35

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 Mitcham: 7.2% Greece, City of Mitcham: 0.9% Italy, City of Mitcham: 0.6% United Kingdom, Colonel Light Gardens: 4.6% Greece, Colonel Light Gardens: 1.1% Italy, Colonel Light Gardens: 0.9%
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, Colonel Light Gardens: -10 Greece, Colonel Light Gardens: +3 Italy, Colonel Light Gardens: +9
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the country of birth of the population in Colonel Light Gardens in 2011 compared to the City of Mitcham 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, 13.0% of the population was born overseas, and 6.7% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 22.1% and 12.4% respectively for the City of Mitcham.

The major difference between the countries of birth of the population in Colonel Light Gardens and the City of Mitcham was:

  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (4.6% compared to 7.2%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 9 or 2.1%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 9 or 4.2%.

There were no major differences in Colonel Light Gardens between 2006 and 2011.

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