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In 2011, 23% of people in Pasadena, 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 Pasadena. 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, Pasadena'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
Pasadena - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idUnited Kingdom1354.77.21665.87.4-31
map this data in atlas.idGreece1184.10.91144.01.0+4
map this data in atlas.idIndia491.71.0220.80.6+27
map this data in atlas.idChina461.61.2240.80.9+22
Malaysia
431.50.6331.20.5+10
Italy
381.30.6592.10.7-21
Philippines
270.90.3220.80.3+5
Germany
260.90.8401.40.9-14
Lebanon
250.90.2180.60.2+7
Croatia
210.70.1120.40.1+9

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

Birthplace - Summary
Pasadena - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born83428.922.179527.820.8+39
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds66322.912.459820.911.3+65
Main English speaking countries
1715.99.71976.99.6-26
Australia
1,97768.474.61,93667.675.2+41
Not stated
792.73.31314.64.0-52

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% India, City of Mitcham: 1.0% China, City of Mitcham: 1.2% Malaysia, City of Mitcham: 0.6% Italy, City of Mitcham: 0.6% Philippines, City of Mitcham: 0.3% Germany, City of Mitcham: 0.8% Lebanon, City of Mitcham: 0.2% Croatia, City of Mitcham: 0.1% United Kingdom, Pasadena: 4.7% Greece, Pasadena: 4.1% India, Pasadena: 1.7% China, Pasadena: 1.6% Malaysia, Pasadena: 1.5% Italy, Pasadena: 1.3% Philippines, Pasadena: 0.9% Germany, Pasadena: 0.9% Lebanon, Pasadena: 0.9% Croatia, Pasadena: 0.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011 United Kingdom, Pasadena: -31 Greece, Pasadena: +4 India, Pasadena: +27 China, Pasadena: +22 Malaysia, Pasadena: +10 Italy, Pasadena: -21 Philippines, Pasadena: +5 Germany, Pasadena: -14 Lebanon, Pasadena: +7 Croatia, Pasadena: +9
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 Pasadena in 2011 compared to the City of Mitcham 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, 28.9% of the population was born overseas, and 22.9% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 22.1% and 12.4% respectively for the City of Mitcham.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in Pasadena was Greece, where 4.1% of the population, or 118 people, were born.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in Pasadena and the City of Mitcham were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in Greece (4.1% compared to 0.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (4.7% compared to 7.2%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 39 or 4.9%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 65 or 10.9%.

There were no major differences in Pasadena between 2006 and 2011.

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