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Ashwood - Burwood

Birthplace

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

In 2016, 30% of people in Ashwood - Burwood, 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 Ashwood - Burwood. 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, Ashwood - Burwood'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
Ashwood - Burwood - Overseas born (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idChina96410.212.55476.58.1+417
United Kingdom
2572.72.42352.83.0+22
map this data in atlas.idIndia2382.55.32252.74.3+13
map this data in atlas.idMalaysia2212.33.31792.13.2+42
map this data in atlas.idSri Lanka1611.73.61431.73.4+18
map this data in atlas.idGreece1211.32.41151.42.7+6
New Zealand
1161.21.11241.51.2-8
map this data in atlas.idVietnam1061.11.5891.11.4+17
map this data in atlas.idHong Kong971.01.4680.81.4+29
map this data in atlas.idSouth Korea770.81.1730.91.2+4
map this data in atlas.idItaly740.81.4811.01.7-7
South Africa
730.80.5800.90.6-7
Singapore
600.61.0480.60.9+12
Indonesia
470.51.0660.81.0-19
Thailand
440.50.3300.40.3+14
Poland
400.40.4450.50.5-5
Egypt
340.40.4380.50.4-4
Philippines
320.30.6410.50.6-9
Russian Federation
310.30.2210.20.2+10
Afghanistan
300.30.1120.10.1+18
Germany
290.30.4290.30.50
United States of America
280.30.3280.30.30
Taiwan
270.30.4420.50.4-15
Iran
240.30.4190.20.3+5
Ireland
220.20.230.00.2+19
Ukraine
210.20.290.10.2+12
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Ashwood - Burwood - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born3,31535.248.92,84233.744.7+473
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds2,80629.844.32,35527.939.2+451
Main English speaking countries
5095.44.74875.85.5+22
Australia
5,39957.346.05,16861.351.1+231
Not stated
7087.55.04174.94.2+291

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 China, City of Monash: 12.5% United Kingdom, City of Monash: 2.4% India, City of Monash: 5.3% Malaysia, City of Monash: 3.3% Sri Lanka, City of Monash: 3.6% Greece, City of Monash: 2.4% New Zealand, City of Monash: 1.1% Vietnam, City of Monash: 1.5% Hong Kong, City of Monash: 1.4% South Korea, City of Monash: 1.1% China, Ashwood - Burwood: 10.2% United Kingdom, Ashwood - Burwood: 2.7% India, Ashwood - Burwood: 2.5% Malaysia, Ashwood - Burwood: 2.3% Sri Lanka, Ashwood - Burwood: 1.7% Greece, Ashwood - Burwood: 1.3% New Zealand, Ashwood - Burwood: 1.2% Vietnam, Ashwood - Burwood: 1.1% Hong Kong, Ashwood - Burwood: 1.0% South Korea, Ashwood - Burwood: 0.8%
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 China, Ashwood - Burwood: +417 United Kingdom, Ashwood - Burwood: +22 India, Ashwood - Burwood: +13 Malaysia, Ashwood - Burwood: +42 Sri Lanka, Ashwood - Burwood: +18 Greece, Ashwood - Burwood: +6 New Zealand, Ashwood - Burwood: -8 Vietnam, Ashwood - Burwood: +17 Hong Kong, Ashwood - Burwood: +29 South Korea, Ashwood - Burwood: +4
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 Ashwood - Burwood in 2016 compared to City of Monash 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, 35.2% of the population was born overseas, and 29.8% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 48.9% and 44.3% respectively for City of Monash.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in Ashwood - Burwood was China, where 10.2% of the population, or 964 people, were born.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in Ashwood - Burwood and City of Monash were:

  • A smaller percentage of people born in India (2.5% compared to 5.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in China (10.2% compared to 12.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Sri Lanka (1.7% compared to 3.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Greece (1.3% compared to 2.4%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas increased by 473 or 16.6%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 451 or 19.2%.

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

  • China (+417 persons)

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