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In 2011, 42% of people in Chadstone, 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 Chadstone. 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, Chadstone'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
Chadstone - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idChina6648.58.14656.45.2+199
map this data in atlas.idIndia3304.24.32673.72.9+63
map this data in atlas.idGreece2743.52.72904.03.0-16
map this data in atlas.idSri Lanka2553.33.41892.62.7+66
map this data in atlas.idItaly1572.01.71832.52.0-26
United Kingdom
1521.93.01782.43.4-26
map this data in atlas.idMalaysia1341.73.21281.82.9+6
Indonesia
1211.51.01111.51.0+10
map this data in atlas.idVietnam1171.51.41041.41.2+13
map this data in atlas.idSouth Korea1151.51.2410.60.6+74
New Zealand
1001.31.21051.41.2-5
map this data in atlas.idHong Kong841.11.41241.71.5-40
Philippines
781.00.6620.80.5+16
Mauritius
710.90.4590.80.4+12
Germany
550.70.5320.40.6+23
Poland
510.70.5290.40.6+22
Afghanistan
450.60.1500.70.1-5
Thailand
410.50.3420.60.2-1
Singapore
390.50.9300.40.7+9
Egypt
390.50.4270.40.5+12
South Africa
380.50.6470.60.6-9
Pakistan
320.40.2220.30.2+10
Ukraine
280.40.2230.30.2+5
United States of America
280.40.3100.10.3+18
Chile
270.30.1280.40.2-1
Japan
270.30.3330.50.3-6
Israel
250.30.1200.30.1+5
Croatia
250.30.360.10.3+19
Russian Federation
230.30.2370.50.2-14
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
210.30.3230.30.4-2
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Chadstone - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born3,60446.144.73,17443.439.6+430
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds3,25941.739.22,82138.633.8+438
Main English speaking countries
3454.45.53534.85.9-8
Australia
3,73747.851.13,73151.054.3+6
Not stated
4816.14.24055.56.0+76

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 China, City of Monash: 8.1% India, City of Monash: 4.3% Greece, City of Monash: 2.7% Sri Lanka, City of Monash: 3.4% Italy, City of Monash: 1.7% United Kingdom, City of Monash: 3.0% Malaysia, City of Monash: 3.2% Indonesia, City of Monash: 1.0% Vietnam, City of Monash: 1.4% South Korea, City of Monash: 1.2% China, Chadstone: 8.5% India, Chadstone: 4.2% Greece, Chadstone: 3.5% Sri Lanka, Chadstone: 3.3% Italy, Chadstone: 2.0% United Kingdom, Chadstone: 1.9% Malaysia, Chadstone: 1.7% Indonesia, Chadstone: 1.5% Vietnam, Chadstone: 1.5% South Korea, Chadstone: 1.5%
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 China, Chadstone: +199 India, Chadstone: +63 Greece, Chadstone: -16 Sri Lanka, Chadstone: +66 Italy, Chadstone: -26 United Kingdom, Chadstone: -26 Malaysia, Chadstone: +6 Indonesia, Chadstone: +10 Vietnam, Chadstone: +13 South Korea, Chadstone: +74
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 Chadstone in 2011 compared to City of Monash 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, 46.1% of the population was born overseas, and 41.7% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 44.7% and 39.2% respectively for City of Monash.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in Chadstone was China, where 8.5% of the population, or 664 people, were born.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in Chadstone and City of Monash were:

  • A smaller percentage of people born in Malaysia (1.7% compared to 3.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (1.9% compared to 3.0%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 430 or 13.5%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 438 or 15.5%.

The largest changes in birthplace countries of the population in this area between 2006 and 2011 were for those born in:

  • China (+199 persons)
  • South Korea (+74 persons)
  • Sri Lanka (+66 persons)
  • India (+63 persons)

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