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In 2011, 33% of people in Hughesdale, 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 Hughesdale. 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, Hughesdale'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
Hughesdale - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idChina4556.48.12614.05.2+194
map this data in atlas.idGreece4256.02.74396.83.0-14
map this data in atlas.idIndia3655.24.32013.12.9+164
United Kingdom
1572.23.01812.83.4-24
map this data in atlas.idSri Lanka1051.53.4861.32.7+19
New Zealand
841.21.2621.01.2+22
map this data in atlas.idItaly801.11.71211.92.0-41
Indonesia
751.11.0791.21.0-4
map this data in atlas.idSouth Korea741.01.2460.70.6+28
map this data in atlas.idMalaysia701.03.2530.82.9+17
map this data in atlas.idVietnam560.81.4310.51.2+25
Mauritius
460.70.4420.60.4+4
Philippines
410.60.6230.40.5+18
Ukraine
360.50.2130.20.2+23
South Africa
340.50.6360.60.6-2
Japan
340.50.3220.30.3+12
Ireland
320.50.2190.30.2+13
Canada
280.40.1120.20.1+16
Egypt
270.40.4170.30.5+10
Russian Federation
250.40.2220.30.2+3
Poland
220.30.5460.70.6-24
Nepal
220.30.160.10.0+16
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Hughesdale - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born2,66437.844.72,24334.539.6+421
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds2,32332.939.21,91529.533.8+408
Main English speaking countries
3414.85.53285.05.9+13
Australia
4,00856.851.13,97861.254.3+30
Not stated
3845.44.22794.36.0+105

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% Greece, City of Monash: 2.7% India, City of Monash: 4.3% United Kingdom, City of Monash: 3.0% Sri Lanka, City of Monash: 3.4% New Zealand, City of Monash: 1.2% Italy, City of Monash: 1.7% Indonesia, City of Monash: 1.0% South Korea, City of Monash: 1.2% Malaysia, City of Monash: 3.2% China, Hughesdale: 6.4% Greece, Hughesdale: 6.0% India, Hughesdale: 5.2% United Kingdom, Hughesdale: 2.2% Sri Lanka, Hughesdale: 1.5% New Zealand, Hughesdale: 1.2% Italy, Hughesdale: 1.1% Indonesia, Hughesdale: 1.1% South Korea, Hughesdale: 1.0% Malaysia, Hughesdale: 1.0%
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, Hughesdale: +194 Greece, Hughesdale: -14 India, Hughesdale: +164 United Kingdom, Hughesdale: -24 Sri Lanka, Hughesdale: +19 New Zealand, Hughesdale: +22 Italy, Hughesdale: -41 Indonesia, Hughesdale: -4 South Korea, Hughesdale: +28 Malaysia, Hughesdale: +17
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 Hughesdale in 2011 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, 37.8% of the population was born overseas, and 32.9% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 44.7% and 39.2% respectively for City of Monash.

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

  • A larger percentage of people born in Greece (6.0% compared to 2.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Malaysia (1.0% compared to 3.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Sri Lanka (1.5% compared to 3.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in China (6.4% compared to 8.1%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 421 or 18.8%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 408 or 21.3%.

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

  • China (+194 persons)
  • India (+164 persons)

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