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In 2011, 38% of people in Mulgrave, 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 Mulgrave. 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, Mulgrave'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
Mulgrave - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idChina7824.48.14332.75.2+349
map this data in atlas.idSri Lanka7714.43.44422.72.7+329
map this data in atlas.idIndia6103.54.33772.32.9+233
map this data in atlas.idGreece5563.22.76033.73.0-47
United Kingdom
5202.93.05283.23.4-8
map this data in atlas.idMalaysia4762.73.22781.72.9+198
map this data in atlas.idVietnam4512.61.43752.31.2+76
map this data in atlas.idItaly4482.51.74813.02.0-33
New Zealand
1670.91.21701.01.2-3
Indonesia
1510.91.01020.61.0+49
Germany
1290.70.51390.90.6-10
Mauritius
1260.70.41110.70.4+15
Egypt
1180.70.41140.70.5+4
Philippines
1160.70.61290.80.5-13
Poland
1040.60.51280.80.6-24
map this data in atlas.idHong Kong1040.61.4810.51.5+23
Croatia
1030.60.31040.60.3-1
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
980.60.31510.90.4-53
Singapore
910.50.9580.40.7+33
Cambodia
790.40.3820.50.2-3
South Africa
630.40.6780.50.6-15
Turkey
610.30.2650.40.3-4
Taiwan
560.30.4240.10.4+32
Lebanon
550.30.1530.30.2+2
Chile
540.30.1450.30.2+9
Cyprus
540.30.2510.30.3+3
Bosnia and Herzegovina
510.30.1400.20.1+11
Netherlands
490.30.3590.40.3-10
Afghanistan
460.30.1260.20.1+20
Bangladesh
430.20.3180.10.2+25
Ireland
430.20.2380.20.2+5
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
410.20.1430.30.1-2
Fiji
390.20.2390.20.20
Pakistan
380.20.2100.10.2+28
Ukraine
370.20.2200.10.2+17
map this data in atlas.idSouth Korea370.21.250.00.6+32
Iran
350.20.3270.20.2+8
Romania
340.20.1340.20.10
Japan
340.20.3130.10.3+21
Thailand
330.20.3330.20.20
Hungary
330.20.2590.40.2-26
United States of America
310.20.3330.20.3-2
East Timor
300.20.0210.10.1+9
United Arab Emirates
290.20.100.00.1+29
Austria
260.10.1390.20.1-13
Canada
260.10.1140.10.1+12
Malta
250.10.1240.10.1+1
Sudan
240.10.1210.10.1+3
Zimbabwe
220.10.100.00.1+22
El Salvador
200.10.0260.20.0-6
Russian Federation
200.10.2130.10.2+7
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Mulgrave - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born7,55642.844.76,25038.439.6+1,306
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds6,70638.039.25,38933.133.8+1,317
Main English speaking countries
8504.85.58615.35.9-11
Australia
9,49353.851.18,95555.054.3+538
Not stated
5993.44.21,0836.66.0-484

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% Sri Lanka, City of Monash: 3.4% India, City of Monash: 4.3% Greece, City of Monash: 2.7% United Kingdom, City of Monash: 3.0% Malaysia, City of Monash: 3.2% Vietnam, City of Monash: 1.4% Italy, City of Monash: 1.7% New Zealand, City of Monash: 1.2% Indonesia, City of Monash: 1.0% China, Mulgrave: 4.4% Sri Lanka, Mulgrave: 4.4% India, Mulgrave: 3.5% Greece, Mulgrave: 3.2% United Kingdom, Mulgrave: 2.9% Malaysia, Mulgrave: 2.7% Vietnam, Mulgrave: 2.6% Italy, Mulgrave: 2.5% New Zealand, Mulgrave: 0.9% Indonesia, Mulgrave: 0.9%
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, Mulgrave: +349 Sri Lanka, Mulgrave: +329 India, Mulgrave: +233 Greece, Mulgrave: -47 United Kingdom, Mulgrave: -8 Malaysia, Mulgrave: +198 Vietnam, Mulgrave: +76 Italy, Mulgrave: -33 New Zealand, Mulgrave: -3 Indonesia, Mulgrave: +49
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 Mulgrave 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, 42.8% of the population was born overseas, and 38.0% 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 Mulgrave and City of Monash were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in Vietnam (2.6% compared to 1.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in China (4.4% compared to 8.1%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 1,306 or 20.9%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 1,317 or 24.4%.

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

  • China (+349 persons)
  • Sri Lanka (+329 persons)
  • India (+233 persons)
  • Malaysia (+198 persons)

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