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Oakleigh East - Huntingdale

Birthplace

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

In 2016, 42% of people in Oakleigh East - Huntingdale, 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 Oakleigh East - Huntingdale. 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, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale'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
Oakleigh East - Huntingdale - Overseas born (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idChina7609.512.55567.28.1+204
map this data in atlas.idGreece4325.42.43594.62.7+73
map this data in atlas.idIndia4135.15.34325.64.3-19
map this data in atlas.idItaly3133.91.43654.71.7-52
map this data in atlas.idSri Lanka2302.93.62022.63.4+28
map this data in atlas.idMalaysia1461.83.31481.93.2-2
United Kingdom
1431.82.41812.33.0-38
map this data in atlas.idVietnam1051.31.51031.31.4+2
map this data in atlas.idSouth Korea1021.31.1811.01.2+21
Indonesia
981.21.0811.01.0+17
New Zealand
620.81.11131.51.2-51
Philippines
610.80.6781.00.6-17
Singapore
560.71.0530.70.9+3
Bangladesh
510.60.3380.50.3+13
map this data in atlas.idHong Kong500.61.4600.81.4-10
Mauritius
370.50.4680.90.4-31
Poland
340.40.4360.50.5-2
Nepal
320.40.1130.20.1+19
Pakistan
300.40.4270.30.2+3
Thailand
300.40.390.10.3+21
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
270.30.3340.40.3-7
South Africa
250.30.5260.30.6-1
Brazil
250.30.1130.20.1+12
Chile
230.30.1100.10.1+13
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Oakleigh East - Huntingdale - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born3,58244.648.93,59546.344.7-13
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds3,33341.544.33,23241.639.2+101
Main English speaking countries
2493.14.73634.75.5-114
Australia
3,95349.346.03,81849.251.1+135
Not stated
4916.15.03514.54.2+140

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% Greece, City of Monash: 2.4% India, City of Monash: 5.3% Italy, City of Monash: 1.4% Sri Lanka, City of Monash: 3.6% Malaysia, City of Monash: 3.3% United Kingdom, City of Monash: 2.4% Vietnam, City of Monash: 1.5% South Korea, City of Monash: 1.1% Indonesia, City of Monash: 1.0% China, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 9.5% Greece, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 5.4% India, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 5.1% Italy, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 3.9% Sri Lanka, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 2.9% Malaysia, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 1.8% United Kingdom, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 1.8% Vietnam, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 1.3% South Korea, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 1.3% Indonesia, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 1.2%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
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Change in birthplace, 2011 to 2016
Change in birthplace, 2011 to 2016 China, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +204 Greece, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +73 India, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: -19 Italy, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: -52 Sri Lanka, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +28 Malaysia, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: -2 United Kingdom, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: -38 Vietnam, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +2 South Korea, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +21 Indonesia, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +17
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 Oakleigh East - Huntingdale 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, 44.6% of the population was born overseas, and 41.5% 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 Oakleigh East - Huntingdale was China, where 9.5% of the population, or 760 people, were born.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in Oakleigh East - Huntingdale and City of Monash were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in Greece (5.4% compared to 2.4%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Italy (3.9% compared to 1.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in China (9.5% compared to 12.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Malaysia (1.8% compared to 3.3%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas decreased by 13 or 0.4%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 101 or 3.1%.

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

  • China (+204 persons)
  • Greece (+73 persons)
  • Italy (-52 persons)
  • New Zealand (-51 persons)

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