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Oakleigh East - Huntingdale

Birthplace

In 2011, 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.

Derived from the Census question:

'In which country was the person born?'

Total population

Birthplace - Ranked by size
Oakleigh East - Huntingdale - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idChina5567.28.13304.65.2+226
map this data in atlas.idIndia4325.64.32904.02.9+142
map this data in atlas.idItaly3654.71.73885.42.0-23
map this data in atlas.idGreece3594.62.73825.33.0-23
map this data in atlas.idSri Lanka2022.63.42143.02.7-12
United Kingdom
1812.33.01662.33.4+15
map this data in atlas.idMalaysia1481.93.2881.22.9+60
New Zealand
1131.51.21061.51.2+7
map this data in atlas.idVietnam1031.31.4630.91.2+40
map this data in atlas.idSouth Korea811.01.2290.40.6+52
Indonesia
811.01.0811.11.00
Philippines
781.00.6751.00.5+3
Mauritius
680.90.4510.70.4+17
map this data in atlas.idHong Kong600.81.4660.91.5-6
Singapore
530.70.9380.50.7+15
Germany
430.60.5360.50.6+7
Bangladesh
380.50.3450.60.2-7
Poland
360.50.5390.50.6-3
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
340.40.3280.40.4+6
Japan
270.30.3180.20.3+9
Pakistan
270.30.2290.40.2-2
South Africa
260.30.6280.40.6-2
Egypt
230.30.4210.30.5+2
Taiwan
230.30.4110.20.4+12
Ireland
220.30.2100.10.2+12
Cambodia
210.30.3130.20.2+8
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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)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born3,59546.344.73,09042.739.6+505
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds3,23241.639.22,76538.233.8+467
Main English speaking countries
3634.75.53254.55.9+38
Australia
3,81849.251.13,76452.154.3+54
Not stated
3514.54.23775.26.0-26

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% Italy, City of Monash: 1.7% Greece, City of Monash: 2.7% Sri Lanka, City of Monash: 3.4% United Kingdom, City of Monash: 3.0% Malaysia, City of Monash: 3.2% New Zealand, City of Monash: 1.2% Vietnam, City of Monash: 1.4% South Korea, City of Monash: 1.2% China, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 7.2% India, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 5.6% Italy, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 4.7% Greece, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 4.6% Sri Lanka, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 2.6% United Kingdom, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 2.3% Malaysia, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 1.9% New Zealand, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 1.5% Vietnam, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 1.3% South Korea, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 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, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +226 India, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +142 Italy, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: -23 Greece, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: -23 Sri Lanka, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: -12 United Kingdom, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +15 Malaysia, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +60 New Zealand, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +7 Vietnam, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +40 South Korea, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +52
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 Oakleigh East - Huntingdale 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, 46.3% of the population was born overseas, and 41.6% 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 Oakleigh East - Huntingdale was China, where 7.2% of the population, or 556 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 Italy (4.7% compared to 1.7%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Greece (4.6% compared to 2.7%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in India (5.6% compared to 4.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Malaysia (1.9% compared to 3.2%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 505 or 16.3%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 467 or 16.9%.

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

  • China (+226 persons)
  • India (+142 persons)
  • Malaysia (+60 persons)
  • South Korea (+52 persons)

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