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In 2011, 23% of people in the City of Moonee Valley, 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 the City of Moonee Valley. 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, the City of Moonee Valley'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
City of Moonee Valley - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idItaly5,3905.01.75,9485.82.0-558
United Kingdom
2,5232.34.12,5342.54.4-11
map this data in atlas.idIndia2,4362.32.71,2761.21.4+1,160
Vietnam
1,9861.81.71,7501.71.6+236
Greece
1,4691.41.21,5641.51.4-95
China
1,4651.42.31,2851.31.5+180
New Zealand
1,2771.21.79700.91.5+307
Malta
7510.70.58140.80.5-63
Croatia
5930.60.46240.60.4-31
Philippines
5380.50.84420.40.7+96
Malaysia
5120.51.03390.30.8+173
Germany
4910.50.54990.50.6-8
Sri Lanka
4840.51.15090.50.8-25
Egypt
4570.40.34370.40.3+20
Ethiopia
4410.40.13050.30.1+136
Ireland
3660.30.32640.30.3+102
Lebanon
3260.30.43140.30.4+12
Poland
3180.30.43390.30.4-21
Hong Kong
3170.30.42870.30.5+30
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
3010.30.43190.30.4-18
Somalia
2940.30.13260.30.1-32
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
2890.30.42640.30.5+25
United States of America
2810.30.42480.20.3+33
Turkey
2750.30.42380.20.4+37
Sudan
2550.20.21840.20.2+71
Chile
2360.20.22510.20.2-15
Eritrea
1910.20.01820.20.0+9
Indonesia
1900.20.41520.10.3+38
Netherlands
1830.20.31920.20.4-9
Singapore
1800.20.31430.10.3+37
Japan
1780.20.21290.10.1+49
Cyprus
1770.20.22120.20.2-35
Thailand
1730.20.21070.10.2+66
Nepal
1720.20.1140.00.0+158
Canada
1710.20.21380.10.1+33
South Africa
1580.10.51670.20.5-9
South Korea
1550.10.2960.10.2+59
Iran
1540.10.2990.10.1+55
Mauritius
1440.10.31000.10.2+44
Argentina
1390.10.11300.10.1+9
Bosnia and Herzegovina
1310.10.21210.10.2+10
Slovenia
1280.10.11430.10.1-15
Ukraine
1270.10.11560.20.1-29
Colombia
1220.10.1300.00.0+92
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
City of Moonee Valley - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born29,37727.331.426,86026.328.6+2,517
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds24,60122.924.222,53922.021.6+2,062
Main English speaking countries
4,7764.47.24,3214.27.0+455
Australia
72,39167.463.368,08066.564.5+4,311
Not stated
5,6755.35.37,3667.26.9-1,691

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 Italy, Greater Melbourne: 1.7% United Kingdom, Greater Melbourne: 4.1% India, Greater Melbourne: 2.7% Vietnam, Greater Melbourne: 1.7% Greece, Greater Melbourne: 1.2% China, Greater Melbourne: 2.3% New Zealand, Greater Melbourne: 1.7% Malta, Greater Melbourne: 0.5% Croatia, Greater Melbourne: 0.4% Philippines, Greater Melbourne: 0.8% Italy, City of Moonee Valley: 5.0% United Kingdom, City of Moonee Valley: 2.3% India, City of Moonee Valley: 2.3% Vietnam, City of Moonee Valley: 1.8% Greece, City of Moonee Valley: 1.4% China, City of Moonee Valley: 1.4% New Zealand, City of Moonee Valley: 1.2% Malta, City of Moonee Valley: 0.7% Croatia, City of Moonee Valley: 0.6% Philippines, City of Moonee Valley: 0.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011 Italy, City of Moonee Valley: -558 United Kingdom, City of Moonee Valley: -11 India, City of Moonee Valley: +1,160 Vietnam, City of Moonee Valley: +236 Greece, City of Moonee Valley: -95 China, City of Moonee Valley: +180 New Zealand, City of Moonee Valley: +307 Malta, City of Moonee Valley: -63 Croatia, City of Moonee Valley: -31 Philippines, City of Moonee Valley: +96
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 the City of Moonee Valley in 2011 compared to Greater Melbourne 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, 27.3% of the population was born overseas, and 22.9% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 31.4% and 24.2% respectively for Greater Melbourne.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in the City of Moonee Valley was Italy, where 5.0% of the population, or 5,390 people, were born.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in the City of Moonee Valley and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in Italy (5.0% compared to 1.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (2.3% compared to 4.1%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 2,517 or 9.4%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 2,062 or 9.1%.

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

  • India (+1,160 persons)
  • Italy (-558 persons)
  • New Zealand (+307 persons)
  • Vietnam (+236 persons)

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