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Airport West - Essendon Fields

Birthplace

In 2011, 23% of people in Airport West - Essendon Fields, 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 Airport West - Essendon Fields. 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, Airport West - Essendon Fields'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
Airport West - Essendon Fields - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idItaly6198.95.069010.45.8-71
United Kingdom
1442.12.31482.22.5-4
map this data in atlas.idIndia1211.72.3540.81.2+67
Greece
1051.51.41111.71.5-6
Malta
911.30.71161.70.8-25
China
811.21.4500.81.3+31
Sri Lanka
771.10.5911.40.5-14
New Zealand
620.91.2610.90.9+1
Egypt
440.60.4420.60.4+2
Croatia
380.50.6520.80.6-14
Ireland
360.50.3150.20.3+21
Philippines
310.40.5220.30.4+9
Germany
280.40.5340.50.5-6
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
220.30.3200.30.3+2
United States of America
220.30.3170.30.2+5
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Airport West - Essendon Fields - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born1,88827.127.31,92628.926.3-38
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds1,61423.222.91,66425.022.0-50
Main English speaking countries
2743.94.42623.94.2+12
Australia
4,72767.967.44,18462.966.5+543
Not stated
3434.95.35468.27.2-203

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, City of Moonee Valley: 5.0% United Kingdom, City of Moonee Valley: 2.3% India, City of Moonee Valley: 2.3% Greece, City of Moonee Valley: 1.4% Malta, City of Moonee Valley: 0.7% China, City of Moonee Valley: 1.4% Sri Lanka, City of Moonee Valley: 0.5% New Zealand, City of Moonee Valley: 1.2% Egypt, City of Moonee Valley: 0.4% Croatia, City of Moonee Valley: 0.6% Italy, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 8.9% United Kingdom, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 2.1% India, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 1.7% Greece, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 1.5% Malta, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 1.3% China, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 1.2% Sri Lanka, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 1.1% New Zealand, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 0.9% Egypt, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 0.6% Croatia, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 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, Airport West - Essendon Fields: -71 United Kingdom, Airport West - Essendon Fields: -4 India, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +67 Greece, Airport West - Essendon Fields: -6 Malta, Airport West - Essendon Fields: -25 China, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +31 Sri Lanka, Airport West - Essendon Fields: -14 New Zealand, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +1 Egypt, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +2 Croatia, Airport West - Essendon Fields: -14
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the country of birth of the population in Airport West - Essendon Fields in 2011 compared to the City of Moonee Valley shows that there was a similar proportion of people born overseas, as well as a similar proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 27.1% of the population was born overseas, and 23.2% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 27.3% and 22.9% respectively for the City of Moonee Valley.

The largest non-English speaking country of birth in Airport West - Essendon Fields was Italy, where 8.9% of the population, or 619 people, were born.

The major difference between the countries of birth of the population in Airport West - Essendon Fields and the City of Moonee Valley was:

  • A larger percentage of people born in Italy (8.9% compared to 5.0%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas decreased by 38 or 2.0%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background decreased by 50 or 3.0%.

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

  • Italy (-71 persons)
  • India (+67 persons)

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