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In 2011, 22% of people in Ascot Vale, 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 Ascot Vale. 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, Ascot Vale'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
Ascot Vale - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idItaly3972.95.04974.05.8-100
United Kingdom
3692.72.33382.72.5+31
Vietnam
3382.51.83232.61.7+15
New Zealand
2521.91.21691.40.9+83
China
2371.81.42672.11.3-30
map this data in atlas.idIndia2311.72.31291.01.2+102
Ethiopia
1791.30.41201.00.3+59
Greece
1671.21.41981.61.5-31
Sudan
960.70.2750.60.2+21
Malaysia
860.60.5460.40.3+40
Somalia
800.60.31070.90.3-27
Malta
680.50.7750.60.8-7
Eritrea
660.50.2620.50.2+4
Philippines
590.40.5570.50.4+2
Ireland
560.40.3250.20.3+31
Egypt
510.40.4340.30.4+17
Canada
460.30.2220.20.1+24
Chile
450.30.2560.40.2-11
Hong Kong
440.30.3290.20.3+15
Indonesia
370.30.2160.10.1+21
Croatia
370.30.6420.30.6-5
Colombia
360.30.1130.10.0+23
Germany
350.30.5390.30.5-4
Turkey
340.30.3240.20.2+10
United States of America
340.30.3310.30.2+3
Sri Lanka
320.20.5320.30.50
Singapore
300.20.290.10.1+21
Argentina
300.20.1160.10.1+14
Netherlands
290.20.2190.20.2+10
Thailand
280.20.2310.20.1-3
Poland
270.20.3180.10.3+9
South Korea
230.20.1120.10.1+11
El Salvador
220.20.1420.30.1-20
France
200.10.1120.10.1+8
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
200.10.3260.20.3-6
Japan
200.10.2260.20.1-6
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Ascot Vale - 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 born3,78228.027.33,40227.326.3+380
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds3,00922.322.92,80322.522.0+206
Main English speaking countries
7735.74.45994.84.2+174
Australia
8,76965.067.47,86363.066.5+906
Not stated
9387.05.31,2079.77.2-269

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% Vietnam, City of Moonee Valley: 1.8% New Zealand, City of Moonee Valley: 1.2% China, City of Moonee Valley: 1.4% India, City of Moonee Valley: 2.3% Ethiopia, City of Moonee Valley: 0.4% Greece, City of Moonee Valley: 1.4% Sudan, City of Moonee Valley: 0.2% Malaysia, City of Moonee Valley: 0.5% Italy, Ascot Vale: 2.9% United Kingdom, Ascot Vale: 2.7% Vietnam, Ascot Vale: 2.5% New Zealand, Ascot Vale: 1.9% China, Ascot Vale: 1.8% India, Ascot Vale: 1.7% Ethiopia, Ascot Vale: 1.3% Greece, Ascot Vale: 1.2% Sudan, Ascot Vale: 0.7% Malaysia, Ascot Vale: 0.6%
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 Italy, Ascot Vale: -100 United Kingdom, Ascot Vale: +31 Vietnam, Ascot Vale: +15 New Zealand, Ascot Vale: +83 China, Ascot Vale: -30 India, Ascot Vale: +102 Ethiopia, Ascot Vale: +59 Greece, Ascot Vale: -31 Sudan, Ascot Vale: +21 Malaysia, Ascot Vale: +40
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 Ascot Vale in 2011 compared to the City of Moonee Valley shows that there was a larger proportion of people born overseas, and a larger proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 28.0% of the population was born overseas, and 22.3% 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 Ascot Vale was Italy, where 2.9% of the population, or 397 people, were born.

The major difference between the countries of birth of the population in Ascot Vale and the City of Moonee Valley was:

  • A smaller percentage of people born in Italy (2.9% compared to 5.0%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 380 or 11.2%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 206 or 7.3%.

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

  • India (+102 persons)
  • Italy (-100 persons)
  • New Zealand (+83 persons)
  • Ethiopia (+59 persons)

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