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In 2011, 20% of people in Essendon North, 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 Essendon North. 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, Essendon North'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
Essendon North - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idIndia1074.72.3422.11.2+65
map this data in atlas.idItaly1014.45.0954.75.8+6
United Kingdom
542.42.3492.42.5+5
China
321.41.4231.11.3+9

Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Essendon North - 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 born54423.727.344922.326.3+95
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds44819.522.937218.522.0+76
Main English speaking countries
964.24.4773.84.2+19
Australia
1,54967.667.41,41670.366.5+133
Not stated
1998.75.31507.47.2+49

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 India, City of Moonee Valley: 2.3% Italy, City of Moonee Valley: 5.0% United Kingdom, City of Moonee Valley: 2.3% China, City of Moonee Valley: 1.4% India, Essendon North: 4.7% Italy, Essendon North: 4.4% United Kingdom, Essendon North: 2.4% China, Essendon North: 1.4%
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 India, Essendon North: +65 Italy, Essendon North: +6 United Kingdom, Essendon North: +5 China, Essendon North: +9
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 Essendon North in 2011 compared to the City of Moonee Valley 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, 23.7% of the population was born overseas, and 19.5% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 27.3% and 22.9% respectively for the City of Moonee Valley.

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

  • A larger percentage of people born in India (4.7% compared to 2.3%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 95 or 21.2%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 76 or 20.4%.

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

  • India (+65 persons)

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