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In 2011, 32% of people in Flemington, 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 Flemington. 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, Flemington'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
Flemington - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Vietnam
4395.91.84346.01.7+5
Ethiopia
2012.70.41422.00.3+59
China
1982.71.42022.81.3-4
Somalia
1892.50.31952.70.3-6
New Zealand
1742.31.21151.60.9+59
United Kingdom
1692.32.31692.42.50
map this data in atlas.idIndia1612.22.3841.21.2+77
Sudan
1291.70.2921.30.2+37
Eritrea
931.20.21001.40.2-7
Malaysia
891.20.5620.90.3+27
map this data in atlas.idItaly741.05.0951.35.8-21
East Timor
711.00.11071.50.1-36
Turkey
420.60.3650.90.2-23
Hong Kong
390.50.3500.70.3-11
United States of America
370.50.3190.30.2+18
Greece
350.51.4580.81.5-23
Philippines
320.40.5290.40.4+3
Sri Lanka
290.40.5280.40.5+1
El Salvador
290.40.1260.40.1+3
Egypt
280.40.4350.50.4-7
Germany
280.40.5160.20.5+12
Indonesia
260.30.2430.60.1-17
Kenya
240.30.1120.20.1+12
Nepal
240.30.200.00.0+24
Ireland
230.30.3200.30.3+3
Japan
220.30.2100.10.1+12
Singapore
200.30.2250.30.1-5
Libya
200.30.0190.30.1+1
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Flemington - 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 born2,81937.827.32,62536.526.3+194
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds2,39632.122.92,28831.822.0+108
Main English speaking countries
4235.74.43374.74.2+86
Australia
3,94352.967.43,52949.066.5+414
Not stated
6949.35.31,04214.57.2-348

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 Vietnam, City of Moonee Valley: 1.8% Ethiopia, City of Moonee Valley: 0.4% China, City of Moonee Valley: 1.4% Somalia, City of Moonee Valley: 0.3% New Zealand, City of Moonee Valley: 1.2% United Kingdom, City of Moonee Valley: 2.3% India, City of Moonee Valley: 2.3% Sudan, City of Moonee Valley: 0.2% Eritrea, City of Moonee Valley: 0.2% Malaysia, City of Moonee Valley: 0.5% Vietnam, Flemington: 5.9% Ethiopia, Flemington: 2.7% China, Flemington: 2.7% Somalia, Flemington: 2.5% New Zealand, Flemington: 2.3% United Kingdom, Flemington: 2.3% India, Flemington: 2.2% Sudan, Flemington: 1.7% Eritrea, Flemington: 1.2% Malaysia, Flemington: 1.2%
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 Vietnam, Flemington: +5 Ethiopia, Flemington: +59 China, Flemington: -4 Somalia, Flemington: -6 New Zealand, Flemington: +59 United Kingdom, Flemington: 0 India, Flemington: +77 Sudan, Flemington: +37 Eritrea, Flemington: -7 Malaysia, Flemington: +27
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 Flemington in 2011 compared to the City of Moonee Valley 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, 37.8% of the population was born overseas, and 32.1% 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 Flemington was Vietnam, where 5.9% of the population, or 439 people, were born.

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

  • A larger percentage of people born in Vietnam (5.9% compared to 1.8%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Ethiopia (2.7% compared to 0.4%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Somalia (2.5% compared to 0.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Italy (1.0% compared to 5.0%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 194 or 7.4%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 108 or 4.7%.

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

  • India (+77 persons)
  • New Zealand (+59 persons)
  • Ethiopia (+59 persons)

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