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In 2011, 27% of people in Keilor East, 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 Keilor East. 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, Keilor East'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
Keilor East - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idItaly1,0908.25.01,1288.65.8-38
Greece
3132.41.43192.41.5-6
Vietnam
3092.31.82391.81.7+70
United Kingdom
2792.12.32882.22.5-9
map this data in atlas.idIndia2211.72.31180.91.2+103
Malta
1641.20.71921.50.8-28
Philippines
1040.80.5920.70.4+12
Croatia
1000.80.61321.00.6-32
New Zealand
960.71.2830.60.9+13
China
940.71.4940.71.30
Egypt
870.70.41120.90.4-25
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
760.60.3690.50.3+7
Germany
670.50.5940.70.5-27
Poland
650.50.3590.50.3+6
Sri Lanka
640.50.5580.40.5+6
Lebanon
510.40.3650.50.3-14
Hong Kong
490.40.3350.30.3+14
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
440.30.3640.50.3-20
Cyprus
400.30.2410.30.2-1
Malaysia
370.30.5260.20.3+11
Slovenia
360.30.1360.30.10
Chile
320.20.2520.40.2-20
Ireland
320.20.3120.10.3+20
Iran
300.20.1340.30.1-4
Bosnia and Herzegovina
260.20.1220.20.1+4
Portugal
250.20.1130.10.0+12
Argentina
210.20.190.10.1+12
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Keilor East - 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 born3,96429.927.33,90429.926.3+60
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds3,51226.522.93,46326.522.0+49
Main English speaking countries
4523.44.44413.44.2+11
Australia
8,64765.367.48,44264.666.5+205
Not stated
6334.85.37255.57.2-92

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% Greece, City of Moonee Valley: 1.4% Vietnam, City of Moonee Valley: 1.8% United Kingdom, City of Moonee Valley: 2.3% India, City of Moonee Valley: 2.3% Malta, City of Moonee Valley: 0.7% Philippines, City of Moonee Valley: 0.5% Croatia, City of Moonee Valley: 0.6% New Zealand, City of Moonee Valley: 1.2% China, City of Moonee Valley: 1.4% Italy, Keilor East: 8.2% Greece, Keilor East: 2.4% Vietnam, Keilor East: 2.3% United Kingdom, Keilor East: 2.1% India, Keilor East: 1.7% Malta, Keilor East: 1.2% Philippines, Keilor East: 0.8% Croatia, Keilor East: 0.8% New Zealand, Keilor East: 0.7% China, Keilor East: 0.7%
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, Keilor East: -38 Greece, Keilor East: -6 Vietnam, Keilor East: +70 United Kingdom, Keilor East: -9 India, Keilor East: +103 Malta, Keilor East: -28 Philippines, Keilor East: +12 Croatia, Keilor East: -32 New Zealand, Keilor East: +13 China, Keilor East: 0
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 Keilor East 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, 29.9% of the population was born overseas, and 26.5% 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 Keilor East was Italy, where 8.2% of the population, or 1,090 people, were born.

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

  • A larger percentage of people born in Italy (8.2% compared to 5.0%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 60 or 1.5%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 49 or 1.4%.

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

  • India (+103 persons)
  • Vietnam (+70 persons)

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