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In 2011, 20% of people in Moonee Ponds, 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 Moonee Ponds. 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, Moonee Ponds'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
Moonee Ponds - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idItaly7295.45.08626.85.8-133
United Kingdom
3862.82.33793.02.5+8
map this data in atlas.idIndia3482.62.31991.61.2+149
Greece
2281.71.42091.61.5+19
New Zealand
2011.51.21241.00.9+77
China
1451.11.41691.31.3-24
Vietnam
1030.81.8680.51.7+35
Germany
690.50.5420.30.5+27
Malta
670.50.7620.50.8+5
Philippines
560.40.5370.30.4+19
Malaysia
550.40.5500.40.3+5
Nepal
500.40.260.00.0+44
Ireland
500.40.3410.30.3+9
Sri Lanka
450.30.5560.40.5-11
Croatia
440.30.6570.40.6-13
Hong Kong
400.30.3250.20.3+15
Canada
340.30.2140.10.1+20
Colombia
330.20.100.00.0+33
Poland
320.20.3250.20.3+7
United States of America
310.20.3460.40.2-15
Spain
290.20.1330.30.1-4
Netherlands
280.20.2360.30.2-8
Egypt
280.20.4240.20.4+4
South Africa
270.20.190.10.2+18
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
270.20.3190.20.3+8
Singapore
260.20.2180.10.1+8
Japan
250.20.2230.20.1+2
Lebanon
250.20.3300.20.3-5
Chile
250.20.2170.10.2+8
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
240.20.3170.10.3+7
Cyprus
230.20.2160.10.2+7
Thailand
230.20.230.00.1+20
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Moonee Ponds - 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 born3,42625.327.33,06124.026.3+365
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds2,69719.922.92,45019.222.0+248
Main English speaking countries
7295.44.46114.84.2+118
Australia
9,47369.967.48,75068.766.5+723
Not stated
6484.85.39297.37.2-281

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% New Zealand, City of Moonee Valley: 1.2% China, City of Moonee Valley: 1.4% Vietnam, City of Moonee Valley: 1.8% Germany, City of Moonee Valley: 0.5% Malta, City of Moonee Valley: 0.7% Philippines, City of Moonee Valley: 0.5% Italy, Moonee Ponds: 5.4% United Kingdom, Moonee Ponds: 2.8% India, Moonee Ponds: 2.6% Greece, Moonee Ponds: 1.7% New Zealand, Moonee Ponds: 1.5% China, Moonee Ponds: 1.1% Vietnam, Moonee Ponds: 0.8% Germany, Moonee Ponds: 0.5% Malta, Moonee Ponds: 0.5% Philippines, Moonee Ponds: 0.4%
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, Moonee Ponds: -133 United Kingdom, Moonee Ponds: +8 India, Moonee Ponds: +149 Greece, Moonee Ponds: +19 New Zealand, Moonee Ponds: +77 China, Moonee Ponds: -24 Vietnam, Moonee Ponds: +35 Germany, Moonee Ponds: +27 Malta, Moonee Ponds: +5 Philippines, Moonee Ponds: +19
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 Moonee Ponds 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, 25.3% of the population was born overseas, and 19.9% 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 Moonee Ponds was Italy, where 5.4% of the population, or 729 people, were born.

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

  • A smaller percentage of people born in Vietnam (0.8% compared to 1.8%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 365 or 11.9%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 247 or 10.1%.

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

  • India (+149 persons)
  • Italy (-133 persons)
  • New Zealand (+77 persons)

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