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In 2011, 37% of people in Travancore, 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 Travancore. 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, Travancore'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
Travancore - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
China
1388.11.4404.31.3+98
map this data in atlas.idIndia704.12.3111.21.2+59
Malaysia
663.90.5161.70.3+50
Saudi Arabia
482.80.100.00.0+48
New Zealand
462.71.2192.10.9+27
United Kingdom
432.52.3293.12.5+14
Indonesia
321.90.260.60.1+26
Hong Kong
291.70.3101.10.3+19
Singapore
261.50.2101.10.1+16
South Korea
241.40.130.30.1+21

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

Birthplace - Summary
Travancore - 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 born75644.327.326228.026.3+494
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds63537.222.920521.922.0+431
Main English speaking countries
1217.14.4586.24.2+63
Australia
81647.867.459263.266.5+224
Not stated
1368.05.3828.77.2+55

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 China, City of Moonee Valley: 1.4% India, City of Moonee Valley: 2.3% Malaysia, City of Moonee Valley: 0.5% Saudi Arabia, City of Moonee Valley: 0.1% New Zealand, City of Moonee Valley: 1.2% United Kingdom, City of Moonee Valley: 2.3% Indonesia, City of Moonee Valley: 0.2% Hong Kong, City of Moonee Valley: 0.3% Singapore, City of Moonee Valley: 0.2% South Korea, City of Moonee Valley: 0.1% China, Travancore: 8.1% India, Travancore: 4.1% Malaysia, Travancore: 3.9% Saudi Arabia, Travancore: 2.8% New Zealand, Travancore: 2.7% United Kingdom, Travancore: 2.5% Indonesia, Travancore: 1.9% Hong Kong, Travancore: 1.7% Singapore, Travancore: 1.5% South Korea, Travancore: 1.4%
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 China, Travancore: +98 India, Travancore: +59 Malaysia, Travancore: +50 Saudi Arabia, Travancore: +48 New Zealand, Travancore: +27 United Kingdom, Travancore: +14 Indonesia, Travancore: +26 Hong Kong, Travancore: +19 Singapore, Travancore: +16 South Korea, Travancore: +21
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 Travancore 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, 44.3% of the population was born overseas, and 37.2% 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 Travancore was China, where 8.1% of the population, or 138 people, were born.

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

  • A larger percentage of people born in China (8.1% compared to 1.4%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Malaysia (3.9% compared to 0.5%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in Saudi Arabia (2.8% compared to 0.1%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in India (4.1% compared to 2.3%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 494 or 188.5%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 430 or 209.8%.

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

  • China (+98 persons)
  • India (+59 persons)
  • Malaysia (+50 persons)

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