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In 2011, 3% of people in Bittern - Crib Point, 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 Bittern - Crib Point. 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, Bittern - Crib Point'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
Bittern - Crib Point - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
5258.29.54988.09.1+27
New Zealand
671.11.4771.21.3-9
map this data in atlas.idNetherlands400.60.7490.80.7-8
map this data in atlas.idGermany330.50.6370.60.6-3

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

Birthplace - Summary
Bittern - Crib Point - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born85813.418.184313.517.1+15
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds2153.45.92233.65.6-9
Main English speaking countries
64410.112.262010.011.5+24
Australia
5,16981.076.34,88578.474.7+284
Not stated
3575.65.55008.08.2-143

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 United Kingdom, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 9.5% New Zealand, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.4% Netherlands, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.7% Germany, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.6% United Kingdom, Bittern - Crib Point: 8.2% New Zealand, Bittern - Crib Point: 1.1% Netherlands, Bittern - Crib Point: 0.6% Germany, Bittern - Crib Point: 0.5%
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 United Kingdom, Bittern - Crib Point: +27 New Zealand, Bittern - Crib Point: -9 Netherlands, Bittern - Crib Point: -8 Germany, Bittern - Crib Point: -3
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 Bittern - Crib Point in 2011 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire 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, 13.4% of the population was born overseas, and 3.4% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 18.1% and 5.9% respectively for Mornington Peninsula Shire.

The major difference between the countries of birth of the population in Bittern - Crib Point and Mornington Peninsula Shire was:

  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (8.2% compared to 9.5%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 15 or 1.8%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background decreased by 8 or 3.6%.

There were no major differences in Bittern - Crib Point between 2006 and 2011.

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