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Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo

Birthplace

In 2011, 4% of people in Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo, 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 Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo. 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, Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo'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
Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo - Overseas born (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom1308.09.51004.79.1+30

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

Birthplace - Summary
Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born23114.218.11838.717.1+48
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds704.35.9412.05.6+29
Main English speaking countries
1619.912.21426.711.5+20
Australia
1,28879.276.31,18556.474.7+103
Not stated
1076.65.573434.98.2-627

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the country of birth of the population in Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo 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, 14.2% of the population was born overseas, and 4.3% 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 Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo and Mornington Peninsula Shire was:

  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (8.0% compared to 9.5%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 48 or 26.2%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 29 or 70.7%.

There were no major differences in Flinders - Shoreham - Point Leo between 2006 and 2011.

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