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In 2016, 2% of people in HMAS Cerberus, 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 HMAS Cerberus. 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, HMAS Cerberus's Country of Birth data should be viewed together with Ancestry, Language Spoken at Home and Religion.

Please note: Due to changes in ABS rules around perturbation and additivity of data to protect the confidentiality of individuals in 2016, counts of individual birthplace groups and totals derived from them may differ slightly from those published by the ABS. For more information see notes on data confidentiality.

Derived from the Census question:

'In which country was the person born?'

Total population

Birthplace - Ranked by size
HMAS Cerberus - Overseas born (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
United Kingdom333.38.9312.99.5+2
New Zealand141.41.4191.71.4-5

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

Birthplace - Summary
HMAS Cerberus - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born757.417.81089.918.1-33
Non-English speaking backgrounds
Main English speaking countries
Not stated

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the country of birth of the population in HMAS Cerberus in 2016 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, 7.4% of the population was born overseas, and 2.1% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 17.8% and 6.1% respectively for Mornington Peninsula Shire.

The major difference between the countries of birth of the population in HMAS Cerberus and Mornington Peninsula Shire was:

  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (3.3% compared to 8.9%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas decreased by 33 or 30.6%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background decreased by 24 or 53.3%.

There were no major differences in HMAS Cerberus between 2011 and 2016.

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