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In 2011, 6% of people in Moorooduc - Tuerong, 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 Moorooduc - Tuerong. 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, Moorooduc - Tuerong'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
Moorooduc - Tuerong - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom866.79.51025.79.1-15
New Zealand221.71.4301.71.3-9

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

Birthplace - Summary
Moorooduc - Tuerong - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born20115.618.125914.517.1-58
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds725.65.91045.85.6-32
Main English speaking countries
12910.012.21558.711.5-26
Australia
1,02879.976.31,43080.074.7-401
Not stated
584.55.5995.58.2-41

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 Moorooduc - Tuerong in 2011 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire shows that there was a smaller proportion of people born overseas, and a smaller proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 15.6% of the population was born overseas, and 5.6% 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 Moorooduc - Tuerong and Mornington Peninsula Shire was:

  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (6.7% compared to 9.5%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas decreased by 58 or 22.4%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background decreased by 32 or 30.8%.

There were no major differences in Moorooduc - Tuerong between 2006 and 2011.

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