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In 2011, 7% of people in Mount Eliza, 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 Mount Eliza. 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, Mount Eliza'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
Mount Eliza - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
2,20212.89.52,03112.29.1+171
New Zealand
2711.61.42301.41.3+41
South Africa
1500.90.41340.80.3+16
United States of America
1290.70.31170.70.3+12
map this data in atlas.idGermany1190.70.61370.80.6-18
China
1100.60.2980.60.1+12
map this data in atlas.idNetherlands940.50.71030.60.7-9
map this data in atlas.idItaly710.40.7670.40.7+4
Canada
660.40.2470.30.2+19
Ireland
650.40.4750.40.4-10
Malaysia
640.40.1680.40.1-4
Greece
590.30.4410.20.4+18
Croatia
370.20.2270.20.2+10
Poland
370.20.1420.30.1-5
India
340.20.2360.20.1-2
Austria
280.20.1210.10.1+7
Sri Lanka
280.20.1250.10.1+3
Hong Kong
250.10.0330.20.1-8
Hungary
240.10.1190.10.1+5
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)
230.10.1130.10.1+10
Philippines
230.10.2220.10.2+1
Mauritius
220.10.160.00.1+16
Switzerland
210.10.1160.10.0+5
Thailand
210.10.190.10.0+12
Chile
210.10.1120.10.1+9
Singapore
210.10.1300.20.0-9
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Mount Eliza - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born4,16124.118.13,83523.017.1+326
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds1,2787.45.91,2017.25.6+77
Main English speaking countries
2,88316.712.22,63415.811.5+249
Australia
12,35671.676.312,02672.074.7+330
Not stated
7304.25.58395.08.2-109

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% South Africa, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.4% United States of America, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.3% Germany, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.6% China, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.2% Netherlands, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.7% Italy, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.7% Canada, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.2% Ireland, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.4% United Kingdom, Mount Eliza: 12.8% New Zealand, Mount Eliza: 1.6% South Africa, Mount Eliza: 0.9% United States of America, Mount Eliza: 0.7% Germany, Mount Eliza: 0.7% China, Mount Eliza: 0.6% Netherlands, Mount Eliza: 0.5% Italy, Mount Eliza: 0.4% Canada, Mount Eliza: 0.4% Ireland, Mount Eliza: 0.4%
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, Mount Eliza: +171 New Zealand, Mount Eliza: +41 South Africa, Mount Eliza: +16 United States of America, Mount Eliza: +12 Germany, Mount Eliza: -18 China, Mount Eliza: +12 Netherlands, Mount Eliza: -9 Italy, Mount Eliza: +4 Canada, Mount Eliza: +19 Ireland, Mount Eliza: -10
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the country of birth of the population in Mount Eliza in 2011 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire 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, 24.1% of the population was born overseas, and 7.4% 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 Mount Eliza and Mornington Peninsula Shire was:

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (12.8% compared to 9.5%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 326 or 8.5%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 77 or 6.4%.

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

  • United Kingdom (+171 persons)

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