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Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat

Birthplace

In 2011, 4% of people in Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat, 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 Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat. 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, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat'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
Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom1997.19.52006.89.1-1
New Zealand441.61.4381.31.3+6
United States of America230.80.3230.80.30

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

Birthplace - Summary
Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born40414.518.141414.017.1-9
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds1093.95.91424.85.6-33
Main English speaking countries
29510.612.22729.211.5+24
Australia
2,23179.876.32,32378.774.7-92
Not stated
1615.85.52157.38.2-53

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% United States of America, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.3% United Kingdom, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 7.1% New Zealand, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 1.6% United States of America, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 0.8%
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, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: -1 New Zealand, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: +6 United States of America, Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat: 0
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 Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat 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, 14.5% of the population was born overseas, and 3.9% 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 Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat and Mornington Peninsula Shire was:

  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (7.1% compared to 9.5%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas decreased by 10 or 2.4%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background decreased by 33 or 23.2%.

There were no major differences in Red Hill - Red Hill South - Merricks North - Main Ridge - Arthurs Seat between 2006 and 2011.

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