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In 2016, 3% of people in Beleura Hill, 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 Beleura Hill. 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, Beleura Hill'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
Beleura Hill - Overseas born (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
United Kingdom18212.18.916913.09.5+13
New Zealand251.71.4221.71.4+3

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

Birthplace - Summary
Beleura Hill - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
BirthplaceNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born29419.517.829422.518.10
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 Beleura Hill in 2016 compared to Mornington Peninsula Shire shows that there was a larger proportion of people born overseas, and a larger proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 19.5% of the population was born overseas, and 3.4% 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 Beleura Hill and Mornington Peninsula Shire was:

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (12.1% compared to 8.9%)

Emerging groups

Between 2011 and 2016, the number of people born overseas remained stable 0 or 0.0%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background decreased by 23 or 31.1%.

There were no major differences in Beleura Hill between 2011 and 2016.

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