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In 2011, 6% 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.

Derived from the Census question:

'In which country was the person born?'

Total population

Birthplace - Ranked by size
Beleura Hill - Overseas born (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom16913.09.513912.09.1+30
New Zealand221.71.4111.01.3+10

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

Birthplace - Summary
Beleura Hill - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born29422.518.123620.317.1+58
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds745.75.9726.35.6+2
Main English speaking countries
Not stated

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 Beleura Hill in 2011 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, 22.5% of the population was born overseas, and 5.7% 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 Beleura Hill and Mornington Peninsula Shire was:

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (13.0% compared to 9.5%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 58 or 24.6%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 2 or 2.8%.

There were no major differences in Beleura Hill between 2006 and 2011.

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