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In 2011, 7% of people in Rosebud West, 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 Rosebud West. 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, Rosebud West'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
Rosebud West - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
3577.89.54239.39.1-66
map this data in atlas.idItaly671.50.7581.30.7+9
map this data in atlas.idNetherlands420.90.7370.80.7+5
New Zealand
360.81.4461.01.3-10
map this data in atlas.idGermany270.60.6140.30.6+13
India
220.50.2110.20.1+11
Ireland
220.50.4160.40.4+6

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

Birthplace - Summary
Rosebud West - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born75916.618.176516.917.1-6
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds3237.15.92675.95.6+56
Main English speaking countries
4369.512.249811.011.5-62
Australia
3,41974.976.33,36874.474.7+51
Not stated
3898.55.53958.78.2-6

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% Italy, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.7% Netherlands, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.7% New Zealand, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.4% Germany, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.6% Ireland, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.4% India, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.2% United Kingdom, Rosebud West: 7.8% Italy, Rosebud West: 1.5% Netherlands, Rosebud West: 0.9% New Zealand, Rosebud West: 0.8% Germany, Rosebud West: 0.6% Ireland, Rosebud West: 0.5% India, Rosebud West: 0.5%
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, Rosebud West: -66 Italy, Rosebud West: +9 Netherlands, Rosebud West: +5 New Zealand, Rosebud West: -10 Germany, Rosebud West: +13 Ireland, Rosebud West: +6 India, Rosebud West: +11
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the country of birth of the population in Rosebud West 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, 16.6% of the population was born overseas, and 7.1% 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 Rosebud West and Mornington Peninsula Shire was:

  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (7.8% compared to 9.5%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas decreased by 6 or 0.8%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 56 or 21.0%.

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

  • United Kingdom (-66 persons)

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