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In 2011, 7% of people in the Shire of Mundaring, 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 the Shire of Mundaring. 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, the Shire of Mundaring'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
Shire of Mundaring - Overseas born (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Greater Perth %Number%Greater Perth %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom4,57012.511.44,69213.411.9-122
New Zealand1,0442.93.18462.42.4+198
Germany2900.80.52840.80.5+6
Italy2690.71.03130.91.2-44
South Africa2640.71.71840.51.3+80
Netherlands2440.70.52490.70.5-5
India1740.51.61720.50.9+2
United States of America1610.40.41460.40.4+15
Philippines1320.40.8560.20.4+76
Ireland1210.30.71380.40.5-17
Zimbabwe1210.30.5910.30.3+30
Malaysia1060.31.4900.31.3+16
Poland790.20.3770.20.4+2
Canada630.20.3790.20.2-16
Croatia610.20.3600.20.3+1
Kenya610.20.2580.20.2+3
Thailand510.10.3250.10.2+26
Singapore480.10.8500.10.7-2
Vietnam480.10.7400.10.7+8
France480.10.1440.10.1+4
Switzerland460.10.1420.10.1+4
China430.10.9240.10.5+19
Denmark370.10.1420.10.1-5
Serbia / Montenegro (fmr Yugoslavia)370.10.2280.10.3+9
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Shire of Mundaring - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%Greater Perth %Number%Greater Perth %2006 to 2011
Total overseas born8,91324.434.48,52024.330.9+393
Non-English speaking backgrounds2,6907.416.72,4356.914.2+255
Main English speaking countries6,22317.017.76,08517.316.7+138
Australia25,69870.359.724,64570.262.0+1,053
Not stated1,9185.35.91,9285.57.2-10

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, Greater Perth: 11.4% New Zealand, Greater Perth: 3.1% Germany, Greater Perth: 0.5% Italy, Greater Perth: 1.0% South Africa, Greater Perth: 1.7% Netherlands, Greater Perth: 0.5% India, Greater Perth: 1.6% United States of America, Greater Perth: 0.4% Philippines, Greater Perth: 0.8% Ireland, Greater Perth: 0.7% United Kingdom, Shire of Mundaring: 12.5% New Zealand, Shire of Mundaring: 2.9% Germany, Shire of Mundaring: 0.8% Italy, Shire of Mundaring: 0.7% South Africa, Shire of Mundaring: 0.7% Netherlands, Shire of Mundaring: 0.7% India, Shire of Mundaring: 0.5% United States of America, Shire of Mundaring: 0.4% Philippines, Shire of Mundaring: 0.4% Ireland, Shire of Mundaring: 0.3%
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, Shire of Mundaring: -122 New Zealand, Shire of Mundaring: +198 Germany, Shire of Mundaring: +6 Italy, Shire of Mundaring: -44 South Africa, Shire of Mundaring: +80 Netherlands, Shire of Mundaring: -5 India, Shire of Mundaring: +2 United States of America, Shire of Mundaring: +15 Philippines, Shire of Mundaring: +76 Ireland, Shire of Mundaring: -17
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 the Shire of Mundaring in 2011 compared to Greater Perth 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, 24.4% of the population was born overseas, and 7.4% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 34.4% and 16.7% respectively for Greater Perth.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in the Shire of Mundaring and Greater Perth were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (12.5% compared to 11.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in India (0.5% compared to 1.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in Malaysia (0.3% compared to 1.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in South Africa (0.7% compared to 1.7%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 393 or 4.6%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 255 or 10.5%.

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

  • New Zealand (+198 persons)
  • United Kingdom (-122 persons)
  • South Africa (+80 persons)
  • Philippines (+76 persons)

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