10% of people in Greenmount come from countries where English is not the first language.
Country of Birth data identifies where people were born and is indicative of the level of cultural diversity in Greenmount. 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.
Derived from the Census question:
'In which country was the person born?'
|Birthplace - ranked by size|
|Country of birth||Number||%||Shire of Mundaring||Number||%||Shire of Mundaring||2006 to 2011|
|Birthplace - summary|
|Birthplace||Number||%||Shire of Mundaring||Number||%||Shire of Mundaring||2006 to 2011|
|Total Overseas born||609||24.6||24.4||38000||549||22.2||24.3||+60|
|Non-English speaking backgrounds||236||9.5||7.4||38001||179||7.2||6.9||+57|
|Main English speaking countries||373||15.0||17.0||38002||370||15.0||17.3||+3|
Analysis of the country of birth of the population in Greenmount in 2011 compared to the Shire of Mundaring shows that there was a similar proportion of people born overseas, and a similar proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.
Overall, 24.6% of the population was born overseas, and 9.5% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 24.4% and 7.4% respectively for the Shire of Mundaring.
There were no major differences between Greenmount and Shire of Mundaring in 2011.
Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 60 or 10.9%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 57 or 31.8%.
There were no major differences in Greenmount between 2006 and 2011.