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In 2011, 21% of people in Modbury, 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 Modbury. 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, Modbury'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
Modbury - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
48910.011.758011.712.3-91
China
1633.30.71032.10.4+60
India
1352.80.8400.80.3+95
map this data in atlas.idGermany621.31.0801.61.1-18
map this data in atlas.idItaly611.21.2591.21.3+1
Philippines
470.90.4420.90.3+4
New Zealand
320.60.7290.60.6+2
Malaysia
310.60.3160.30.2+14
Bangladesh
300.60.140.10.0+26
Netherlands
270.50.6390.80.7-12
Pakistan
250.50.030.10.0+22
Hong Kong
240.50.1150.30.1+9
Iraq
230.50.180.20.1+15
Vietnam
230.50.270.10.2+16
Iran
230.50.2110.20.1+12
South Africa
200.40.5180.40.4+2
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Excludes countries with fewer than 20 people, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Birthplace - Summary
Modbury - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born1,59832.623.91,46229.622.9+136
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds1,03321.010.480116.28.9+232
Main English speaking countries
56511.513.666113.414.0-96
Australia
3,12463.772.93,23565.573.0-110
Not stated
1853.83.22414.94.2-56

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, City of Tea Tree Gully: 11.7% China, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.7% India, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.8% Germany, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.0% Italy, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.2% Philippines, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.4% New Zealand, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.7% Malaysia, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.3% Bangladesh, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.1% Netherlands, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.6% United Kingdom, Modbury: 10.0% China, Modbury: 3.3% India, Modbury: 2.8% Germany, Modbury: 1.3% Italy, Modbury: 1.2% Philippines, Modbury: 0.9% New Zealand, Modbury: 0.6% Malaysia, Modbury: 0.6% Bangladesh, Modbury: 0.6% Netherlands, Modbury: 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, Modbury: -91 China, Modbury: +60 India, Modbury: +95 Germany, Modbury: -18 Italy, Modbury: +1 Philippines, Modbury: +4 New Zealand, Modbury: +2 Malaysia, Modbury: +14 Bangladesh, Modbury: +26 Netherlands, Modbury: -12
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 Modbury in 2011 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a larger proportion of people born overseas, as well as a larger proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 32.6% of the population was born overseas, and 21.0% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 23.9% and 10.4% respectively for the City of Tea Tree Gully.

The major differences between the countries of birth of the population in Modbury and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of people born in China (3.3% compared to 0.7%)
  • A larger percentage of people born in India (2.8% compared to 0.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people born in United Kingdom (10.0% compared to 11.7%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 136 or 9.3%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 232 or 29.0%.

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

  • India (+95 persons)
  • United Kingdom (-91 persons)
  • China (+60 persons)

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