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In 2011, 9% of people in Modbury Heights, 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 Heights. 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 Heights'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 Heights - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
71213.211.775013.112.3-38
map this data in atlas.idItaly470.91.2420.71.3+5
map this data in atlas.idGermany440.81.0330.61.1+11
New Zealand
440.80.7510.90.6-7
India
340.60.8130.20.3+21
Netherlands
310.60.6290.50.7+2
China
270.50.7110.20.4+16
Malaysia
250.50.360.10.2+19
Philippines
230.40.440.10.3+19
South Africa
230.40.5240.40.4-1

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

Birthplace - Summary
Modbury Heights - 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 born1,28423.823.91,24121.822.9+43
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds4838.910.43926.98.9+91
Main English speaking countries
80114.813.685014.914.0-49
Australia
3,99373.972.94,26474.773.0-271
Not stated
1262.33.22013.54.2-75

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% Italy, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.2% New Zealand, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.7% Germany, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.0% India, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.8% Netherlands, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.6% China, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.7% Malaysia, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.3% South Africa, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.5% Philippines, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.4% United Kingdom, Modbury Heights: 13.2% Italy, Modbury Heights: 0.9% New Zealand, Modbury Heights: 0.8% Germany, Modbury Heights: 0.8% India, Modbury Heights: 0.6% Netherlands, Modbury Heights: 0.6% China, Modbury Heights: 0.5% Malaysia, Modbury Heights: 0.5% South Africa, Modbury Heights: 0.4% Philippines, Modbury Heights: 0.4%
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 Heights: -38 Italy, Modbury Heights: +5 New Zealand, Modbury Heights: -7 Germany, Modbury Heights: +11 India, Modbury Heights: +21 Netherlands, Modbury Heights: +2 China, Modbury Heights: +16 Malaysia, Modbury Heights: +19 South Africa, Modbury Heights: -1 Philippines, Modbury Heights: +19
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 Modbury Heights in 2011 compared to the City of Tea Tree Gully shows that there was a similar proportion of people born overseas, and a similar proportion of people from a non-English speaking background.

Overall, 23.8% of the population was born overseas, and 8.9% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 23.9% and 10.4% respectively for the City of Tea Tree Gully.

The major difference between the countries of birth of the population in Modbury Heights and the City of Tea Tree Gully was:

  • A larger percentage of people born in United Kingdom (13.2% compared to 11.7%)

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 43 or 3.5%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 91 or 23.2%.

There were no major differences in Modbury Heights between 2006 and 2011.

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