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In 2011, 12% of people in Malvern, 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 Malvern. 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, Malvern'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
Malvern - (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
United Kingdom
1556.05.51656.15.7-10
Italy
522.01.3511.91.5+1
map this data in atlas.idChina321.22.1220.81.2+10
map this data in atlas.idGreece281.11.8311.12.0-3

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

Birthplace - Summary
Malvern - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
BirthplaceNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idTotal overseas born51119.823.147617.520.8+35
map this data in atlas.idNon-English speaking backgrounds30711.915.32709.913.1+37
Main English speaking countries
2047.97.82067.67.7-2
Australia
1,93675.272.22,11277.873.6-176
Not stated
1295.04.71284.75.6+1

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 Unley: 5.5% Italy, City of Unley: 1.3% China, City of Unley: 2.1% Greece, City of Unley: 1.8% United Kingdom, Malvern: 6.0% Italy, Malvern: 2.0% China, Malvern: 1.2% Greece, Malvern: 1.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011
Change in birthplace, 2006 to 2011 United Kingdom, Malvern: -10 Italy, Malvern: +1 China, Malvern: +10 Greece, Malvern: -3
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 Malvern in 2011 compared to the City of Unley 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, 19.8% of the population was born overseas, and 11.9% were from a non-English speaking background, compared with 23.1% and 15.3% respectively for the City of Unley.

There were no major differences between Malvern and City of Unley in 2011.

Emerging groups

Between 2006 and 2011, the number of people born overseas increased by 35 or 7.4%, and the number of people from a non-English speaking background increased by 37 or 13.7%.

There were no major differences in Malvern between 2006 and 2011.

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