What was the growth in the overseas born population of Australia?
Between the 2006 and 2011 censuses, the overseas born population of Australia grew by 878,110. This is much greater than the growth that occurred between 2001 and 2006, when the overseas born population increased by 310,593.
What was the growth in Victoria's overseas born population?
Between 2006 and 2011, Victoria's overseas born population increased by 232,125 or 19.8 per cent to reach 1,405,334. Most of this growth (88.0 per cent) was in metropolitan Melbourne where the overseas born population increased by 204,191.
At the 2011 Census, 196,857 people born overseas stated that they had arrived in Victoria since the start of 2006.
What proportion of Victoria's population was born overseas?
In 2011, 26.2 per cent of Victorians and 24.6 per cent of Australians were born overseas. These compare to 2010 UN figures for New Zealand (22.4 per cent), Canada (21.3 per cent), United States (13.5 per cent), United Kingdom (10.4 per cent) and Japan (1.7 per cent).
Which are the main countries of origin for overseas born populations?
At the 2011 census, the main overseas born populations in Victoria were: UK (213,375), India (111,787), China (93,897), New Zealand (80,236), Italy (76,906) and Vietnam (68,297).
How many people living in inner Melbourne were born overseas?
A large number of people living in inner Melbourne stated that they were born overseas (35.7 per cent). This compares to metropolitan Melbourne at 31.5 per cent.