Victoria's current position as the most multicultural state in Australia was forged on successive waves of migration. As time progressed, new arrivals changed the makeup of our society, introducing new cultures, languages, religions and faiths.
Community Fact Sheets: 2011 Census
Community Fact Sheets are produced for the top 100 overseas birthplace groups in Victoria. Each 2-page fact sheet includes a brief commentary and summary tables on the ethnicity characteristics of the birthplace group. The fact sheets are published as electronic copies only for free download.more >
Victoria's Diverse Population: 2011 Census - brochure
This is an eight page brochure presenting highlights of Victoria’s diverse population with data from the 2011 Census. Limited hard copies are printed. Electronic copies are available for free download.more >
DIAC Publication Project: 2011 Census - forthcoming
In addition, the Commonwealth Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) is undertaking a 2011 Census publication project for the production of separate reports for each State and Territory, including one for all of Australia. Expected completion date, early 2014. The reports will be uploaded on this website when available.
Community Profiles Series: 2011 Census
Community Profiles are produced for the top 100 overseas birthplace groups in Victoria. Each profile includes a series of 32 tables comparing diverse ethnic characteristics with a range of socio-demographic variables. The Profiles are published as electronic copies only for free download.more >
Population Diversity in Local Councils in Victoria: 2011 Census - report
This publication (LGA Report) provides data on the key census cultural and language diversity indicators for Victoria’s population, including country of birth (birthplace), language spoken at home and religion by Local Government Areas (LGA). It consists of a main section on these indicators for all of Victoria, followed by four and two page profiles for each LGA. The Report also includes profiles for the Victorian Multicultural Commission’s eight Regional Advisory Council (RAC) regions. It is an invaluable guide for local government planners, community organisations, researchers and those in the broader community concerned with policy planning and the design of culturally appropriate services. Limited hard copies are printed. Electronic copies are available for free download.more>