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Local Government areas report on population diversity

This local government areas report provides data on the key census cultural and language diversity indicators for Victoria’s population, including country of birth (birthplace), ancestry, language spoken at home and religion.

This publication (LGA Report) provides data on the key census cultural and language diversity indicators for Victoria’s population broken down by Local Government Areas (LGAs) including:

  • country of birth (birthplace) 
  • ancestry
  • language spoken at home
  • religion

The report begins with an overview of Victoria consisting of ethnicity tables, charts and maps, followed by four-page profiles for Metropolitan Melbourne, Rest of Victoria and All Victoria, VMC's Regional Advisory Council (RAC) regions. Metropolitan LGAs and Major Regional LGAs. These are followed by two-page profiles for the rest of regional Victorian LGAs.

The report is an invaluable guide for:

  • local government planners
  • community organisations
  • researchers
  • and anyone interested in policy planning and the design of culturally appropriate services.
  • printed copies are available upon request. (For more detailed census data, please visit the Australian Bureau of Statistics).

The full report can be downloaded as a single file. The report is also divided into different parts for individual download.

Full Report, Contents and Notes on Data

Section 1: Victoria overview

Section 2: Four-page profiles

Section 3: Two-page profiles

Location maps

Reviewed 30 August 2019

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