In the Moreton Bay Region there are 157 different languages spoken with one in four people born overseas from 184 countries.
Country of birth
One in four people (26%) in the Moreton Bay Region are born overseas from 184 countries. The most common countries of birth are:
- New Zealand - 5%
- England - 4.9%
- South Africa - 1.1%
- Philippines - 0.8%
- Scotland - 0.6%
More than a third of people (36.2%) in the Moreton Bay Region stated either both or one of their parents was born overseas.
9.2% of people living in the Moreton Bay Region speak another language other than English at home. There are 157 different languages spoken in the region including:
- Samoan - 0.5%
- Mandarin - 0.5%
- Afrikaans - 0.4%
- Tagalog - 0.4%
- Hindi - 0.3%
Source: 2016 Census QuickStats - Australian Bureau of Statistics.
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