Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Community Profile

Following European settlement, Frankston City has been predominantly Anglo-Australian, although there are a number of well established, as well as emerging culturally diverse communities throughout the area.

Population Statics 

Born Overseas 2016 Census

Overall, 38, 207 or 29.9% of the Frankston City population was born overseas. The highest proportions of Frankston City residents were born in the United Kingdom and New Zealand, followed by India, Scotland and Philippines.

  • 71.5% of people were born in Australia
  • 5.6% England 
  • 2.3% New Zealand 
  • 1.3% India 
  • 1% Scotland
  • 0.3% Philippines

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People

  • 1,338 (1%)

Language 

  • 82.5% English only spoken at home
  • 14% Households where a non-English language is spoken

Languages other than English

  1. 0.9% Greek
  2. 0.8% Mandarin
  3. 0.6% Italian
  4. 0.5% Malayalam
  5. 0.5% Spanish

Religious Affiliation

  • 38.9% No religion
  • 20.2% Catholic
  • 12.3% Anglican
  • 9.7% Not stated
  • 2.9% Christian no defined

Contact Us

Frankston City Council
30 Davey Street
Frankston 3199
P. 1300 322 322
E. info@frankston.vic.gov.au

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