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Our Diverse Community

The City of Maribyrnong has a long history and continues to be recognised as one of the most culturally and linguistically diverse municipalities in Victoria. The municipality is home to over 74,000 residents representing over 80 language groups from over 135 different countries of birth.

The main countries of origin are Vietnam, China, India, United Kingdom and Italy. In recent years there has also been a substantial increase in residents from Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Burma, including a large proportion of refugees. The City of Maribyrnong is proud of its cultural diversity and welcomes people from all over the world.

For more detailed facts and figures visit the Maribyrnong Community Profile web site.

In 2012 Council endorsed the Multicultural Policy 2012-2017.

For more information, or if you would like this information in an alternative format, please contact:
Diversity Team
Aged and Diversity
9688 0200

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