Wyndham has the second-fastest growing population in the nation, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
The ABS last month released data showing that Wyndham’s population increased by 5.9 per cent during 2019.
The municipality grew from 255,267 residents in 2018 to 270,487 residents in 2019.
According to Wyndham council, around one in five residents has English ancestry and 20.3 per cent have Australian ancestry.
In addition, 12.6 per cent have Indian ancestry, 6.3 per cent have Chinese ancestry, 6.2 per cent have Irish ancestry, 5.2 have Scottish ancestry, 5.1 per cent have Italian ancestry and 3.5 per cent have Filipino ancestry.
More than 52 per cent of Wyndham residents were born in Australia, while 10.3 per cent were born in India and 3.5 per cent in New Zealand.
This article was originally published on www.starweekly.com.au.