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Vietnamese Community Sociology

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Purpose: The research aims at giving an overview of the Vietnamese community and Vietnamese workers in Melbourne and Victoria.
Method: Quantitative data from local and national business directories, online and print sources, census and government data.

OVERVIEW:
At the end of June 2014, there were 223,180 Vietnam-born people living in Australia, 20 per cent more than at 30 June 2006. This is equivalent to 3.4 per cent of Australia's overseas-born population and 1.0 per cent of Australia's total population (Australian Government’s Department of Immigration and Border Protection, 2016).
At the 2011 Census, there were 68,293 Vietnamese-born persons in Victoria (36,9% of total Australia). The largest age groups are as follow: 35-44 (25.5% of total), 45-54 (23.7%), 26-34 (17.6%). Almost 60% of
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From the business and entity names, the main business categories could be classified as follows: Veteran & friendship (10), Tourism (10), Restaurants (9), Education (3), Other services including money transfer, insurance, investment (3).
By examining data from the top industries of employments, marketing plans for areas with high Vietnamese-born population, the prominent business associations by industry could be: Beauty (hairdressers & nail services), Wholesale & retail food trading, Restaurants.
By social and community associations in Melbourne:
According to listings compiled by Vietnamese Yellow pages (2014), a company that provides business directory service, there are 28 Vietnamese community associations in Melbourne. Those associations could be categorised as followed: Women association (1), Buddism (7), Christianity (3), Refugee, veteran, senior citizens (5), Youth & language school (5), Business (4), Friendship society (2). Most of these associations locate in Footscray, Sunshine, St Albans, Springvale, North
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