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The three largest ancestries in Hampton in 2011 were English, Australian and Irish.

Ancestry defines the cultural association and ethnic background of an individual going back three generations. Ancestry is a good measure of the total size of cultural groups in Hampton regardless of where they were born or what language they speak.

Ancestry data, should be combined with data on Birthplace, Language Spoken at Home and Religion for a more complete picture of Hampton's ethnic characteristics.

Please note that the "Australian Aboriginal" and "Torres Strait Islander" categories in this topic are not considered to be a reliable estimate of the indigenous peoples of Australia. For information on this group, please use the "Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Population" found on the Population page.

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the person's ancestry?'

Multi-response

Total population

Ancestry - Ranked by size
Hampton - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
English
4,66037.236.54,12034.634.4+541
Australian
4,25734.032.34,62338.836.4-366
map this data in atlas.idIrish1,60612.812.51,47112.311.7+134
map this data in atlas.idScottish1,29710.410.61,1349.59.4+163
Italian
6585.34.76235.24.5+35
German
4994.04.14493.83.9+51
Greek
3682.93.54103.43.5-42
Chinese
2592.12.51741.51.9+84
Dutch
1871.51.51941.61.4-7
Polish
1711.41.81791.51.9-8
Russian
1381.11.31191.01.1+19
New Zealander
1281.01.01721.41.0-44
French
1211.00.9800.70.7+41
Indian
1010.80.9620.50.8+40
South African
860.71.0640.50.8+21
Welsh
810.60.6830.70.6-2
Croatian
780.60.6740.60.5+4
American
680.50.6770.60.6-9
Serbian
680.50.4540.50.4+13
Lebanese
670.50.4480.40.4+18
Danish
610.50.3450.40.3+15
Hungarian
580.50.6520.40.6+6
Japanese
510.40.4440.40.5+6
Sinhalese
490.40.5410.30.4+8
Turkish
470.40.3370.30.2+10
Maltese
460.40.4470.40.4-1
Jewish
450.40.8520.40.6-7
Canadian
430.30.3430.40.30
Egyptian
420.30.2280.20.2+14
Macedonian
400.30.2130.10.1+27
Spanish
380.30.3320.30.3+6
Slovene
340.30.1130.10.1+21
Inadequately Described
340.30.3240.20.2+9
Swedish
330.30.3280.20.3+5
Ukrainian
330.30.3280.20.3+5
Czech
300.20.3240.20.3+6
Swiss
290.20.2230.20.2+6
Filipino
280.20.3310.30.2-2
Austrian
260.20.4310.30.4-5
Mauritian
240.20.2290.20.1-6
Norwegian
230.20.2150.10.2+8
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Hampton - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Not stated7576.05.57136.06.6+44

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Ancestry, 2011
Ancestry, 2011 English, City of Bayside: 36.5% Australian, City of Bayside: 32.3% Irish, City of Bayside: 12.5% Scottish, City of Bayside: 10.6% Italian, City of Bayside: 4.7% German, City of Bayside: 4.1% Greek, City of Bayside: 3.5% Chinese, City of Bayside: 2.5% Dutch, City of Bayside: 1.5% Polish, City of Bayside: 1.8% English, Hampton: 37.2% Australian, Hampton: 34.0% Irish, Hampton: 12.8% Scottish, Hampton: 10.4% Italian, Hampton: 5.3% German, Hampton: 4.0% Greek, Hampton: 2.9% Chinese, Hampton: 2.1% Dutch, Hampton: 1.5% Polish, Hampton: 1.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in ancestry, 2006 to 2011
Change in ancestry, 2006 to 2011 English, Hampton: +541 Australian, Hampton: -366 Irish, Hampton: +134 Scottish, Hampton: +163 Italian, Hampton: +35 German, Hampton: +51 Greek, Hampton: -42 Chinese, Hampton: +84 Dutch, Hampton: -7 Polish, Hampton: -8
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the ancestry responses of the population in Hampton in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (4,660 people or 37.2%)
  • Australian (4,257 people or 34.0%)
  • Irish (1,606 people or 12.8%)
  • Scottish (1,297 people or 10.4%)
  • Italian (658 people or 5.3%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 12,478 responses in total, or 99.61% of all responses.

The major difference between the ancestries of the population in Hampton and City of Bayside was:

  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (34.0% compared to 32.3%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the reported ancestries of the population in this area between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • English (+541 persons)
  • Australian (-366 persons)
  • Scottish (+163 persons)
  • Irish (+134 persons)

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