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The three largest ancestries in Hampton East 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 East 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 East'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 East - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
English
1,42730.436.51,23928.734.4+188
Australian
1,37729.332.31,44333.436.4-66
map this data in atlas.idIrish47910.212.544910.411.7+31
map this data in atlas.idScottish4259.010.63427.99.4+82
Greek
2425.23.51924.43.5+51
Italian
2154.64.71623.84.5+53
German
1563.34.11433.33.9+13
Chinese
1523.22.5892.11.9+63
Indian
1252.70.9761.80.8+48
Russian
1222.61.31042.41.1+18
Polish
1112.41.8942.21.9+17
New Zealander
621.31.0340.81.0+28
Jewish
581.20.8491.10.6+9
Sinhalese
471.00.5611.40.4-14
South African
440.91.0250.60.8+19
Dutch
440.91.5501.21.4-6
French
420.90.9210.50.7+22
Turkish
370.80.3220.50.2+15
Lebanese
350.80.4260.60.4+9
Hungarian
300.70.6360.80.6-5
Maori
300.70.2180.40.2+12
Portuguese
290.60.2200.50.1+10
Welsh
280.60.6190.50.6+9
Ukrainian
260.60.3340.80.3-8
Lithuanian
250.50.1140.30.1+10
Other Southern and East African
230.50.160.10.0+17
Serbian
230.50.4210.50.4+2
Vietnamese
220.50.2130.30.1+9
Swedish
220.50.3130.30.3+9
Other Middle-Eastern peoples
220.50.390.20.3+13
Inadequately Described
220.50.3140.30.2+8
Filipino
220.50.3150.40.2+6
Spanish
210.50.3160.40.3+5
Croatian
200.40.6290.70.5-9
Maltese
200.40.490.20.4+10
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Hampton East - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Not stated2375.15.53518.16.6-114

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% Greek, City of Bayside: 3.5% Italian, City of Bayside: 4.7% German, City of Bayside: 4.1% Chinese, City of Bayside: 2.5% Indian, City of Bayside: 0.9% Russian, City of Bayside: 1.3% English, Hampton East: 30.4% Australian, Hampton East: 29.3% Irish, Hampton East: 10.2% Scottish, Hampton East: 9.0% Greek, Hampton East: 5.2% Italian, Hampton East: 4.6% German, Hampton East: 3.3% Chinese, Hampton East: 3.2% Indian, Hampton East: 2.7% Russian, Hampton East: 2.6%
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 East: +188 Australian, Hampton East: -66 Irish, Hampton East: +31 Scottish, Hampton East: +82 Greek, Hampton East: +51 Italian, Hampton East: +53 German, Hampton East: +13 Chinese, Hampton East: +63 Indian, Hampton East: +48 Russian, Hampton East: +18
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 East in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (1,427 people or 30.4%)
  • Australian (1,377 people or 29.3%)
  • Irish (479 people or 10.2%)
  • Scottish (425 people or 9.0%)
  • Greek (242 people or 5.2%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 3,950 responses in total, or 84.09% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Hampton East and City of Bayside were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Indian ancestry (2.7% compared to 0.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (30.4% compared to 36.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (29.3% compared to 32.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Irish ancestry (10.2% compared to 12.5%)

Emerging groups

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

  • English (+188 persons)
  • Scottish (+82 persons)
  • Australian (-66 persons)
  • Chinese (+63 persons)

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