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The three largest ancestries in Sandringham 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 Sandringham 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 Sandringham'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
Sandringham - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
English
3,65639.936.53,21236.934.4+443
Australian
3,20835.032.33,34438.436.4-136
map this data in atlas.idIrish1,21213.212.51,10812.711.7+104
map this data in atlas.idScottish1,17012.810.693010.79.4+240
German
3874.24.13764.33.9+11
Italian
3714.04.73383.94.5+33
Greek
2172.43.52332.73.5-17
Dutch
1952.11.51621.91.4+33
Chinese
1431.62.51021.21.9+41
New Zealander
1171.31.01141.31.0+3
South African
820.91.0800.90.8+2
French
800.90.9660.80.7+15
Polish
730.81.8620.71.9+12
Welsh
730.80.6760.90.6-3
American
640.70.6380.40.6+26
Indian
620.70.9440.50.8+18
Russian
560.61.3380.41.1+18
Hungarian
470.50.6350.40.6+12
Canadian
470.50.3330.40.3+14
Swedish
430.50.3360.40.3+8
Croatian
410.50.6430.50.5-1
Sinhalese
380.40.5180.20.4+21
Lebanese
370.40.4290.30.4+8
Spanish
330.40.3150.20.3+18
Czech
290.30.3190.20.3+10
Japanese
260.30.4280.30.5-1
Jewish
250.30.8220.30.6+3
Ukrainian
240.30.3190.20.3+5
Inadequately Described
240.30.3130.10.2+12
Danish
230.30.3250.30.3-2
Serbian
230.30.4230.30.40
Latvian
220.20.2200.20.1+2
Swiss
210.20.2360.40.2-14
Filipino
210.20.3120.10.2+9
Egyptian
200.20.2170.20.2+4
Cypriot
200.20.140.00.1+16
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Sandringham - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Not stated4034.45.55446.36.6-142

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% German, City of Bayside: 4.1% Italian, City of Bayside: 4.7% Greek, City of Bayside: 3.5% Dutch, City of Bayside: 1.5% Chinese, City of Bayside: 2.5% New Zealander, City of Bayside: 1.0% English, Sandringham: 39.9% Australian, Sandringham: 35.0% Irish, Sandringham: 13.2% Scottish, Sandringham: 12.8% German, Sandringham: 4.2% Italian, Sandringham: 4.0% Greek, Sandringham: 2.4% Dutch, Sandringham: 2.1% Chinese, Sandringham: 1.6% New Zealander, Sandringham: 1.3%
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, Sandringham: +443 Australian, Sandringham: -136 Irish, Sandringham: +104 Scottish, Sandringham: +240 German, Sandringham: +11 Italian, Sandringham: +33 Greek, Sandringham: -17 Dutch, Sandringham: +33 Chinese, Sandringham: +41 New Zealander, Sandringham: +3
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 Sandringham in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (3,656 people or 39.9%)
  • Australian (3,208 people or 35.0%)
  • Irish (1,212 people or 13.2%)
  • Scottish (1,170 people or 12.8%)
  • German (387 people or 4.2%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 9,633 responses in total, or 105.21% of all responses.

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

  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (39.9% compared to 36.5%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (35.0% compared to 32.3%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Scottish ancestry (12.8% compared to 10.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Greek ancestry (2.4% compared to 3.5%)

Emerging groups

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

  • English (+443 persons)
  • Scottish (+240 persons)
  • Australian (-136 persons)
  • Irish (+104 persons)

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