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Church Street Activity Centre

Ancestry

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The three largest ancestries in Church Street Activity Centre in 2016 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 Church Street Activity Centre 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 Church Street Activity Centre'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.

Please note: Due to changes in ABS rules around perturbation and additivity of data to protect the confidentiality of individuals in 2016, counts of ancestry groups and totals derived from them may differ slightly from those published by the ABS. For more information see notes on data confidentiality.

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the person's ancestry?'

Multi-response

Total population

Ancestry - Ranked by size
Church Street Activity Centre - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2011 to 2016
English
83238.038.076339.036.5+68
Australian
59727.329.956829.032.3+30
map this data in atlas.idIrish27812.713.625613.112.5+22
map this data in atlas.idScottish26612.211.424612.610.6+20
Italian
1245.75.2824.24.7+42
German
924.24.2593.04.1+33
Greek
703.23.8442.33.5+26
Chinese
703.23.7402.12.5+30
Polish
401.81.8301.61.8+9
Dutch
311.51.6351.81.5-4
Indian
301.41.3241.30.9+6
Welsh
301.40.8191.00.6+10
Japanese
251.20.4371.90.4-12
French
221.00.9140.80.9+7
New Zealander
211.01.0160.91.0+4
Russian
170.81.2251.31.3-8
Austrian
170.80.4110.60.4+5
Latvian
160.70.240.20.2+12
South African
140.60.9160.91.0-3
Vietnamese
120.60.330.20.2+9
American
120.60.6110.60.6+1
Canadian
110.50.360.30.3+5
Spanish
110.50.420.10.3+9
Swedish
100.50.300.00.3+11
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Church Street Activity Centre - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2011 to 2016
Not stated1657.65.51246.35.5+42

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Ancestry, 2016
Ancestry, 2016 English, City of Bayside: 38.0% Australian, City of Bayside: 29.9% Irish, City of Bayside: 13.6% Scottish, City of Bayside: 11.4% Italian, City of Bayside: 5.2% German, City of Bayside: 4.2% Greek, City of Bayside: 3.8% Chinese, City of Bayside: 3.7% Polish, City of Bayside: 1.8% Dutch, City of Bayside: 1.6% English, Church Street Activity Centre: 38.0% Australian, Church Street Activity Centre: 27.3% Irish, Church Street Activity Centre: 12.7% Scottish, Church Street Activity Centre: 12.2% Italian, Church Street Activity Centre: 5.7% German, Church Street Activity Centre: 4.2% Greek, Church Street Activity Centre: 3.2% Chinese, Church Street Activity Centre: 3.2% Polish, Church Street Activity Centre: 1.8% Dutch, Church Street Activity Centre: 1.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in ancestry, 2011 to 2016
Change in ancestry, 2011 to 2016 English, Church Street Activity Centre: +68 Australian, Church Street Activity Centre: +30 Irish, Church Street Activity Centre: +22 Scottish, Church Street Activity Centre: +20 Italian, Church Street Activity Centre: +42 German, Church Street Activity Centre: +33 Greek, Church Street Activity Centre: +26 Chinese, Church Street Activity Centre: +30 Polish, Church Street Activity Centre: +9 Dutch, Church Street Activity Centre: -4
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Church Street Activity Centre in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (832 people or 38.0%)
  • Australian (597 people or 27.3%)
  • Irish (278 people or 12.7%)
  • Scottish (266 people or 12.2%)
  • Italian (124 people or 5.7%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 2,097 responses in total, or 95.94% of all responses.

The major difference between the ancestries of the population in Church Street Activity Centre and City of Bayside was:

  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (27.3% compared to 29.9%)

Emerging groups

The largest change in the reported ancestries of the population in this area between 2011 and 2016 was:

  • English (+68 persons)

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