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Church Street Major Activity Centre

Ancestry

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The three largest ancestries in Church Street Major Activity Centre 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 Church Street Major 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 Major 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.

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the person's ancestry?'

Multi-response

Total population

Ancestry - Ranked by size
Church Street Major Activity Centre - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
English
76339.036.569636.134.4+68
Australian
56829.032.368935.836.4-122
map this data in atlas.idIrish25613.112.522111.511.7+35
map this data in atlas.idScottish24612.610.621311.19.4+33
Italian
824.24.7703.74.5+11
German
593.04.1603.13.9-1
Greek
442.33.5593.13.5-14
Chinese
402.12.5301.61.9+10
Japanese
371.90.4100.50.5+27
Dutch
351.81.5301.61.4+5
Polish
301.61.8442.31.9-13
Russian
251.31.3201.01.1+5
Indian
241.30.9191.00.8+6
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Church Street Major Activity Centre - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Not stated1246.35.51457.66.6-22

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% Japanese, City of Bayside: 0.4% Dutch, City of Bayside: 1.5% English, Church Street Major Activity Centre: 39.0% Australian, Church Street Major Activity Centre: 29.0% Irish, Church Street Major Activity Centre: 13.1% Scottish, Church Street Major Activity Centre: 12.6% Italian, Church Street Major Activity Centre: 4.2% German, Church Street Major Activity Centre: 3.0% Greek, Church Street Major Activity Centre: 2.3% Chinese, Church Street Major Activity Centre: 2.1% Japanese, Church Street Major Activity Centre: 1.9% Dutch, Church Street Major Activity Centre: 1.8%
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, Church Street Major Activity Centre: +68 Australian, Church Street Major Activity Centre: -122 Irish, Church Street Major Activity Centre: +35 Scottish, Church Street Major Activity Centre: +33 Italian, Church Street Major Activity Centre: +11 German, Church Street Major Activity Centre: -1 Greek, Church Street Major Activity Centre: -14 Chinese, Church Street Major Activity Centre: +10 Japanese, Church Street Major Activity Centre: +27 Dutch, Church Street Major Activity Centre: +5
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 Church Street Major Activity Centre in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (763 people or 39.0%)
  • Australian (568 people or 29.0%)
  • Irish (256 people or 13.1%)
  • Scottish (246 people or 12.6%)
  • Italian (82 people or 4.2%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 1,915 responses in total, or 97.85% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Church Street Major Activity Centre and City of Bayside were:

  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (39.0% compared to 36.5%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Scottish ancestry (12.6% compared to 10.6%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Japanese ancestry (1.9% compared to 0.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (29.0% compared to 32.3%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Australian (-122 persons)
  • English (+68 persons)

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