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Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre

Ancestry

The three largest ancestries in Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre in 2011 were Australian, English 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 (Moorabbin) 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 Hampton East (Moorabbin) 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
Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Australian
28329.932.326932.236.4+14
English
28329.936.525630.634.4+27
map this data in atlas.idIrish11312.012.59211.011.7+21
map this data in atlas.idScottish939.910.6738.89.4+20
Italian
505.34.7293.54.5+21
Greek
444.73.5323.93.5+12
German
353.74.1303.63.9+5
Chinese
353.82.5182.31.9+17
Indian
283.00.981.00.8+21
Polish
262.81.8242.91.9+3

Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Not stated424.45.5657.86.6-23

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% Greek, City of Bayside: 3.5% German, City of Bayside: 4.1% Chinese, City of Bayside: 2.5% Indian, City of Bayside: 0.9% Polish, City of Bayside: 1.8% English, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 29.9% Australian, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 29.9% Irish, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 12.0% Scottish, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 9.9% Italian, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 5.3% Greek, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 4.7% German, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 3.7% Chinese, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 3.8% Indian, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 3.0% Polish, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 2.8%
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, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +27 Australian, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +14 Irish, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +21 Scottish, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +20 Italian, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +21 Greek, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +12 German, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +5 Chinese, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +17 Indian, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +21 Polish, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +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 Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Australian (283 people or 29.9%)
  • English (283 people or 29.9%)
  • Irish (113 people or 12.0%)
  • Scottish (93 people or 9.9%)
  • Italian (50 people or 5.3%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 822 responses in total, or 86.91% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre and City of Bayside were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Indian ancestry (3.0% compared to 0.9%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Chinese ancestry (3.8% compared to 2.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (29.9% compared to 36.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (29.9% compared to 32.3%)

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre between 2006 and 2011.

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