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Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre

Ancestry

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The three largest ancestries in Hampton East (Moorabbin) 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 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.

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
Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2011 to 2016
English
35332.738.028329.936.5+70
Australian
26024.129.928329.932.3-23
map this data in atlas.idIrish16315.113.611312.012.5+50
map this data in atlas.idScottish1059.811.4939.910.6+12
Chinese
686.33.7353.82.5+33
Italian
635.95.2505.34.7+14
Greek
454.23.8444.73.5+1
Polish
413.91.8262.81.8+15
Indian
353.21.3283.00.9+6
German
272.54.2353.74.1-8
Russian
212.01.2192.01.3+2

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)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2011 to 2016
Not stated716.65.5424.45.5+29

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% Chinese, City of Bayside: 3.7% Italian, City of Bayside: 5.2% Greek, City of Bayside: 3.8% Polish, City of Bayside: 1.8% Indian, City of Bayside: 1.3% German, City of Bayside: 4.2% English, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 32.7% Australian, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 24.1% Irish, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 15.1% Scottish, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 9.8% Chinese, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 6.3% Italian, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 5.9% Greek, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 4.2% Polish, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 3.9% Indian, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 3.2% German, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 2.5%
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, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +70 Australian, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: -23 Irish, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +50 Scottish, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +12 Chinese, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +33 Italian, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +14 Greek, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +1 Polish, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +15 Indian, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +6 German, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: -8
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 Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (353 people or 32.7%)
  • Australian (260 people or 24.1%)
  • Irish (163 people or 15.1%)
  • Scottish (105 people or 9.8%)
  • Chinese (68 people or 6.3%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 949 responses in total, or 87.97% 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 Chinese ancestry (6.3% compared to 3.7%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Polish ancestry (3.9% compared to 1.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (24.1% compared to 29.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (32.7% compared to 38.0%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the reported ancestries of the population in this area between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • English (+70 persons)
  • Irish (+50 persons)

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