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Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre

Ancestry

The three largest ancestries in Hampton East (Moorabbin) 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 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
English
71830.236.563129.234.4+87
Australian
65727.732.370132.436.4-44
map this data in atlas.idIrish26711.212.523310.811.7+34
map this data in atlas.idScottish2349.810.61848.59.4+49
Greek
1355.73.5954.43.5+39
Italian
1054.44.7894.14.5+15
German
974.14.1693.23.9+27
Chinese
873.62.5482.21.9+38
Indian
813.40.9502.30.8+31
Polish
692.91.8572.71.9+12
Russian
461.91.3472.21.1-2
New Zealander
321.31.0130.61.0+19
Welsh
291.20.6170.80.6+12
Sinhalese
271.10.5311.40.4-4
Jewish
261.10.8150.70.6+10
Ukrainian
241.00.3140.60.3+10
Dutch
210.91.5281.31.4-8
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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 stated974.15.51637.66.6-67

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% Greek, City of Bayside: 3.5% Italian, City of Bayside: 4.7% 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: 30.2% Australian, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 27.7% Irish, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 11.2% Scottish, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 9.8% Greek, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 5.7% Italian, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 4.4% German, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 4.1% Chinese, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 3.6% Indian, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 3.4% Polish, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: 2.9%
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: +87 Australian, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: -44 Irish, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +34 Scottish, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +49 Greek, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +39 Italian, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +15 German, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +27 Chinese, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +38 Indian, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +31 Polish, Hampton East (Moorabbin) Activity Centre: +12
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:

  • English (718 people or 30.2%)
  • Australian (657 people or 27.7%)
  • Irish (267 people or 11.2%)
  • Scottish (234 people or 9.8%)
  • Greek (135 people or 5.7%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 2,011 responses in total, or 84.66% 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 (3.4% compared to 0.9%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Greek ancestry (5.7% compared to 3.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (30.2% compared to 36.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (27.7% compared to 32.3%)

Emerging groups

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

  • English (+87 persons)
  • Scottish (+49 persons)

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