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The three largest ancestries in Albanvale in 2011 were Vietnamese, Australian and English.

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 Albanvale 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 Albanvale'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
Albanvale - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idVietnamese77515.312.875514.010.7+20
Australian
62712.412.979314.715.1-167
English
61312.111.863011.711.8-17
Maltese
3857.66.74748.88.1-88
Filipino
2344.63.62244.23.1+10
Chinese
2344.65.92624.95.1-28
map this data in atlas.idItalian1953.97.02013.77.8-6
Greek
1683.33.91743.24.6-7
Croatian
1462.92.91362.53.5+10
Indian
1442.94.3731.42.2+71
Macedonian
1302.63.31863.53.7-56
Scottish
1242.42.51292.42.5-5
Serbian
1132.21.41212.21.6-8
Bosnian
1132.20.71362.50.8-23
Irish
1112.23.11242.33.2-13
Turkish
1012.01.51172.21.8-16
German
981.91.81041.92.0-7
Sudanese
731.40.8370.70.8+36
Polish
701.41.6801.52.0-10
Spanish
571.10.8691.30.9-13
Chilean
511.00.5480.90.5+3
Cypriot
450.90.6230.40.3+22
Sinhalese
410.80.8350.60.6+6
Lebanese
410.81.0210.41.1+20
Inadequately Described
330.70.590.20.4+24
Albanian
320.60.6260.50.6+6
Timorese
320.60.4120.20.3+19
Fijian
260.50.200.00.1+26
Maori
250.50.5320.60.4-6
Other Southern and East African
230.50.300.00.1+23
Ukrainian
230.50.5320.60.6-9
Egyptian
230.50.6430.80.6-20
Tongan
220.40.2170.30.2+5
Hungarian
210.40.3250.50.4-4
Dutch
210.40.5300.60.6-9
Arab not further described
200.40.2200.40.20
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Albanvale - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Not stated4539.09.260011.110.0-147

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 Vietnamese, City of Brimbank: 12.8% Australian, City of Brimbank: 12.9% English, City of Brimbank: 11.8% Maltese, City of Brimbank: 6.7% Filipino, City of Brimbank: 3.6% Chinese, City of Brimbank: 5.9% Italian, City of Brimbank: 7.0% Greek, City of Brimbank: 3.9% Croatian, City of Brimbank: 2.9% Indian, City of Brimbank: 4.3% Vietnamese, Albanvale: 15.3% Australian, Albanvale: 12.4% English, Albanvale: 12.1% Maltese, Albanvale: 7.6% Filipino, Albanvale: 4.6% Chinese, Albanvale: 4.6% Italian, Albanvale: 3.9% Greek, Albanvale: 3.3% Croatian, Albanvale: 2.9% Indian, Albanvale: 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 Vietnamese, Albanvale: +20 Australian, Albanvale: -167 English, Albanvale: -17 Maltese, Albanvale: -88 Filipino, Albanvale: +10 Chinese, Albanvale: -28 Italian, Albanvale: -6 Greek, Albanvale: -7 Croatian, Albanvale: +10 Indian, Albanvale: +71
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 Albanvale in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Vietnamese (775 people or 15.3%)
  • Australian (627 people or 12.4%)
  • English (613 people or 12.1%)
  • Maltese (385 people or 7.6%)
  • Filipino (234 people or 4.6%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 2,634 responses in total, or 52.11% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Albanvale and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Vietnamese ancestry (15.3% compared to 12.8%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Bosnian ancestry (2.2% compared to 0.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Italian ancestry (3.9% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Indian ancestry (2.9% compared to 4.3%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Australian (-167 persons)
  • Maltese (-88 persons)
  • Indian (+71 persons)
  • Macedonian (-56 persons)

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