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The three largest ancestries in Seabrook in 2011 were Australian, English and Scottish.

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 Seabrook 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 Seabrook'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
Seabrook - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2006 to 2011
Australian
1,28825.925.81,50530.128.9-217
English
1,04321.025.61,02920.623.8+14
map this data in atlas.idScottish3136.37.32334.76.7+80
map this data in atlas.idIrish3096.29.12895.88.0+20
Maltese
3076.24.43226.44.9-15
Italian
2865.76.92705.47.1+16
Indian
2204.43.01202.41.1+100
Chinese
1984.03.11382.82.6+60
Greek
1673.44.31472.94.4+20
Macedonian
1302.61.7982.01.8+32
Croatian
1242.51.71332.71.7-9
Filipino
1242.51.51312.61.7-7
German
1182.42.8921.82.7+26
Lebanese
1042.13.1671.32.9+37
Vietnamese
1012.01.9951.91.9+6
Serbian
721.41.21082.21.4-36
Polish
721.41.3651.31.3+7
Dutch
581.21.2501.01.1+8
Slovak
380.80.3501.00.4-12
Maori
360.70.7360.70.90
New Zealander
340.70.8360.70.7-2
Hungarian
340.70.4340.70.40
French
290.60.4270.50.5+2
Eritrean
290.60.1290.60.10
Spanish
290.60.4360.70.4-7
Portuguese
270.50.2370.70.2-10
Khmer (Cambodian)
250.50.2210.40.2+4
Sinhalese
240.50.3250.50.3-1
Mauritian
230.50.2230.50.20
Burmese peoples
220.40.680.20.1+14
Albanian
200.40.4360.70.4-16
Thai
200.40.2150.30.2+5
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Seabrook - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2006 to 2011
Not stated2845.76.54098.28.1-125

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 Australian, Hobsons Bay City: 25.8% English, Hobsons Bay City: 25.6% Scottish, Hobsons Bay City: 7.3% Irish, Hobsons Bay City: 9.1% Maltese, Hobsons Bay City: 4.4% Italian, Hobsons Bay City: 6.9% Indian, Hobsons Bay City: 3.0% Chinese, Hobsons Bay City: 3.1% Greek, Hobsons Bay City: 4.3% Macedonian, Hobsons Bay City: 1.7% Australian, Seabrook: 25.9% English, Seabrook: 21.0% Scottish, Seabrook: 6.3% Irish, Seabrook: 6.2% Maltese, Seabrook: 6.2% Italian, Seabrook: 5.7% Indian, Seabrook: 4.4% Chinese, Seabrook: 4.0% Greek, Seabrook: 3.4% Macedonian, Seabrook: 2.6%
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 Australian, Seabrook: -217 English, Seabrook: +14 Scottish, Seabrook: +80 Irish, Seabrook: +20 Maltese, Seabrook: -15 Italian, Seabrook: +16 Indian, Seabrook: +100 Chinese, Seabrook: +60 Greek, Seabrook: +20 Macedonian, Seabrook: +32
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 Seabrook in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Australian (1,288 people or 25.9%)
  • English (1,043 people or 21.0%)
  • Scottish (313 people or 6.3%)
  • Irish (309 people or 6.2%)
  • Maltese (307 people or 6.2%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 3,260 responses in total, or 65.49% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Seabrook and Hobsons Bay City were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Maltese ancestry (6.2% compared to 4.4%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Indian ancestry (4.4% compared to 3.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (21.0% compared to 25.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Irish ancestry (6.2% compared to 9.1%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Australian (-217 persons)
  • Indian (+100 persons)
  • Scottish (+80 persons)
  • Chinese (+60 persons)

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