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The three largest ancestries in Bulleen in 2011 were Italian, Australian and Chinese.

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 Bulleen 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 Bulleen'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
Bulleen - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idItalian2,38922.411.42,46823.911.5-79
Australian
1,69615.921.01,80717.525.4-111
map this data in atlas.idChinese1,58714.917.41,32112.814.3+266
English
1,55614.622.01,48714.420.7+69
Greek
1,29012.18.91,28712.49.1+3
Irish
6355.96.86176.06.4+18
Scottish
4804.55.93693.65.4+111
Indian
2081.92.01561.51.7+52
German
2031.92.61851.82.6+18
Macedonian
1851.70.91301.30.8+55
Vietnamese
1721.60.61481.40.5+23
Lebanese
1671.61.11651.61.1+2
Croatian
1161.10.81381.30.9-22
Dutch
1091.01.3750.71.3+34
Maltese
1061.00.71031.00.7+3
Polish
820.80.8820.80.80
Iranian
810.81.1400.40.8+41
Korean
800.70.7520.50.5+27
Sinhalese
790.70.7660.60.7+13
Egyptian
740.70.7490.50.6+24
Cypriot
680.60.5240.20.2+44
Slovene
570.50.2270.30.2+30
Malay
470.40.3260.20.3+21
Filipino
450.40.4380.40.3+7
Spanish
400.40.3500.50.3-10
Turkish
400.40.3600.60.3-20
Japanese
330.30.2170.20.2+15
Albanian
310.30.3110.10.2+20
Austrian
300.30.2500.50.3-20
Serbian
290.30.4450.40.5-16
Mauritian
290.30.1210.20.1+9
New Zealander
280.30.4320.30.5-5
Russian
280.30.3210.20.3+7
South African
280.30.8260.20.7+2
Hungarian
270.30.4320.30.4-4
French
230.20.4490.50.4-26
Welsh
230.20.4250.20.3-2
Portuguese
210.20.2170.20.1+4
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Bulleen - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Not stated4133.94.15415.25.6-127

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 Italian, City of Manningham: 11.4% Australian, City of Manningham: 21.0% Chinese, City of Manningham: 17.4% English, City of Manningham: 22.0% Greek, City of Manningham: 8.9% Irish, City of Manningham: 6.8% Scottish, City of Manningham: 5.9% Indian, City of Manningham: 2.0% German, City of Manningham: 2.6% Macedonian, City of Manningham: 0.9% Italian, Bulleen: 22.4% Australian, Bulleen: 15.9% Chinese, Bulleen: 14.9% English, Bulleen: 14.6% Greek, Bulleen: 12.1% Irish, Bulleen: 5.9% Scottish, Bulleen: 4.5% Indian, Bulleen: 1.9% German, Bulleen: 1.9% Macedonian, Bulleen: 1.7%
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 Italian, Bulleen: -79 Australian, Bulleen: -111 Chinese, Bulleen: +266 English, Bulleen: +69 Greek, Bulleen: +3 Irish, Bulleen: +18 Scottish, Bulleen: +111 Indian, Bulleen: +52 German, Bulleen: +18 Macedonian, Bulleen: +55
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 Bulleen in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Italian (2,389 people or 22.4%)
  • Australian (1,696 people or 15.9%)
  • Chinese (1,587 people or 14.9%)
  • English (1,556 people or 14.6%)
  • Greek (1,290 people or 12.1%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 8,518 responses in total, or 79.74% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Bulleen and City of Manningham were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Italian ancestry (22.4% compared to 11.4%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Greek ancestry (12.1% compared to 8.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (14.6% compared to 22.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (15.9% compared to 21.0%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Chinese (+266 persons)
  • Australian (-111 persons)
  • Scottish (+111 persons)
  • Italian (-79 persons)

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