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Warrandyte - Warrandyte South

Ancestry

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

The three largest ancestries in Warrandyte - Warrandyte South in 2016 were English, Australian 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 Warrandyte - Warrandyte South 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 Warrandyte - Warrandyte South'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
Warrandyte - Warrandyte South - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
English
2,35540.421.12,31139.422.0+44
Australian
1,93833.318.52,12036.221.0-182
Scottish
72712.55.960610.35.9+122
Irish
72312.46.865411.26.8+70
map this data in atlas.idItalian5058.710.54838.211.4+22
German
2454.22.42474.22.6-2
map this data in atlas.idChinese2133.722.71372.317.4+76
Greek
1903.38.32173.78.9-27
Dutch
1352.31.11562.71.3-21
Indian
781.32.5751.32.0+3
Maltese
691.20.6340.60.7+35
Welsh
520.90.4400.70.4+11
Polish
500.90.7380.70.8+13
New Zealander
470.80.4420.70.4+5
South African
400.70.6290.50.8+11
Croatian
370.70.7370.60.80
French
370.60.4310.50.4+7
Iranian
310.52.0260.41.1+6
Macedonian
260.50.8220.40.9+5
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Warrandyte - Warrandyte South - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
Not stated2604.54.31753.04.1+85

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 Manningham: 21.1% Australian, City of Manningham: 18.5% Scottish, City of Manningham: 5.9% Irish, City of Manningham: 6.8% Italian, City of Manningham: 10.5% German, City of Manningham: 2.4% Chinese, City of Manningham: 22.7% Greek, City of Manningham: 8.3% Dutch, City of Manningham: 1.1% Indian, City of Manningham: 2.5% English, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 40.4% Australian, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 33.3% Scottish, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 12.5% Irish, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 12.4% Italian, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 8.7% German, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 4.2% Chinese, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 3.7% Greek, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 3.3% Dutch, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 2.3% Indian, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 1.3%
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, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: +44 Australian, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: -182 Scottish, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: +122 Irish, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: +70 Italian, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: +22 German, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: -2 Chinese, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: +76 Greek, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: -27 Dutch, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: -21 Indian, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: +3
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 Warrandyte - Warrandyte South in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (2,355 people or 40.4%)
  • Australian (1,938 people or 33.3%)
  • Scottish (727 people or 12.5%)
  • Irish (723 people or 12.4%)
  • Italian (505 people or 8.7%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 6,248 responses in total, or 107.30% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Warrandyte - Warrandyte South and City of Manningham were:

  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (40.4% compared to 21.1%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (33.3% compared to 18.5%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Scottish ancestry (12.5% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Chinese ancestry (3.7% compared to 22.7%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Australian (-182 persons)
  • Scottish (+122 persons)
  • Chinese (+76 persons)
  • Irish (+70 persons)

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