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Warrandyte - Warrandyte South

Ancestry

The three largest ancestries in Warrandyte - Warrandyte South 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 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.

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)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
English
2,31239.422.01,96332.920.7+348
Australian
2,12136.221.02,48141.525.4-360
Irish
65411.26.85479.26.4+107
Scottish
60610.35.95198.75.4+88
map this data in atlas.idItalian4848.211.44337.211.5+51
German
2484.22.62514.22.6-3
Greek
2183.78.92203.79.1-2
Dutch
1572.71.31712.91.3-15
map this data in atlas.idChinese1372.317.41302.214.3+7
Indian
751.32.0651.11.7+10
New Zealander
420.70.4570.90.5-14
Welsh
410.70.4230.40.3+18
Polish
380.70.8500.80.8-12
Croatian
380.60.8330.60.9+5
Maltese
340.60.7490.80.7-15
French
310.50.4340.60.4-3
South African
300.50.8300.50.70
Sinhalese
280.50.7310.50.7-3
Egyptian
280.50.7230.40.6+5
Hungarian
270.50.4260.40.4+1
Iranian
260.41.190.10.8+17
Danish
240.40.2160.30.2+8
Cypriot
230.40.590.20.2+14
Swiss
230.40.1180.30.1+6
Macedonian
220.40.9380.60.8-16
American
200.30.2200.30.20
Latvian
200.30.1110.20.2+9
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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)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Not stated1763.04.13145.35.6-138

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 Manningham: 22.0% Australian, City of Manningham: 21.0% Irish, City of Manningham: 6.8% Scottish, City of Manningham: 5.9% Italian, City of Manningham: 11.4% German, City of Manningham: 2.6% Greek, City of Manningham: 8.9% Dutch, City of Manningham: 1.3% Chinese, City of Manningham: 17.4% Indian, City of Manningham: 2.0% English, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 39.4% Australian, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 36.2% Irish, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 11.2% Scottish, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 10.3% Italian, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 8.2% German, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 4.2% Greek, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 3.7% Dutch, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 2.7% Chinese, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 2.3% Indian, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: 1.3%
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, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: +348 Australian, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: -360 Irish, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: +107 Scottish, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: +88 Italian, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: +51 German, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: -3 Greek, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: -2 Dutch, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: -15 Chinese, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: +7 Indian, Warrandyte - Warrandyte South: +10
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the ancestry responses of the population in Warrandyte - Warrandyte South in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (2,312 people or 39.4%)
  • Australian (2,121 people or 36.2%)
  • Irish (654 people or 11.2%)
  • Scottish (606 people or 10.3%)
  • Italian (484 people or 8.2%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 6,177 responses in total, or 105.32% 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 (39.4% compared to 22.0%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (36.2% compared to 21.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Chinese ancestry (2.3% compared to 17.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Greek ancestry (3.7% compared to 8.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Australian (-360 persons)
  • English (+348 persons)
  • Irish (+107 persons)
  • Scottish (+88 persons)

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