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The three largest ancestries in Heide Ward in 2011 were English, Australian and Italian.

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 Heide Ward 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 Heide Ward'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
Heide Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
English
7,01518.922.06,64018.020.7+375
Australian
6,69118.021.08,11222.025.4-1,421
map this data in atlas.idItalian5,77115.511.45,71515.511.5+56
map this data in atlas.idChinese5,71315.417.44,89913.314.3+814
Greek
4,03910.98.94,01510.99.1+24
Irish
2,3746.46.82,2816.26.4+93
Scottish
1,9585.35.91,6724.55.4+286
German
8522.32.68752.42.6-23
Indian
8062.22.06651.81.7+141
Lebanese
5551.51.16051.61.1-50
Macedonian
5361.40.93971.10.8+139
Iranian
4591.21.12630.70.8+196
Dutch
3711.01.33470.91.3+24
Egyptian
3190.90.72840.80.6+35
Maltese
2990.80.72960.80.7+3
South African
2910.80.82820.80.7+9
Sinhalese
2850.80.72810.80.7+4
Croatian
2830.80.83470.90.9-64
Vietnamese
2670.70.62310.60.5+36
Polish
2610.70.82830.80.8-22
Cypriot
2480.70.5920.20.2+156
Korean
2010.50.71430.40.5+58
Albanian
1870.50.31660.40.2+21
Filipino
1810.50.41360.40.3+45
Turkish
1540.40.31640.40.3-10
Spanish
1470.40.31360.40.3+11
French
1450.40.41490.40.4-4
New Zealander
1430.40.41640.40.5-21
Serbian
1410.40.41780.50.5-37
Malay
1380.40.3930.30.3+45
Welsh
1090.30.4880.20.3+21
Hungarian
1080.30.41280.30.4-20
Inadequately Described
910.20.3980.30.2-7
Russian
910.20.31080.30.3-17
Slovene
890.20.2720.20.2+17
American
890.20.2950.30.2-6
Syrian
820.20.1410.10.1+41
Pakistani
810.20.2570.20.2+24
Japanese
770.20.2450.10.2+32
Ukrainian
760.20.2560.20.2+20
Portuguese
750.20.2670.20.1+8
Danish
730.20.2590.20.2+14
Indonesian
710.20.1550.10.1+16
Austrian
690.20.21140.30.3-45
Latvian
640.20.1650.20.2-1
Tamil
640.20.1490.10.1+15
Romanian
590.20.1650.20.1-6
Jewish
510.10.1260.10.1+25
Czech
460.10.1420.10.1+4
Anglo-Indian
460.10.1290.10.1+17
Thai
460.10.1300.10.1+16
Canadian
420.10.1500.10.1-8
Palestinian
410.10.2450.10.2-4
Mauritian
410.10.1470.10.1-6
Chilean
380.10.1560.20.1-18
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Heide Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Not stated1,6534.44.12,1145.75.6-461

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% Italian, City of Manningham: 11.4% Chinese, City of Manningham: 17.4% Greek, City of Manningham: 8.9% Irish, City of Manningham: 6.8% Scottish, City of Manningham: 5.9% German, City of Manningham: 2.6% Indian, City of Manningham: 2.0% Lebanese, City of Manningham: 1.1% English, Heide Ward: 18.9% Australian, Heide Ward: 18.0% Italian, Heide Ward: 15.5% Chinese, Heide Ward: 15.4% Greek, Heide Ward: 10.9% Irish, Heide Ward: 6.4% Scottish, Heide Ward: 5.3% German, Heide Ward: 2.3% Indian, Heide Ward: 2.2% Lebanese, Heide Ward: 1.5%
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, Heide Ward: +375 Australian, Heide Ward: -1,421 Italian, Heide Ward: +56 Chinese, Heide Ward: +814 Greek, Heide Ward: +24 Irish, Heide Ward: +93 Scottish, Heide Ward: +286 German, Heide Ward: -23 Indian, Heide Ward: +141 Lebanese, Heide Ward: -50
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 Heide Ward in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (7,015 people or 18.9%)
  • Australian (6,691 people or 18.0%)
  • Italian (5,771 people or 15.5%)
  • Chinese (5,713 people or 15.4%)
  • Greek (4,039 people or 10.9%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 29,229 responses in total, or 78.57% of all responses.

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

  • A larger percentage of people with Italian ancestry (15.5% compared to 11.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (18.9% compared to 22.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (18.0% compared to 21.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Chinese ancestry (15.4% compared to 17.4%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Australian (-1,421 persons)
  • Chinese (+814 persons)
  • English (+375 persons)
  • Scottish (+286 persons)

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