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The three largest ancestries in Mullum Mullum Ward in 2011 were English, 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 Mullum Mullum 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 Mullum Mullum 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
Mullum Mullum Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
English
11,00429.522.09,83026.320.7+1,174
Australian
10,58628.421.012,43733.325.4-1,851
map this data in atlas.idChinese4,64512.517.43,90710.514.3+738
map this data in atlas.idItalian3,4699.311.43,3198.911.5+150
Irish
3,2028.66.82,7257.36.4+477
Scottish
2,7787.55.92,4536.65.4+325
Greek
2,0745.68.92,0695.59.1+5
German
1,2743.42.61,2653.42.6+9
Dutch
7432.01.37882.11.3-45
Indian
6251.72.06171.71.7+8
South African
3631.00.83080.80.7+55
Iranian
2890.81.11790.50.8+110
Maltese
2840.80.72950.80.7-11
Polish
2750.70.82730.70.8+2
Macedonian
2450.70.92160.60.8+29
Lebanese
2430.71.12600.71.1-17
Croatian
2430.70.82840.80.9-41
New Zealander
2090.60.42560.70.5-47
Sinhalese
2010.50.72350.60.7-34
Egyptian
1960.50.71670.40.6+29
Cypriot
1740.50.5730.20.2+101
Hungarian
1560.40.41650.40.4-9
Welsh
1360.40.41300.30.3+6
French
1310.40.41810.50.4-50
Vietnamese
1170.30.6840.20.5+33
Korean
1120.30.7840.20.5+28
American
1110.30.21360.40.2-25
Serbian
1050.30.41490.40.5-44
Austrian
930.20.2710.20.3+22
Inadequately Described
900.20.3620.20.2+28
Danish
860.20.2930.20.2-7
Swiss
850.20.1880.20.1-3
Malay
840.20.31090.30.3-25
Filipino
830.20.4760.20.3+7
Albanian
820.20.3660.20.2+16
Ukrainian
750.20.2760.20.2-1
Russian
720.20.31080.30.3-36
Slovene
640.20.2520.10.2+12
Japanese
640.20.2630.20.2+1
Spanish
630.20.31020.30.3-39
Turkish
600.20.3480.10.3+12
Punjabi
600.20.1360.10.1+24
Czech
590.20.1570.20.1+2
Swedish
570.20.1760.20.1-19
Pakistani
560.20.2420.10.2+14
Indonesian
560.20.1460.10.1+10
Romanian
540.10.1420.10.1+12
Latvian
530.10.1450.10.2+8
Other Indian subcontinent
470.10.1450.10.1+2
Anglo-Indian
460.10.1300.10.1+16
Canadian
460.10.1690.20.1-23
Armenian
450.10.1480.10.1-3
Palestinian
450.10.2550.10.2-10
Argentinian
410.10.1200.10.1+21
Portuguese
370.10.2420.10.1-5
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Mullum Mullum Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Not stated1,2873.54.11,9605.25.6-673

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% Chinese, City of Manningham: 17.4% Italian, City of Manningham: 11.4% Irish, City of Manningham: 6.8% Scottish, City of Manningham: 5.9% Greek, City of Manningham: 8.9% German, City of Manningham: 2.6% Dutch, City of Manningham: 1.3% Indian, City of Manningham: 2.0% English, Mullum Mullum Ward: 29.5% Australian, Mullum Mullum Ward: 28.4% Chinese, Mullum Mullum Ward: 12.5% Italian, Mullum Mullum Ward: 9.3% Irish, Mullum Mullum Ward: 8.6% Scottish, Mullum Mullum Ward: 7.5% Greek, Mullum Mullum Ward: 5.6% German, Mullum Mullum Ward: 3.4% Dutch, Mullum Mullum Ward: 2.0% Indian, Mullum Mullum Ward: 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 English, Mullum Mullum Ward: +1,174 Australian, Mullum Mullum Ward: -1,851 Chinese, Mullum Mullum Ward: +738 Italian, Mullum Mullum Ward: +150 Irish, Mullum Mullum Ward: +477 Scottish, Mullum Mullum Ward: +325 Greek, Mullum Mullum Ward: +5 German, Mullum Mullum Ward: +9 Dutch, Mullum Mullum Ward: -45 Indian, Mullum Mullum Ward: +8
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 Mullum Mullum Ward in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (11,004 people or 29.5%)
  • Australian (10,586 people or 28.4%)
  • Chinese (4,645 people or 12.5%)
  • Italian (3,469 people or 9.3%)
  • Irish (3,202 people or 8.6%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 32,906 responses in total, or 88.35% of all responses.

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

  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (29.5% compared to 22.0%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (28.4% compared to 21.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Chinese ancestry (12.5% compared to 17.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Greek ancestry (5.6% 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 (-1,851 persons)
  • English (+1,174 persons)
  • Chinese (+738 persons)
  • Irish (+477 persons)

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