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Templestowe (High density)

Ancestry

The three largest ancestries in Templestowe (High density) 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 Templestowe (High density) 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 Templestowe (High density)'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
Templestowe (High density) - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
English
2,71320.022.02,53118.420.7+182
Australian
2,56718.921.03,22723.425.4-659
map this data in atlas.idChinese2,13415.717.41,96714.314.3+167
map this data in atlas.idItalian1,67912.411.41,63111.811.5+48
Greek
1,38810.28.91,3659.99.1+23
Irish
8446.26.88496.26.4-5
Scottish
7455.55.96754.95.4+70
Indian
3552.62.03042.21.7+51
German
3102.32.63402.52.6-30
Iranian
2371.71.11351.00.8+102
Lebanese
1971.51.12441.81.1-48
Macedonian
1751.30.91481.10.8+27
South African
1661.20.81791.30.7-13
Egyptian
1591.20.71491.10.6+10
Dutch
1581.21.31801.31.3-22
Sinhalese
1180.90.71110.80.7+7
Maltese
1080.80.71230.90.7-15
Albanian
1060.80.3860.60.2+20
Cypriot
990.70.5500.40.2+49
Croatian
950.70.81140.80.9-19
Polish
870.60.81120.80.8-25
French
750.50.4460.30.4+28
Filipino
740.50.4610.40.3+12
Serbian
690.50.4740.50.5-5
New Zealander
620.50.4930.70.5-31
Spanish
610.50.3500.40.3+11
Vietnamese
590.40.6540.40.5+5
Korean
550.40.7650.50.5-9
Tamil
500.40.1300.20.1+20
Pakistani
480.40.2360.30.2+12
Hungarian
480.40.4430.30.4+5
Welsh
460.30.4400.30.3+6
Turkish
410.30.3560.40.3-15
Inadequately Described
400.30.3440.30.2-4
Malay
370.30.3270.20.3+10
Syrian
360.30.1130.10.1+23
American
350.30.2360.30.2-1
Danish
330.20.2200.10.2+13
Ukrainian
260.20.2290.20.2-4
Thai
250.20.1110.10.1+14
Japanese
250.20.2120.10.2+12
Russian
250.20.3470.30.3-22
Portuguese
240.20.2180.10.1+6
Other Indian subcontinent
230.20.1500.40.1-27
Austrian
230.20.2270.20.3-3
Palestinian
220.20.2240.20.2-3
Anglo-Indian
210.20.1150.10.1+6
Indonesian
200.10.1230.20.1-3
Slovene
200.10.2150.10.2+5
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Templestowe (High density) - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Not stated5253.94.17455.45.6-220

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% 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% Iranian, City of Manningham: 1.1% English, Templestowe (High density): 20.0% Australian, Templestowe (High density): 18.9% Chinese, Templestowe (High density): 15.7% Italian, Templestowe (High density): 12.4% Greek, Templestowe (High density): 10.2% Irish, Templestowe (High density): 6.2% Scottish, Templestowe (High density): 5.5% Indian, Templestowe (High density): 2.6% German, Templestowe (High density): 2.3% Iranian, Templestowe (High density): 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, Templestowe (High density): +182 Australian, Templestowe (High density): -659 Chinese, Templestowe (High density): +167 Italian, Templestowe (High density): +48 Greek, Templestowe (High density): +23 Irish, Templestowe (High density): -5 Scottish, Templestowe (High density): +70 Indian, Templestowe (High density): +51 German, Templestowe (High density): -30 Iranian, Templestowe (High density): +102
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 Templestowe (High density) in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (2,713 people or 20.0%)
  • Australian (2,567 people or 18.9%)
  • Chinese (2,134 people or 15.7%)
  • Italian (1,679 people or 12.4%)
  • Greek (1,388 people or 10.2%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 10,481 responses in total, or 77.28% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Templestowe (High density) and City of Manningham were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Greek ancestry (10.2% compared to 8.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (18.9% compared to 21.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (20.0% compared to 22.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Chinese ancestry (15.7% 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 (-659 persons)
  • English (+182 persons)
  • Chinese (+167 persons)
  • Iranian (+102 persons)

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