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Templestowe (Low density)

Ancestry

The three largest ancestries in Templestowe (Low density) 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 Templestowe (Low 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 (Low 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 (Low density) - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
English
64924.122.053020.820.7+119
Australian
52919.621.065825.825.4-130
map this data in atlas.idItalian37814.011.433413.111.5+44
map this data in atlas.idChinese28610.617.42389.314.3+49
Greek
2559.58.92078.19.1+48
Irish
2158.06.81867.36.4+30
Scottish
1696.35.91405.55.4+28
German
662.52.6793.12.6-12
Indian
441.62.0471.91.7-3
Dutch
441.61.3341.31.3+10
Egyptian
331.20.7381.50.6-5
Albanian
311.20.3301.20.2+1
Lebanese
301.11.1381.51.1-8
Cypriot
301.10.570.30.2+23
Iranian
301.11.1160.60.8+14
Macedonian
271.00.9301.20.8-4
Maltese
200.80.7271.10.7-7
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Templestowe (Low density) - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Not stated1475.54.11696.65.6-22

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% Dutch, City of Manningham: 1.3% English, Templestowe (Low density): 24.1% Australian, Templestowe (Low density): 19.6% Italian, Templestowe (Low density): 14.0% Chinese, Templestowe (Low density): 10.6% Greek, Templestowe (Low density): 9.5% Irish, Templestowe (Low density): 8.0% Scottish, Templestowe (Low density): 6.3% German, Templestowe (Low density): 2.5% Indian, Templestowe (Low density): 1.6% Dutch, Templestowe (Low density): 1.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in ancestry, 2006 to 2011
Change in ancestry, 2006 to 2011 English, Templestowe (Low density): +119 Australian, Templestowe (Low density): -130 Italian, Templestowe (Low density): +44 Chinese, Templestowe (Low density): +49 Greek, Templestowe (Low density): +48 Irish, Templestowe (Low density): +30 Scottish, Templestowe (Low density): +28 German, Templestowe (Low density): -12 Indian, Templestowe (Low density): -3 Dutch, Templestowe (Low density): +10
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 (Low density) in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (649 people or 24.1%)
  • Australian (529 people or 19.6%)
  • Italian (378 people or 14.0%)
  • Chinese (286 people or 10.6%)
  • Greek (255 people or 9.5%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 2,097 responses in total, or 77.81% of all responses.

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

  • A larger percentage of people with Italian ancestry (14.0% compared to 11.4%)
  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (24.1% compared to 22.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Chinese ancestry (10.6% compared to 17.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (19.6% compared to 21.0%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Australian (-130 persons)
  • English (+119 persons)

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