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The three largest ancestries in Aintree in 2016 were Maltese, Australian and English.

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 Aintree 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 Aintree'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.

Please note: Due to changes in ABS rules around perturbation and additivity of data to protect the confidentiality of individuals in 2016, counts of ancestry groups and totals derived from them may differ slightly from those published by the ABS. For more information see notes on data confidentiality.

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the person's ancestry?'

Multi-response

Total population

Ancestry - Ranked by size
Aintree - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idMaltese4128.27.6426.77.9+37
Australian
2215.224.1320.425.7+19
English
2013.822.5214.423.0+18

Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Aintree - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2011 to 2016
Not stated2215.57.2111.17.5+21

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Ancestry, 2016
Ancestry, 2016 Maltese, City of Melton: 7.6% Australian, City of Melton: 24.1% English, City of Melton: 22.5% Maltese, Aintree: 28.2% Australian, Aintree: 15.2% English, Aintree: 13.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in ancestry, 2011 to 2016
Change in ancestry, 2011 to 2016 Maltese, Aintree: +37 Australian, Aintree: +19 English, Aintree: +18
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Aintree in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Maltese (41 people or 28.2%)
  • Australian (22 people or 15.2%)
  • English (20 people or 13.8%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 83 responses in total, or 57.18% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Aintree and City of Melton were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Maltese ancestry (28.2% compared to 7.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (15.2% compared to 24.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (13.8% compared to 22.5%)

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in Aintree between 2011 and 2016.

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