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Cobblebank - Strathtulloh

Ancestry

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

The three largest ancestries in Cobblebank - Strathtulloh in 2016 were Australian, English and Maltese.

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 Cobblebank - Strathtulloh 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 Cobblebank - Strathtulloh'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
Cobblebank - Strathtulloh - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2011 to 2016
Australian
24928.524.18021.325.7+168
English
23326.722.56216.523.0+171
map this data in atlas.idMaltese9010.47.69826.17.9-8
Irish
566.46.0184.86.0+38
Scottish
505.85.1246.65.2+26
Indian
495.75.031.03.4+46
Filipino
475.44.100.03.5+47
map this data in atlas.idItalian424.96.64612.27.0-3
German
222.62.682.32.7+14

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

Ancestry - Totals
Cobblebank - Strathtulloh - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2011 to 2016
Not stated596.87.25514.77.5+4

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 Australian, City of Melton: 24.1% English, City of Melton: 22.5% Maltese, City of Melton: 7.6% Irish, City of Melton: 6.0% Scottish, City of Melton: 5.1% Indian, City of Melton: 5.0% Filipino, City of Melton: 4.1% Italian, City of Melton: 6.6% German, City of Melton: 2.6% Australian, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: 28.5% English, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: 26.7% Maltese, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: 10.4% Irish, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: 6.4% Scottish, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: 5.8% Indian, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: 5.7% Filipino, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: 5.4% Italian, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: 4.9% German, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: 2.6%
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 Australian, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: +168 English, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: +171 Maltese, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: -8 Irish, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: +38 Scottish, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: +26 Indian, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: +46 Filipino, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: +47 Italian, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: -3 German, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: +14
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 Cobblebank - Strathtulloh in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Australian (249 people or 28.5%)
  • English (233 people or 26.7%)
  • Maltese (90 people or 10.4%)
  • Irish (56 people or 6.4%)
  • Scottish (50 people or 5.8%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 678 responses in total, or 77.81% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Cobblebank - Strathtulloh and City of Melton were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (28.5% compared to 24.1%)
  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (26.7% compared to 22.5%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Maltese ancestry (10.4% compared to 7.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Italian ancestry (4.9% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the reported ancestries of the population in this area between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • English (+171 persons)
  • Australian (+168 persons)

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