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Cobblebank - Strathtulloh

Ancestry

The three largest ancestries in Cobblebank - Strathtulloh in 2011 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 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.

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)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idMaltese9826.17.96919.38.0+30
Australian
8021.325.710830.130.2-27
English
6216.523.010128.223.7-39
map this data in atlas.idItalian4612.27.0195.36.8+27
Scottish
246.65.2236.45.5+2

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

Ancestry - Totals
Cobblebank - Strathtulloh - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
Not stated5514.77.5277.88.4+28

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 Maltese, City of Melton: 7.9% Australian, City of Melton: 25.7% English, City of Melton: 23.0% Italian, City of Melton: 7.0% Scottish, City of Melton: 5.2% Maltese, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: 26.1% Australian, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: 21.3% English, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: 16.5% Italian, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: 12.2% Scottish, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: 6.6%
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 Maltese, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: +30 Australian, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: -27 English, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: -39 Italian, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: +27 Scottish, Cobblebank - Strathtulloh: +2
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 Cobblebank - Strathtulloh in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Maltese (98 people or 26.1%)
  • Australian (80 people or 21.3%)
  • English (62 people or 16.5%)
  • Italian (46 people or 12.2%)
  • Scottish (24 people or 6.6%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 310 responses in total, or 82.74% 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 Maltese ancestry (26.1% compared to 7.9%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Italian ancestry (12.2% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (16.5% compared to 23.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (21.3% compared to 25.7%)

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in Cobblebank - Strathtulloh between 2006 and 2011.

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