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The three largest ancestries in Taylors Hill in 2011 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 Taylors Hill 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 Taylors Hill'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
Taylors Hill - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
Australian
1,98716.925.71,09316.630.2+894
English
1,39811.923.076211.623.7+636
map this data in atlas.idMaltese1,20310.27.965710.08.0+546
map this data in atlas.idItalian1,1439.77.06369.76.8+507
Indian
7666.53.42984.51.9+468
Macedonian
7566.42.54186.42.2+338
Chinese
6155.22.63054.61.8+310
Filipino
4623.93.52664.02.7+196
Vietnamese
4403.71.72213.41.0+219
Croatian
4323.72.03305.02.0+102
Greek
4143.52.62323.52.8+182
Irish
3703.16.01692.66.3+201
Scottish
2902.55.21432.25.5+147
Turkish
2181.91.11752.71.1+43
Polish
2061.81.3901.41.5+116
Sinhalese
1771.51.0861.30.7+91
German
1741.52.71111.73.1+63
Lebanese
1681.40.8841.30.6+84
Serbian
1641.41.21181.81.3+46
Egyptian
1241.10.6550.80.5+69
Cypriot
1191.00.5290.40.2+90
Chilean
1050.90.6811.20.6+24
Timorese
1030.90.2831.30.2+20
Spanish
960.80.9831.31.0+13
Albanian
830.70.4570.90.4+26
Bosnian
760.60.3540.80.3+22
Portuguese
740.60.4590.90.4+15
Dutch
730.61.1340.51.3+39
Hungarian
580.50.4280.40.5+30
Pakistani
570.50.4100.10.3+47
Samoan
550.50.6310.50.3+24
Sudanese
460.40.5280.40.1+18
Lao
450.40.1400.60.1+5
Afghan
440.40.1100.20.1+34
Thai
410.30.2200.30.1+21
New Zealander
390.30.6150.20.5+24
Ethiopian
380.30.3220.30.2+16
Punjabi
350.30.1110.20.0+24
Tamil
340.30.1120.20.0+22
Mauritian
310.30.2160.20.1+15
Fijian
300.30.330.00.1+27
Maori
290.20.6130.20.4+16
Inadequately Described
280.20.5210.30.3+7
Russian
270.20.290.10.2+18
Other Indian subcontinent
260.20.130.00.1+23
Anglo-Indian
250.20.2200.30.2+5
Malay
240.20.290.10.1+15
Indonesian
230.20.140.10.1+19
Salvadoran
230.20.3320.50.2-9
Arab not further described
220.20.1160.20.1+6
Bengali
220.20.180.10.1+14
Other Southern and East African
210.20.160.10.1+15
Ukrainian
200.20.3180.30.3+2
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Taylors Hill - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
Not stated6035.17.55047.78.4+99

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 Australian, City of Melton: 25.7% English, City of Melton: 23.0% Maltese, City of Melton: 7.9% Italian, City of Melton: 7.0% Indian, City of Melton: 3.4% Macedonian, City of Melton: 2.5% Chinese, City of Melton: 2.6% Filipino, City of Melton: 3.5% Vietnamese, City of Melton: 1.7% Croatian, City of Melton: 2.0% Australian, Taylors Hill: 16.9% English, Taylors Hill: 11.9% Maltese, Taylors Hill: 10.2% Italian, Taylors Hill: 9.7% Indian, Taylors Hill: 6.5% Macedonian, Taylors Hill: 6.4% Chinese, Taylors Hill: 5.2% Filipino, Taylors Hill: 3.9% Vietnamese, Taylors Hill: 3.7% Croatian, Taylors Hill: 3.7%
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 Australian, Taylors Hill: +894 English, Taylors Hill: +636 Maltese, Taylors Hill: +546 Italian, Taylors Hill: +507 Indian, Taylors Hill: +468 Macedonian, Taylors Hill: +338 Chinese, Taylors Hill: +310 Filipino, Taylors Hill: +196 Vietnamese, Taylors Hill: +219 Croatian, Taylors Hill: +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 Taylors Hill in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Australian (1,987 people or 16.9%)
  • English (1,398 people or 11.9%)
  • Maltese (1,203 people or 10.2%)
  • Italian (1,143 people or 9.7%)
  • Indian (766 people or 6.5%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 6,497 responses in total, or 55.20% of all responses.

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

  • A larger percentage of people with Macedonian ancestry (6.4% compared to 2.5%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Indian ancestry (6.5% compared to 3.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (11.9% compared to 23.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (16.9% compared to 25.7%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Australian (+894 persons)
  • English (+636 persons)
  • Maltese (+546 persons)
  • Italian (+507 persons)

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