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The three largest ancestries in Chadstone in 2011 were English, Australian and Chinese.

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 Chadstone 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 Chadstone'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
Chadstone - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
English
1,44618.519.91,37218.820.3+74
Australian
1,26216.119.41,46920.124.1-207
map this data in atlas.idChinese1,25816.118.31,02814.114.3+230
map this data in atlas.idGreek7349.47.675210.37.7-18
Italian
5006.45.64796.65.8+21
Irish
4816.26.74526.26.8+29
Indian
3594.65.32863.93.8+73
Scottish
3354.35.63544.85.5-19
Sinhalese
2753.53.61882.62.9+87
German
1722.22.41722.42.60
Korean
1351.71.4520.70.7+83
Vietnamese
1341.71.6981.31.3+36
Filipino
971.20.7951.30.6+2
Polish
821.01.0931.31.1-11
Indonesian
730.90.6460.60.5+27
Russian
590.80.6801.10.7-21
Mauritian
570.70.4550.80.3+2
Serbian
560.70.5250.30.5+31
Croatian
550.70.5310.40.5+24
Dutch
510.71.1600.81.3-9
Afghan
500.60.2530.70.2-3
French
470.60.5340.50.5+13
Thai
470.60.3330.50.2+14
Other Indian subcontinent
420.50.3200.30.2+22
South African
410.50.4420.60.5-1
Pakistani
400.50.2320.40.2+8
New Zealander
390.50.6540.70.6-15
Japanese
390.50.4500.70.4-11
Hungarian
380.50.5320.40.6+6
Sudanese
380.50.1330.50.1+5
Maori
370.50.2210.30.2+16
Egyptian
360.50.3320.40.4+4
Malay
340.40.590.10.5+25
Somali
330.40.0200.30.0+13
Spanish
330.40.3220.30.3+11
Lebanese
310.40.3300.40.3+1
Slovene
300.40.1170.20.1+13
Cypriot
290.40.3190.30.1+10
Armenian
280.40.5180.20.6+10
Inadequately Described
280.40.3330.50.3-5
Other Middle-Eastern peoples
280.40.180.10.1+20
Ukrainian
280.40.2130.20.2+15
Chilean
250.30.2250.30.20
Maltese
220.30.4240.30.4-2
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Chadstone - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
Not stated4676.04.84626.36.7+5

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 Monash: 19.9% Australian, City of Monash: 19.4% Chinese, City of Monash: 18.3% Greek, City of Monash: 7.6% Italian, City of Monash: 5.6% Irish, City of Monash: 6.7% Indian, City of Monash: 5.3% Scottish, City of Monash: 5.6% Sinhalese, City of Monash: 3.6% German, City of Monash: 2.4% English, Chadstone: 18.5% Australian, Chadstone: 16.1% Chinese, Chadstone: 16.1% Greek, Chadstone: 9.4% Italian, Chadstone: 6.4% Irish, Chadstone: 6.2% Indian, Chadstone: 4.6% Scottish, Chadstone: 4.3% Sinhalese, Chadstone: 3.5% German, Chadstone: 2.2%
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 English, Chadstone: +74 Australian, Chadstone: -207 Chinese, Chadstone: +230 Greek, Chadstone: -18 Italian, Chadstone: +21 Irish, Chadstone: +29 Indian, Chadstone: +73 Scottish, Chadstone: -19 Sinhalese, Chadstone: +87 German, Chadstone: 0
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 Chadstone in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (1,446 people or 18.5%)
  • Australian (1,262 people or 16.1%)
  • Chinese (1,258 people or 16.1%)
  • Greek (734 people or 9.4%)
  • Italian (500 people or 6.4%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 5,200 responses in total, or 66.50% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Chadstone and City of Monash were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Greek ancestry (9.4% compared to 7.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (16.1% compared to 19.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Chinese ancestry (16.1% compared to 18.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (18.5% compared to 19.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Chinese (+230 persons)
  • Australian (-207 persons)
  • Sinhalese (+87 persons)
  • Korean (+83 persons)

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