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

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 Notting 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 Notting 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
Notting Hill - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idChinese51423.818.329118.214.3+223
English
39118.119.935722.420.3+34
Australian
32915.219.434021.324.1-11
Irish
1145.36.71197.56.8-5
Sinhalese
1024.73.6392.42.9+63
Scottish
874.05.6845.35.5+3
Indian
833.85.3513.23.8+32
Italian
693.25.6503.15.8+19
Vietnamese
582.71.6332.11.3+25
German
572.62.4593.72.6-2
map this data in atlas.idGreek522.47.6422.67.7+10
Iranian
381.80.3120.80.2+26
Polish
301.41.0301.91.10
Japanese
241.10.4110.70.4+13
Korean
221.01.4110.70.7+11
Dutch
221.01.1281.81.3-6
Indonesian
211.00.6432.70.5-22
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Notting Hill - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
Not stated22710.54.81076.76.7+120

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 Chinese, City of Monash: 18.3% English, City of Monash: 19.9% Australian, City of Monash: 19.4% Irish, City of Monash: 6.7% Sinhalese, City of Monash: 3.6% Scottish, City of Monash: 5.6% Indian, City of Monash: 5.3% Italian, City of Monash: 5.6% Vietnamese, City of Monash: 1.6% German, City of Monash: 2.4% Chinese, Notting Hill: 23.8% English, Notting Hill: 18.1% Australian, Notting Hill: 15.2% Irish, Notting Hill: 5.3% Sinhalese, Notting Hill: 4.7% Scottish, Notting Hill: 4.0% Indian, Notting Hill: 3.8% Italian, Notting Hill: 3.2% Vietnamese, Notting Hill: 2.7% German, Notting Hill: 2.6%
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 Chinese, Notting Hill: +223 English, Notting Hill: +34 Australian, Notting Hill: -11 Irish, Notting Hill: -5 Sinhalese, Notting Hill: +63 Scottish, Notting Hill: +3 Indian, Notting Hill: +32 Italian, Notting Hill: +19 Vietnamese, Notting Hill: +25 German, Notting Hill: -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 Notting Hill in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Chinese (514 people or 23.8%)
  • English (391 people or 18.1%)
  • Australian (329 people or 15.2%)
  • Irish (114 people or 5.3%)
  • Sinhalese (102 people or 4.7%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 1,450 responses in total, or 67.04% of all responses.

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

  • A larger percentage of people with Chinese ancestry (23.8% compared to 18.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Greek ancestry (2.4% compared to 7.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (15.2% compared to 19.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Italian ancestry (3.2% compared to 5.6%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Chinese (+223 persons)
  • Sinhalese (+63 persons)

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