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Oakleigh East - Huntingdale

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 Oakleigh East - Huntingdale in 2016 were Chinese, 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 Oakleigh East - Huntingdale 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 Oakleigh East - Huntingdale'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
Oakleigh East - Huntingdale - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idChinese1,33016.024.11,02813.218.3+302
Australian
1,31915.915.71,38817.919.4-69
English
1,28715.518.11,28216.519.9+5
map this data in atlas.idGreek1,02712.47.089911.67.6+128
Italian
91511.05.185611.05.6+59
Indian
5196.26.74686.05.3+51
Irish
4615.66.34525.86.7+9
Scottish
3604.35.13214.15.6+39
Sinhalese
2973.64.12453.23.6+52
German
1712.12.21501.92.4+21
Vietnamese
1571.91.91171.51.6+40
Korean
1331.61.4861.11.4+47
Polish
881.10.9881.11.00
Filipino
821.00.8971.20.7-15
Bengali
660.80.4460.60.3+20
Dutch
620.71.0700.91.1-8
Russian
550.70.5520.70.6+3
Indonesian
530.60.7460.60.6+7
Serbian
530.60.5390.50.5+14
Japanese
500.60.5380.50.4+12
Inadequately Described
490.60.6320.40.3+17
Malay
470.60.7450.60.5+2
New Zealander
470.60.5370.50.6+10
Mauritian
420.50.3480.60.4-6
Spanish
400.50.3390.50.3+1
French
390.50.5520.70.5-13
Nepalese
350.40.2120.20.1+23
Lebanese
340.40.3190.20.3+15
Chilean
330.40.2190.20.2+14
Hungarian
320.40.5370.50.5-5
Cypriot
310.40.3260.30.3+5
Pakistani
310.40.3270.30.2+4
Maltese
290.30.4290.40.40
Croatian
280.30.5330.40.5-5
Brazilian
260.30.1100.10.0+16
Iranian
260.30.5160.20.3+10
Khmer (Cambodian)
240.30.3230.30.2+1
Other Indian subcontinent
230.30.4210.30.3+2
Turkish
220.30.2280.40.2-6
Thai
210.30.3140.20.3+7
Egyptian
210.30.4260.30.3-5
Portuguese
200.20.2160.20.2+4
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Oakleigh East - Huntingdale - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2011 to 2016
Not stated4545.55.04505.84.8+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 Chinese, City of Monash: 24.1% Australian, City of Monash: 15.7% English, City of Monash: 18.1% Greek, City of Monash: 7.0% Italian, City of Monash: 5.1% Indian, City of Monash: 6.7% Irish, City of Monash: 6.3% Scottish, City of Monash: 5.1% Sinhalese, City of Monash: 4.1% German, City of Monash: 2.2% Chinese, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 16.0% Australian, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 15.9% English, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 15.5% Greek, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 12.4% Italian, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 11.0% Indian, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 6.2% Irish, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 5.6% Scottish, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 4.3% Sinhalese, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 3.6% German, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 2.1%
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 Chinese, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +302 Australian, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: -69 English, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +5 Greek, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +128 Italian, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +59 Indian, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +51 Irish, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +9 Scottish, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +39 Sinhalese, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +52 German, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +21
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 Oakleigh East - Huntingdale in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Chinese (1,330 people or 16.0%)
  • Australian (1,319 people or 15.9%)
  • English (1,287 people or 15.5%)
  • Greek (1,027 people or 12.4%)
  • Italian (915 people or 11.0%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 5,878 responses in total, or 70.78% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Oakleigh East - Huntingdale and City of Monash were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Italian ancestry (11.0% compared to 5.1%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Greek ancestry (12.4% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Chinese ancestry (16.0% compared to 24.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (15.5% compared to 18.1%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Chinese (+302 persons)
  • Greek (+128 persons)
  • Australian (-69 persons)
  • Italian (+59 persons)

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