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The three largest ancestries in Aberfeldie in 2011 were Australian, English and Irish.

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 Aberfeldie 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 Aberfeldie'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
Aberfeldie - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Australian
1,13631.024.81,30237.328.4-165
English
99527.222.885324.421.0+142
map this data in atlas.idIrish58816.011.443512.410.5+153
map this data in atlas.idItalian51814.116.848914.016.8+29
Scottish
2807.76.72346.75.8+47
Greek
1905.25.01203.44.9+71
German
992.72.71203.42.6-21
Polish
842.31.1762.21.2+8
Chinese
812.24.1722.13.8+9
Maltese
742.02.4571.62.3+17
Indian
681.82.6822.31.5-14
Croatian
601.61.5451.31.4+15
Vietnamese
381.02.0190.51.8+19
Dutch
300.81.0330.90.9-2
Ukrainian
240.70.6130.40.7+11
Lebanese
230.60.840.10.8+19
New Zealander
220.60.590.30.4+13
Welsh
200.50.4110.30.4+9
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Aberfeldie - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Not stated2005.56.31825.27.9+18

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 Moonee Valley: 24.8% English, City of Moonee Valley: 22.8% Irish, City of Moonee Valley: 11.4% Italian, City of Moonee Valley: 16.8% Scottish, City of Moonee Valley: 6.7% Greek, City of Moonee Valley: 5.0% German, City of Moonee Valley: 2.7% Polish, City of Moonee Valley: 1.1% Chinese, City of Moonee Valley: 4.1% Maltese, City of Moonee Valley: 2.4% Australian, Aberfeldie: 31.0% English, Aberfeldie: 27.2% Irish, Aberfeldie: 16.0% Italian, Aberfeldie: 14.1% Scottish, Aberfeldie: 7.7% Greek, Aberfeldie: 5.2% German, Aberfeldie: 2.7% Polish, Aberfeldie: 2.3% Chinese, Aberfeldie: 2.2% Maltese, Aberfeldie: 2.0%
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, Aberfeldie: -165 English, Aberfeldie: +142 Irish, Aberfeldie: +153 Italian, Aberfeldie: +29 Scottish, Aberfeldie: +47 Greek, Aberfeldie: +71 German, Aberfeldie: -21 Polish, Aberfeldie: +8 Chinese, Aberfeldie: +9 Maltese, Aberfeldie: +17
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 Aberfeldie in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Australian (1,136 people or 31.0%)
  • English (995 people or 27.2%)
  • Irish (588 people or 16.0%)
  • Italian (518 people or 14.1%)
  • Scottish (280 people or 7.7%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 3,517 responses in total, or 96.01% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Aberfeldie and the City of Moonee Valley were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (31.0% compared to 24.8%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Irish ancestry (16.0% compared to 11.4%)
  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (27.2% compared to 22.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Italian ancestry (14.1% compared to 16.8%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Australian (-165 persons)
  • Irish (+153 persons)
  • English (+142 persons)
  • Greek (+71 persons)

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