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The three largest ancestries in Niddrie in 2011 were Australian, English and Italian.

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 Niddrie 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 Niddrie'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
Niddrie - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Australian
1,42729.324.81,53533.928.4-108
English
1,15723.722.81,05223.221.0+105
map this data in atlas.idItalian81216.716.868615.116.8+126
map this data in atlas.idIrish62412.811.454512.010.5+79
Scottish
3096.36.72896.45.8+20
Greek
1944.05.01894.24.9+5
Maltese
1553.22.41443.22.3+11
German
1513.12.71222.72.6+29
Chinese
1212.54.1621.43.8+59
Croatian
1202.51.5892.01.4+31
Indian
1202.52.6511.11.5+69
Polish
901.81.1831.81.2+7
Ukrainian
671.40.6701.50.7-3
Dutch
491.01.0380.80.9+11
Lebanese
390.80.8260.60.8+13
Turkish
370.80.6240.50.5+13
Sinhalese
340.70.6350.80.6-1
New Zealander
330.70.5160.40.4+17
Vietnamese
290.62.040.11.8+25
Macedonian
270.60.7130.30.6+14
Serbian
260.50.5150.30.5+11
Spanish
260.50.6230.50.6+3
Welsh
210.40.4180.40.4+3
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Niddrie - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Not stated2274.76.32796.27.9-52

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% Italian, City of Moonee Valley: 16.8% Irish, City of Moonee Valley: 11.4% Scottish, City of Moonee Valley: 6.7% Greek, City of Moonee Valley: 5.0% Maltese, City of Moonee Valley: 2.4% German, City of Moonee Valley: 2.7% Chinese, City of Moonee Valley: 4.1% Croatian, City of Moonee Valley: 1.5% Australian, Niddrie: 29.3% English, Niddrie: 23.7% Italian, Niddrie: 16.7% Irish, Niddrie: 12.8% Scottish, Niddrie: 6.3% Greek, Niddrie: 4.0% Maltese, Niddrie: 3.2% German, Niddrie: 3.1% Chinese, Niddrie: 2.5% Croatian, Niddrie: 2.5%
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, Niddrie: -108 English, Niddrie: +105 Italian, Niddrie: +126 Irish, Niddrie: +79 Scottish, Niddrie: +20 Greek, Niddrie: +5 Maltese, Niddrie: +11 German, Niddrie: +29 Chinese, Niddrie: +59 Croatian, Niddrie: +31
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 Niddrie in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Australian (1,427 people or 29.3%)
  • English (1,157 people or 23.7%)
  • Italian (812 people or 16.7%)
  • Irish (624 people or 12.8%)
  • Scottish (309 people or 6.3%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 4,329 responses in total, or 88.78% of all responses.

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

  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (29.3% compared to 24.8%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Irish ancestry (12.8% compared to 11.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Chinese ancestry (2.5% compared to 4.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Vietnamese ancestry (0.6% compared to 2.0%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Italian (+126 persons)
  • Australian (-108 persons)
  • English (+105 persons)
  • Irish (+79 persons)

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