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The three largest ancestries in Strathmore 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 Strathmore 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 Strathmore'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
Strathmore - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Australian
2,58431.924.82,91637.628.4-332
English
2,26627.922.82,06926.721.0+197
map this data in atlas.idItalian1,23415.216.81,03813.416.8+196
map this data in atlas.idIrish1,14314.111.41,12314.510.5+20
Scottish
5877.26.75346.95.8+53
Greek
3744.65.03314.34.9+43
German
2192.72.71892.42.6+30
Maltese
1702.12.41301.72.3+40
Chinese
1391.74.1891.13.8+50
Indian
1251.52.6761.01.5+49
Croatian
1081.31.5530.71.4+55
Turkish
991.20.6811.00.5+18
Polish
971.21.11131.51.2-16
Lebanese
931.10.8801.00.8+13
Dutch
881.11.0951.20.9-7
Sinhalese
811.00.6500.60.6+31
Ukrainian
710.90.6710.90.70
Vietnamese
540.72.0150.21.8+39
Welsh
480.60.4310.40.4+17
French
420.50.4280.40.4+14
Hungarian
360.40.3290.40.3+7
Spanish
340.40.6310.40.6+3
New Zealander
310.40.5360.50.4-5
Canadian
300.40.170.10.1+23
Russian
270.30.3280.40.3-1
Serbian
270.30.5450.60.5-18
Swedish
250.30.1210.30.1+4
Macedonian
220.30.7130.20.6+9
American
210.30.3190.20.3+2
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Strathmore - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Not stated4215.26.33754.87.9+46

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% German, City of Moonee Valley: 2.7% Maltese, City of Moonee Valley: 2.4% Chinese, City of Moonee Valley: 4.1% Indian, City of Moonee Valley: 2.6% Australian, Strathmore: 31.9% English, Strathmore: 27.9% Italian, Strathmore: 15.2% Irish, Strathmore: 14.1% Scottish, Strathmore: 7.2% Greek, Strathmore: 4.6% German, Strathmore: 2.7% Maltese, Strathmore: 2.1% Chinese, Strathmore: 1.7% Indian, Strathmore: 1.5%
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, Strathmore: -332 English, Strathmore: +197 Italian, Strathmore: +196 Irish, Strathmore: +20 Scottish, Strathmore: +53 Greek, Strathmore: +43 German, Strathmore: +30 Maltese, Strathmore: +40 Chinese, Strathmore: +50 Indian, Strathmore: +49
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 Strathmore in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Australian (2,584 people or 31.9%)
  • English (2,266 people or 27.9%)
  • Italian (1,234 people or 15.2%)
  • Irish (1,143 people or 14.1%)
  • Scottish (587 people or 7.2%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 7,814 responses in total, or 96.35% of all responses.

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

  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (31.9% compared to 24.8%)
  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (27.9% compared to 22.8%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Irish ancestry (14.1% compared to 11.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Chinese ancestry (1.7% compared to 4.1%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Australian (-332 persons)
  • English (+197 persons)
  • Italian (+196 persons)
  • Croatian (+55 persons)

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