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Strathmore Heights

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 Strathmore Heights in 2016 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 Heights 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 Heights'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
Strathmore Heights - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2011 to 2016
Australian
29629.423.131633.824.8-20
English
29429.223.626027.822.8+34
map this data in atlas.idItalian11511.416.710010.716.8+15
map this data in atlas.idIrish11010.911.811812.611.4-8
Scottish
929.17.1879.36.7+5
Greek
616.15.0394.25.0+22
German
454.52.7394.22.7+6
Maltese
404.02.4232.52.4+17
Ukrainian
212.10.6171.80.6+4

Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Strathmore Heights - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2011 to 2016
Not stated515.16.2252.76.3+26

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 Australian, City of Moonee Valley: 23.1% English, City of Moonee Valley: 23.6% Italian, City of Moonee Valley: 16.7% Irish, City of Moonee Valley: 11.8% Scottish, City of Moonee Valley: 7.1% Greek, City of Moonee Valley: 5.0% German, City of Moonee Valley: 2.7% Maltese, City of Moonee Valley: 2.4% Ukrainian, City of Moonee Valley: 0.6% Australian, Strathmore Heights: 29.4% English, Strathmore Heights: 29.2% Italian, Strathmore Heights: 11.4% Irish, Strathmore Heights: 10.9% Scottish, Strathmore Heights: 9.1% Greek, Strathmore Heights: 6.1% German, Strathmore Heights: 4.5% Maltese, Strathmore Heights: 4.0% Ukrainian, Strathmore Heights: 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 Australian, Strathmore Heights: -20 English, Strathmore Heights: +34 Italian, Strathmore Heights: +15 Irish, Strathmore Heights: -8 Scottish, Strathmore Heights: +5 Greek, Strathmore Heights: +22 German, Strathmore Heights: +6 Maltese, Strathmore Heights: +17 Ukrainian, Strathmore Heights: +4
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 Strathmore Heights in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Australian (296 people or 29.4%)
  • English (294 people or 29.2%)
  • Italian (115 people or 11.4%)
  • Irish (110 people or 10.9%)
  • Scottish (92 people or 9.1%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 907 responses in total, or 89.98% of all responses.

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

  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (29.4% compared to 23.1%)
  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (29.2% compared to 23.6%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Scottish ancestry (9.1% compared to 7.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Italian ancestry (11.4% compared to 16.7%)

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in Strathmore Heights between 2011 and 2016.

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