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Bittern - Crib Point

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 Bittern - Crib Point in 2016 were English, Australian 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 Bittern - Crib Point 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 Bittern - Crib Point'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
Bittern - Crib Point - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
English
3,14345.945.42,84444.644.2+299
Australian
2,99643.737.52,76643.437.9+230
map this data in atlas.idIrish77411.312.56289.911.3+146
map this data in atlas.idScottish73510.711.864410.110.9+91
German
3254.84.12674.23.8+58
Dutch
1942.82.42333.72.5-38
Italian
1802.64.11652.63.6+16
New Zealander
550.80.8570.90.8-2
Welsh
450.70.9420.70.8+3
Polish
370.50.6390.60.6-2
French
370.50.7240.40.5+13
Greek
310.51.4390.61.3-8
Danish
230.30.3180.30.3+4
Maltese
230.30.5350.50.5-11
Thai
210.30.2100.20.1+11
Chinese
200.30.8380.60.7-17
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Bittern - Crib Point - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
Not stated4346.36.13976.26.5+37

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 English, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 45.4% Australian, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 37.5% Irish, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 12.5% Scottish, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 11.8% German, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 4.1% Dutch, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 2.4% Italian, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 4.1% New Zealander, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.8% Welsh, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.9% Polish, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.6% English, Bittern - Crib Point: 45.9% Australian, Bittern - Crib Point: 43.7% Irish, Bittern - Crib Point: 11.3% Scottish, Bittern - Crib Point: 10.7% German, Bittern - Crib Point: 4.8% Dutch, Bittern - Crib Point: 2.8% Italian, Bittern - Crib Point: 2.6% New Zealander, Bittern - Crib Point: 0.8% Welsh, Bittern - Crib Point: 0.7% Polish, Bittern - Crib Point: 0.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
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Change in ancestry, 2011 to 2016
Change in ancestry, 2011 to 2016 English, Bittern - Crib Point: +299 Australian, Bittern - Crib Point: +230 Irish, Bittern - Crib Point: +146 Scottish, Bittern - Crib Point: +91 German, Bittern - Crib Point: +58 Dutch, Bittern - Crib Point: -38 Italian, Bittern - Crib Point: +16 New Zealander, Bittern - Crib Point: -2 Welsh, Bittern - Crib Point: +3 Polish, Bittern - Crib Point: -2
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 Bittern - Crib Point in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (3,143 people or 45.9%)
  • Australian (2,996 people or 43.7%)
  • Irish (774 people or 11.3%)
  • Scottish (735 people or 10.7%)
  • German (325 people or 4.8%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 7,973 responses in total, or 116.42% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Bittern - Crib Point and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (43.7% compared to 37.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Italian ancestry (2.6% compared to 4.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Irish ancestry (11.3% compared to 12.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Scottish ancestry (10.7% compared to 11.8%)

Emerging groups

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

  • English (+299 persons)
  • Australian (+230 persons)
  • Irish (+146 persons)
  • Scottish (+91 persons)

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