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Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck

Ancestry

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The three largest ancestries in Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck in 2016 were English, Australian and Scottish.

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 Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck 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 Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck'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
Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
English
9,78343.945.49,00343.444.2+780
Australian
8,54038.337.57,92038.237.9+620
map this data in atlas.idScottish2,57811.611.82,26910.910.9+309
map this data in atlas.idIrish2,56611.512.52,28911.011.3+277
Italian
1,0574.74.18564.13.6+201
German
8453.84.17033.43.8+142
Dutch
4942.22.44542.22.5+39
Greek
2731.21.42641.31.3+9
Welsh
1730.80.91300.60.8+44
Chinese
1640.70.8990.50.7+65
French
1220.60.7850.40.5+38
Polish
1090.50.61020.50.6+7
Maltese
1080.50.5970.50.5+11
New Zealander
1070.50.81070.50.8-1
Indian
940.40.4640.30.3+30
Croatian
680.30.4810.40.4-14
Filipino
630.30.3620.30.30
Danish
560.30.3810.40.3-24
Hungarian
560.30.3440.20.3+12
Inadequately Described
400.20.3300.10.2+9
South African
400.20.4290.10.4+12
American
380.20.3480.20.3-10
Swiss
350.20.2240.10.2+11
Spanish
340.20.3430.20.2-9
Mauritian
310.10.2420.20.2-11
Sinhalese
280.10.2310.20.2-4
Russian
270.10.2230.10.2+4
Macedonian
270.10.1360.20.1-9
Canadian
250.10.2260.10.2-1
Maori
250.10.3230.10.3+2
Thai
240.10.2280.10.1-4
Austrian
240.10.2240.10.20
Malay
230.10.1180.10.1+5
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
Not stated1,5086.86.11,5187.36.5-9

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% Scottish, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 11.8% Irish, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 12.5% Italian, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 4.1% German, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 4.1% Dutch, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 2.4% Greek, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.4% Welsh, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.9% Chinese, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.8% English, Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 43.9% Australian, Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 38.3% Scottish, Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 11.6% Irish, Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 11.5% Italian, Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 4.7% German, Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 3.8% Dutch, Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 2.2% Greek, Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 1.2% Welsh, Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 0.8% Chinese, Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 0.7%
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 English, Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +780 Australian, Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +620 Scottish, Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +309 Irish, Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +277 Italian, Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +201 German, Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +142 Dutch, Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +39 Greek, Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +9 Welsh, Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +44 Chinese, Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +65
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 Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (9,783 people or 43.9%)
  • Australian (8,540 people or 38.3%)
  • Scottish (2,578 people or 11.6%)
  • Irish (2,566 people or 11.5%)
  • Italian (1,057 people or 4.7%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 24,524 responses in total, or 110.05% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Rosebud - Capel Sound - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:

  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (43.9% compared to 45.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Irish ancestry (11.5% compared to 12.5%)

Emerging groups

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

  • English (+780 persons)
  • Australian (+620 persons)
  • Scottish (+309 persons)
  • Irish (+277 persons)

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