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Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck

Ancestry

The three largest ancestries in Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck in 2011 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 Rosebud - Rosebud West - 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 - Rosebud West - 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.

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the person's ancestry?'

Multi-response

Total population

Ancestry - Ranked by size
Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
English
9,00343.444.27,68040.339.9+1,324
Australian
7,92138.237.97,81241.041.5+109
map this data in atlas.idIrish2,28911.011.32,00210.510.2+287
map this data in atlas.idScottish2,26910.910.91,7979.49.5+472
Italian
8564.13.66743.53.2+183
German
7033.43.86433.43.6+60
Dutch
4552.22.53852.02.5+70
Greek
2641.31.31690.91.1+95
Welsh
1300.60.81160.60.7+14
New Zealander
1080.50.81040.50.7+4
Polish
1020.50.6880.50.5+14
Chinese
1000.50.7800.40.6+20
Maltese
980.50.51070.60.5-9
French
850.40.51040.50.5-19
Croatian
820.40.4480.30.3+34
Danish
810.40.3520.30.3+29
Indian
640.30.3170.10.2+47
Filipino
630.30.3380.20.2+25
American
490.20.3250.10.3+24
Hungarian
440.20.3210.10.3+24
Spanish
430.20.2510.30.2-8
Swedish
420.20.2260.10.2+16
Mauritian
420.20.2280.10.1+14
Macedonian
360.20.160.00.1+30
Sinhalese
320.20.260.00.2+26
Inadequately Described
310.10.2370.20.2-6
South African
290.10.4120.10.3+17
Thai
280.10.1170.10.1+11
Serbian
270.10.2220.10.2+5
Canadian
270.10.2200.10.2+7
Czech
260.10.1150.10.1+11
Swiss
250.10.2190.10.1+6
Austrian
240.10.2200.10.2+5
Russian
230.10.2200.10.2+3
Maori
230.10.3440.20.3-21
Indonesian
230.10.100.00.0+23
Lebanese
230.10.1190.10.1+4
Norwegian
220.10.1150.10.1+7
Chilean
210.10.1180.10.1+3
Ukrainian
210.10.1100.10.1+11
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Not stated1,5187.36.51,7689.38.9-250

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 English, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 44.2% Australian, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 37.9% Irish, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 11.3% Scottish, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 10.9% Italian, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 3.6% German, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 3.8% Dutch, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 2.5% Greek, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.3% Welsh, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.8% New Zealander, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.8% English, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 43.4% Australian, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 38.2% Irish, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 11.0% Scottish, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 10.9% Italian, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 4.1% German, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 3.4% Dutch, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 2.2% Greek, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 1.3% Welsh, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 0.6% New Zealander, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: 0.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in ancestry, 2006 to 2011
Change in ancestry, 2006 to 2011 English, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +1,324 Australian, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +109 Irish, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +287 Scottish, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +472 Italian, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +183 German, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +60 Dutch, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +70 Greek, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +95 Welsh, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +14 New Zealander, Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck: +4
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the ancestry responses of the population in Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (9,003 people or 43.4%)
  • Australian (7,921 people or 38.2%)
  • Irish (2,289 people or 11.0%)
  • Scottish (2,269 people or 10.9%)
  • Italian (856 people or 4.1%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 22,338 responses in total, or 107.71% of all responses.

There were no major differences between Rosebud - Rosebud West - McCrae - Boneo - Fingal - Cape Schanck and Mornington Peninsula Shire in 2011.

Emerging groups

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

  • English (+1,324 persons)
  • Scottish (+472 persons)
  • Irish (+287 persons)
  • Italian (+183 persons)

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