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Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach

Ancestry

The three largest ancestries in Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach 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 Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach 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 Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach'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
Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
English
4,65239.744.23,94534.439.9+707
Australian
4,15235.437.94,39338.341.5-241
map this data in atlas.idIrish1,46212.511.31,25410.910.2+208
map this data in atlas.idScottish1,28611.010.91,0339.09.5+253
Italian
6395.43.65664.93.2+72
German
3713.23.83312.93.6+40
Greek
2682.31.32282.01.1+40
Dutch
2542.22.52111.82.5+42
Croatian
820.70.4610.50.3+21
Maltese
820.70.5670.60.5+15
Welsh
770.70.8840.70.7-7
Maori
750.60.3500.40.3+25
Polish
700.60.6470.40.5+23
New Zealander
670.60.8650.60.7+2
Chinese
660.60.7670.60.6-1
Hungarian
520.40.3470.40.3+5
French
450.40.5370.30.5+8
South African
360.30.4180.20.3+18
Danish
350.30.3490.40.3-14
Swedish
340.30.2240.20.2+10
American
290.20.3320.30.3-3
Serbian
270.20.2220.20.2+5
Mauritian
260.20.2160.10.1+10
Sinhalese
250.20.2150.10.2+10
Austrian
250.20.2260.20.2-1
Indian
250.20.360.10.2+19
Filipino
240.20.3200.20.2+4
Inadequately Described
240.20.2270.20.2-3
Australian Aboriginal
230.20.1100.10.1+13
Russian
220.20.290.10.2+13
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Not stated1,0889.36.51,70114.88.9-614

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% Greek, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.3% Dutch, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 2.5% Maltese, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.5% Croatian, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.4% English, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 39.7% Australian, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 35.4% Irish, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 12.5% Scottish, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 11.0% Italian, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 5.4% German, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 3.2% Greek, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 2.3% Dutch, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 2.2% Maltese, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 0.7% Croatian, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 0.7%
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 English, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +707 Australian, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: -241 Irish, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +208 Scottish, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +253 Italian, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +72 German, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +40 Greek, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +40 Dutch, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +42 Maltese, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +15 Croatian, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +21
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 Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (4,652 people or 39.7%)
  • Australian (4,152 people or 35.4%)
  • Irish (1,462 people or 12.5%)
  • Scottish (1,286 people or 11.0%)
  • Italian (639 people or 5.4%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 12,191 responses in total, or 104.04% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Italian ancestry (5.4% compared to 3.6%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Irish ancestry (12.5% compared to 11.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (39.7% compared to 44.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (35.4% compared to 37.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • English (+707 persons)
  • Scottish (+253 persons)
  • Australian (-241 persons)
  • Irish (+208 persons)

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