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Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach

Ancestry

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The three largest ancestries in Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach 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 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.

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
Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
English
5,04141.445.44,65139.744.2+390
Australian
4,57037.637.54,15235.437.9+418
map this data in atlas.idIrish1,64313.512.51,46212.511.3+182
map this data in atlas.idScottish1,33711.011.81,28611.010.9+52
Italian
7165.94.16385.43.6+78
German
4433.64.13713.23.8+72
Greek
2642.21.42682.31.3-4
Dutch
2462.02.42532.22.5-7
Croatian
920.80.4820.70.4+10
New Zealander
860.70.8670.60.8+19
French
840.70.7450.40.5+39
Welsh
760.60.9770.70.8-1
Maltese
710.60.5820.70.5-11
Polish
700.60.6700.60.60
Chinese
590.50.8660.60.7-7
Filipino
310.30.3240.20.3+7
Indian
310.30.4250.20.3+6
Hungarian
290.20.3520.40.3-23
Macedonian
270.20.190.10.1+18
South African
260.20.4360.30.4-10
Spanish
200.20.390.10.2+11
Swiss
200.20.2170.10.2+3
Austrian
200.20.2250.20.2-5
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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)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2011 to 2016
Not stated8707.16.11,0879.36.5-218

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% Italian, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 4.1% German, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 4.1% Greek, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.4% Dutch, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 2.4% Croatian, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.4% New Zealander, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.8% English, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 41.4% Australian, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 37.6% Irish, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 13.5% Scottish, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 11.0% Italian, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 5.9% German, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 3.6% Greek, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 2.2% Dutch, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 2.0% Croatian, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 0.8% New Zealander, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: 0.7%
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, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +390 Australian, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +418 Irish, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +182 Scottish, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +52 Italian, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +78 German, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +72 Greek, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: -4 Dutch, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: -7 Croatian, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +10 New Zealander, Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach: +19
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 Rye - Tootgarook - St Andrews Beach in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (5,041 people or 41.4%)
  • Australian (4,570 people or 37.6%)
  • Irish (1,643 people or 13.5%)
  • Scottish (1,337 people or 11.0%)
  • Italian (716 people or 5.9%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 13,307 responses in total, or 109.37% 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 (5.9% compared to 4.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (41.4% compared to 45.4%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Australian (+418 persons)
  • English (+390 persons)
  • Irish (+182 persons)
  • Italian (+78 persons)

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