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The three largest ancestries in Tyabb in 2011 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 Tyabb 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 Tyabb'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
Tyabb - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
English
1,40843.844.21,09840.339.9+310
Australian
1,40243.737.91,29147.441.5+111
map this data in atlas.idScottish33210.410.92559.49.5+77
map this data in atlas.idIrish3039.511.32489.110.2+55
German
1574.93.81284.73.6+29
Dutch
1133.52.51194.42.5-6
Italian
882.83.6772.83.2+11
French
270.90.5100.40.5+17
Chinese
240.80.7120.50.6+12
Greek
210.71.3120.41.1+9
Maltese
210.70.590.30.5+12
New Zealander
210.70.8180.70.7+4
Polish
210.70.6190.70.5+1
American
200.60.390.40.3+10
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Tyabb - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Not stated1564.96.51575.88.9-1

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% Scottish, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 10.9% Irish, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 11.3% German, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 3.8% Dutch, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 2.5% Italian, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 3.6% French, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.5% Chinese, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 0.7% Greek, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 1.3% English, Tyabb: 43.8% Australian, Tyabb: 43.7% Scottish, Tyabb: 10.4% Irish, Tyabb: 9.5% German, Tyabb: 4.9% Dutch, Tyabb: 3.5% Italian, Tyabb: 2.8% French, Tyabb: 0.9% Chinese, Tyabb: 0.8% Greek, Tyabb: 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, Tyabb: +310 Australian, Tyabb: +111 Scottish, Tyabb: +77 Irish, Tyabb: +55 German, Tyabb: +29 Dutch, Tyabb: -6 Italian, Tyabb: +11 French, Tyabb: +17 Chinese, Tyabb: +12 Greek, Tyabb: +9
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 Tyabb in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (1,408 people or 43.8%)
  • Australian (1,402 people or 43.7%)
  • Scottish (332 people or 10.4%)
  • Irish (303 people or 9.5%)
  • German (157 people or 4.9%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 3,602 responses in total, or 112.19% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Tyabb and Mornington Peninsula Shire were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (43.7% compared to 37.9%)
  • A larger percentage of people with German ancestry (4.9% compared to 3.8%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Dutch ancestry (3.5% compared to 2.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Irish ancestry (9.5% compared to 11.3%)

Emerging groups

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

  • English (+310 persons)
  • Australian (+111 persons)
  • Scottish (+77 persons)
  • Irish (+55 persons)

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