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The three largest ancestries in Tyabb Structure Plan in 2011 were Australian, English 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 Structure Plan 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 Structure Plan'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 Structure Plan - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Australian
84545.237.959147.241.5+254
English
79842.744.248338.739.9+314
map this data in atlas.idScottish21311.410.91169.39.5+97
map this data in atlas.idIrish1658.811.31098.710.2+56
German
975.23.8594.73.6+38
Dutch
643.42.5655.22.5-1
Italian
412.23.6241.93.2+16

Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Tyabb Structure Plan - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%Mornington Peninsula Shire %Number%Mornington Peninsula Shire %2006 to 2011
Not stated1085.86.5947.58.9+14

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 Australian, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 37.9% English, Mornington Peninsula Shire: 44.2% 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% Australian, Tyabb Structure Plan: 45.2% English, Tyabb Structure Plan: 42.7% Scottish, Tyabb Structure Plan: 11.4% Irish, Tyabb Structure Plan: 8.8% German, Tyabb Structure Plan: 5.2% Dutch, Tyabb Structure Plan: 3.4% Italian, Tyabb Structure Plan: 2.2%
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 Australian, Tyabb Structure Plan: +254 English, Tyabb Structure Plan: +314 Scottish, Tyabb Structure Plan: +97 Irish, Tyabb Structure Plan: +56 German, Tyabb Structure Plan: +38 Dutch, Tyabb Structure Plan: -1 Italian, Tyabb Structure Plan: +16
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 Structure Plan in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Australian (845 people or 45.2%)
  • English (798 people or 42.7%)
  • Scottish (213 people or 11.4%)
  • Irish (165 people or 8.8%)
  • German (97 people or 5.2%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 2,118 responses in total, or 113.33% of all responses.

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

  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (45.2% compared to 37.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Irish ancestry (8.8% compared to 11.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (42.7% compared to 44.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Italian ancestry (2.2% compared to 3.6%)

Emerging groups

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

  • English (+314 persons)
  • Australian (+254 persons)
  • Scottish (+97 persons)
  • Irish (+56 persons)

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