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The three largest ancestries in Mont Albert in 2016 were English, Australian and Chinese.

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 Mont Albert 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 Mont Albert'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
Mont Albert - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%City of Whitehorse %Number%City of Whitehorse %2011 to 2016
English
1,51731.926.51,64634.928.1-130
Australian
1,38729.223.11,51032.027.2-124
map this data in atlas.idChinese84117.722.262913.315.9+212
map this data in atlas.idIrish57612.19.759812.79.7-22
Scottish
49810.57.950310.78.1-5
Italian
1964.14.51723.74.8+24
German
1753.73.01583.43.2+17
Indian
1342.84.01082.33.0+26
Greek
1242.63.7711.54.1+54
Dutch
681.41.4721.51.5-4
Sinhalese
481.01.6340.71.3+14
Polish
430.90.8531.10.8-10
French
350.70.5230.50.5+12
Korean
320.70.8521.10.7-20
New Zealander
320.70.6491.00.7-17
Vietnamese
310.71.5290.61.2+2
Welsh
260.60.5290.60.5-3
Swedish
230.50.2190.40.2+4
Thai
230.50.3200.40.3+3
Inadequately Described
230.50.5160.30.3+7
American
180.40.3170.40.3+1
Filipino
180.40.8210.40.6-3
Iranian
170.40.770.10.4+10
Latvian
160.30.2270.60.2-11
Malay
140.30.6170.40.3-3
South African
140.30.4150.30.5-1
Serbian
130.30.360.10.4+7
Canadian
130.30.1110.20.2+2
Egyptian
120.30.2120.30.20
Ukrainian
120.30.260.10.2+6
Lebanese
120.30.270.10.2+5
Japanese
120.30.4190.40.3-7
Khmer (Cambodian)
120.30.290.20.2+3
Austrian
110.20.2110.20.30
Chilean
100.20.100.00.1+10
Croatian
100.20.4270.60.5-17
Swiss
100.20.2130.30.2-3
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Mont Albert - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Whitehorse %Number%City of Whitehorse %2011 to 2016
Not stated1693.64.31593.45.0+10

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, City of Whitehorse: 26.5% Australian, City of Whitehorse: 23.1% Chinese, City of Whitehorse: 22.2% Irish, City of Whitehorse: 9.7% Scottish, City of Whitehorse: 7.9% Italian, City of Whitehorse: 4.5% German, City of Whitehorse: 3.0% Indian, City of Whitehorse: 4.0% Greek, City of Whitehorse: 3.7% Dutch, City of Whitehorse: 1.4% English, Mont Albert: 31.9% Australian, Mont Albert: 29.2% Chinese, Mont Albert: 17.7% Irish, Mont Albert: 12.1% Scottish, Mont Albert: 10.5% Italian, Mont Albert: 4.1% German, Mont Albert: 3.7% Indian, Mont Albert: 2.8% Greek, Mont Albert: 2.6% Dutch, Mont Albert: 1.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in ancestry, 2011 to 2016
Change in ancestry, 2011 to 2016 English, Mont Albert: -130 Australian, Mont Albert: -124 Chinese, Mont Albert: +212 Irish, Mont Albert: -22 Scottish, Mont Albert: -5 Italian, Mont Albert: +24 German, Mont Albert: +17 Indian, Mont Albert: +26 Greek, Mont Albert: +54 Dutch, Mont Albert: -4
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 Mont Albert in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (1,517 people or 31.9%)
  • Australian (1,387 people or 29.2%)
  • Chinese (841 people or 17.7%)
  • Irish (576 people or 12.1%)
  • Scottish (498 people or 10.5%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 4,819 responses in total, or 101.47% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Mont Albert and the City of Whitehorse were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (29.2% compared to 23.1%)
  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (31.9% compared to 26.5%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Scottish ancestry (10.5% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Chinese ancestry (17.7% compared to 22.2%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Chinese (+212 persons)
  • English (-130 persons)
  • Australian (-124 persons)
  • Greek (+54 persons)

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