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Inverloch - Pound Creek

Ancestry

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

The three largest ancestries in Inverloch - Pound Creek 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 Inverloch - Pound Creek 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 Inverloch - Pound Creek'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
Inverloch - Pound Creek - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%Bass Coast Shire %Number%Bass Coast Shire %2011 to 2016
English
2,23340.942.51,95440.442.0+278
Australian
2,21240.639.91,97440.839.0+238
map this data in atlas.idIrish72413.312.061812.812.0+106
map this data in atlas.idScottish69212.712.258812.211.8+104
Italian
2314.34.61964.14.8+35
German
2254.13.51924.03.5+33
Dutch
1813.32.71553.22.8+27
Polish
370.70.5200.40.4+17
New Zealander
360.70.7410.80.8-5
Chinese
300.60.8340.70.6-4
Welsh
290.50.7320.70.7-2
French
240.40.5270.60.5-3
Greek
240.40.7240.50.70
Maltese
210.40.6210.50.70
Hungarian
200.40.390.20.2+11
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Inverloch - Pound Creek - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%Bass Coast Shire %Number%Bass Coast Shire %2011 to 2016
Not stated3857.17.42946.16.8+92

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, Bass Coast Shire: 42.5% Australian, Bass Coast Shire: 39.9% Irish, Bass Coast Shire: 12.0% Scottish, Bass Coast Shire: 12.2% Italian, Bass Coast Shire: 4.6% German, Bass Coast Shire: 3.5% Dutch, Bass Coast Shire: 2.7% Polish, Bass Coast Shire: 0.5% New Zealander, Bass Coast Shire: 0.7% Chinese, Bass Coast Shire: 0.8% English, Inverloch - Pound Creek: 40.9% Australian, Inverloch - Pound Creek: 40.6% Irish, Inverloch - Pound Creek: 13.3% Scottish, Inverloch - Pound Creek: 12.7% Italian, Inverloch - Pound Creek: 4.3% German, Inverloch - Pound Creek: 4.1% Dutch, Inverloch - Pound Creek: 3.3% Polish, Inverloch - Pound Creek: 0.7% New Zealander, Inverloch - Pound Creek: 0.7% Chinese, Inverloch - Pound Creek: 0.6%
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, Inverloch - Pound Creek: +278 Australian, Inverloch - Pound Creek: +238 Irish, Inverloch - Pound Creek: +106 Scottish, Inverloch - Pound Creek: +104 Italian, Inverloch - Pound Creek: +35 German, Inverloch - Pound Creek: +33 Dutch, Inverloch - Pound Creek: +27 Polish, Inverloch - Pound Creek: +17 New Zealander, Inverloch - Pound Creek: -5 Chinese, Inverloch - Pound Creek: -4
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the ancestry responses of the population in Inverloch - Pound Creek in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (2,233 people or 40.9%)
  • Australian (2,212 people or 40.6%)
  • Irish (724 people or 13.3%)
  • Scottish (692 people or 12.7%)
  • Italian (231 people or 4.3%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 6,092 responses in total, or 111.71% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Inverloch - Pound Creek and Bass Coast Shire were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Irish ancestry (13.3% compared to 12.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (40.9% compared to 42.5%)

Emerging groups

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

  • English (+278 persons)
  • Australian (+238 persons)
  • Irish (+106 persons)
  • Scottish (+104 persons)

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