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Newstead (Urban Renewal)

Ancestry

The three largest ancestries in Newstead (Urban Renewal) in 2006 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 Newstead (Urban Renewal) 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 Newstead (Urban Renewal)'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
Newstead (Urban Renewal) - Total persons (Usual residence)20062001Change
AncestryNumber%Brisbane LGA %Number%Brisbane LGA %2001 to 2006
English2,31836.132.51,29939.036.8+1,020
Australian1,89729.536.295128.534.6+945
Irish98815.412.357117.214.9+416
Scottish72311.39.31524.63.7+572
German3765.95.31805.45.3+196
Italian2263.53.11494.53.0+78
Chinese1722.74.41013.13.9+71
Dutch1051.61.5441.31.4+61
New Zealander881.41.3581.71.0+31
Greek691.11.3341.01.4+34
Polish580.90.8371.10.7+21
French550.90.6260.80.5+28
Indian550.91.580.31.1+47
Welsh530.80.7210.60.5+32
Danish370.60.5170.50.4+20
American360.60.4120.40.3+24
Spanish360.60.5210.60.4+15
Russian350.60.4120.40.4+23
South African350.50.6140.40.4+20
Maltese330.50.280.30.2+24
Japanese320.50.4110.30.3+21
Canadian300.50.2120.40.2+18
Korean290.50.5190.60.3+10
Swedish280.40.230.10.2+24
Inadequately Described270.40.3170.50.4+10
Vietnamese260.41.2140.41.2+11
Maori260.40.790.30.6+17
Filipino240.40.9240.70.7-1
Lebanese220.30.320.10.2+20
Serbian200.30.490.30.4+11
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Newstead (Urban Renewal) - Total persons (Usual residence)20062001Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%Brisbane LGA %Number%Brisbane LGA %2001 to 2006
Not stated76812.07.82888.75.8+480

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2001 and 2006. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Ancestry, 2006
Ancestry, 2006 English, Brisbane LGA: 32.5% Australian, Brisbane LGA: 36.2% Irish, Brisbane LGA: 12.3% Scottish, Brisbane LGA: 9.3% German, Brisbane LGA: 5.3% Italian, Brisbane LGA: 3.1% Chinese, Brisbane LGA: 4.4% Dutch, Brisbane LGA: 1.5% New Zealander, Brisbane LGA: 1.3% Greek, Brisbane LGA: 1.3% English, Newstead (Urban Renewal): 36.1% Australian, Newstead (Urban Renewal): 29.5% Irish, Newstead (Urban Renewal): 15.4% Scottish, Newstead (Urban Renewal): 11.3% German, Newstead (Urban Renewal): 5.9% Italian, Newstead (Urban Renewal): 3.5% Chinese, Newstead (Urban Renewal): 2.7% Dutch, Newstead (Urban Renewal): 1.6% New Zealander, Newstead (Urban Renewal): 1.4% Greek, Newstead (Urban Renewal): 1.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in ancestry, 2001 to 2006
Change in ancestry, 2001 to 2006 English, Newstead (Urban Renewal): +1,020 Australian, Newstead (Urban Renewal): +945 Irish, Newstead (Urban Renewal): +416 Scottish, Newstead (Urban Renewal): +572 German, Newstead (Urban Renewal): +196 Italian, Newstead (Urban Renewal): +78 Chinese, Newstead (Urban Renewal): +71 Dutch, Newstead (Urban Renewal): +61 New Zealander, Newstead (Urban Renewal): +31 Greek, Newstead (Urban Renewal): +34
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2001 and 2006 (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 Newstead (Urban Renewal) in 2006 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (2,318 people or 36.1%)
  • Australian (1,897 people or 29.5%)
  • Irish (988 people or 15.4%)
  • Scottish (723 people or 11.3%)
  • German (376 people or 5.9%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 6,302 responses in total, or 98.05% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Newstead (Urban Renewal) and Brisbane LGA were:

  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (36.1% compared to 32.5%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Irish ancestry (15.4% compared to 12.3%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Scottish ancestry (11.3% compared to 9.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (29.5% compared to 36.2%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the reported ancestries of the population in this area between 2001 and 2006 were:

  • English (+1,020 persons)
  • Australian (+945 persons)
  • Scottish (+572 persons)
  • Irish (+416 persons)

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