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Clyde - Clyde North

Ancestry

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The three largest ancestries in Clyde - Clyde North in 2016 were Australian, English and Sinhalese.

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 Clyde - Clyde North 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 Clyde - Clyde North'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
Clyde - Clyde North - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
Australian
96523.823.844637.527.2+519
English
94023.225.045438.226.6+486
Sinhalese
45511.24.6100.83.5+445
Indian
3719.27.6211.85.0+350
map this data in atlas.idScottish2165.46.01119.46.2+105
map this data in atlas.idIrish2125.36.41079.06.2+106
Italian
2105.23.7837.14.0+127
Chinese
1453.64.1141.23.2+131
Filipino
1443.62.130.31.8+140
German
802.02.7312.62.8+50
Dutch
761.92.1413.52.6+34
Mauritian
671.71.320.21.5+65
Greek
621.61.5292.51.6+33
Other Indian subcontinent
501.20.820.20.3+48
New Zealander
441.10.890.80.7+34
South African
411.00.630.30.7+38
Khmer (Cambodian)
391.01.090.80.8+31
French
360.90.840.40.7+31
Turkish
360.90.600.00.7+36
Punjabi
290.70.600.00.2+29
Indonesian
270.70.300.00.2+28
Chilean
240.60.560.60.5+17
Afghan
240.63.300.01.9+24
Inadequately Described
230.61.010.10.6+22
Vietnamese
230.60.870.60.7+15
Zimbabwean
220.50.110.10.1+21
Maltese
220.50.7100.90.8+12
Hungarian
210.50.850.40.9+16
Egyptian
210.50.510.10.5+20
Croatian
190.50.950.51.0+14
Lebanese
190.50.620.20.6+17
Polish
190.50.910.11.0+18
Portuguese
180.40.400.00.3+18
Spanish
180.40.740.40.7+14
Sudanese
180.40.600.00.4+18
Tamil
170.40.500.00.3+17
Anglo-Indian
150.40.400.00.5+15
Samoan
150.41.110.10.9+14
Russian
140.40.430.30.4+11
Central and West African
130.30.200.00.1+13
Iranian
130.30.3100.80.1+3
Welsh
120.30.4110.90.4+1
Bengali
110.30.200.00.1+11
Danish
100.20.100.00.1+10
Malay
100.20.200.00.2+10
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Clyde - Clyde North - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
Not stated2075.15.8665.65.9+141

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 Australian, City of Casey: 23.8% English, City of Casey: 25.0% Sinhalese, City of Casey: 4.6% Indian, City of Casey: 7.6% Scottish, City of Casey: 6.0% Irish, City of Casey: 6.4% Italian, City of Casey: 3.7% Chinese, City of Casey: 4.1% Filipino, City of Casey: 2.1% German, City of Casey: 2.7% Australian, Clyde - Clyde North: 23.8% English, Clyde - Clyde North: 23.2% Sinhalese, Clyde - Clyde North: 11.2% Indian, Clyde - Clyde North: 9.2% Scottish, Clyde - Clyde North: 5.4% Irish, Clyde - Clyde North: 5.3% Italian, Clyde - Clyde North: 5.2% Chinese, Clyde - Clyde North: 3.6% Filipino, Clyde - Clyde North: 3.6% German, Clyde - Clyde North: 2.0%
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 Australian, Clyde - Clyde North: +519 English, Clyde - Clyde North: +486 Sinhalese, Clyde - Clyde North: +445 Indian, Clyde - Clyde North: +350 Scottish, Clyde - Clyde North: +105 Irish, Clyde - Clyde North: +106 Italian, Clyde - Clyde North: +127 Chinese, Clyde - Clyde North: +131 Filipino, Clyde - Clyde North: +140 German, Clyde - Clyde North: +50
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 Clyde - Clyde North in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Australian (965 people or 23.8%)
  • English (940 people or 23.2%)
  • Sinhalese (455 people or 11.2%)
  • Indian (371 people or 9.2%)
  • Scottish (216 people or 5.4%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 2,947 responses in total, or 72.84% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Clyde - Clyde North and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Sinhalese ancestry (11.2% compared to 4.6%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Indian ancestry (9.2% compared to 7.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Afghan ancestry (0.6% compared to 3.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (23.2% compared to 25.0%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Australian (+519 persons)
  • English (+486 persons)
  • Sinhalese (+445 persons)
  • Indian (+350 persons)

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