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Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area

Ancestry

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The three largest ancestries in Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area 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 North - Clyde Growth Area 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 North - Clyde Growth Area'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 North - Clyde Growth Area - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
Australian
91223.123.836036.427.2+552
English
89822.725.035736.126.6+542
Sinhalese
45611.54.690.93.5+447
Indian
3729.47.6181.95.0+353
map this data in atlas.idScottish2125.46.0899.06.2+123
map this data in atlas.idIrish2055.26.4888.96.2+117
Italian
2045.23.7666.74.0+138
Chinese
1453.74.1111.13.2+134
Filipino
1443.62.130.41.8+140
German
822.12.7272.82.8+55
Dutch
731.92.1394.02.6+34
Mauritian
671.71.320.21.5+65
Greek
611.61.5242.41.6+37
Other Indian subcontinent
501.30.820.20.3+48
New Zealander
451.20.880.90.7+37
South African
411.00.630.30.7+38
Khmer (Cambodian)
391.01.090.90.8+30
Turkish
360.90.600.00.7+36
French
320.80.830.30.7+29
Punjabi
290.70.600.00.2+29
Indonesian
270.70.300.00.2+27
Afghan
240.63.300.01.9+24
Chilean
240.60.560.70.5+17
Maltese
240.60.7111.20.8+13
Vietnamese
230.60.810.20.7+21
Inadequately Described
230.61.010.10.6+22
Egyptian
220.60.510.10.5+21
Hungarian
220.60.860.60.9+16
Zimbabwean
220.60.110.10.1+21
Portuguese
200.50.400.00.3+21
Lebanese
200.50.650.50.6+15
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
Not stated1914.85.8575.85.9+134

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 North - Clyde Growth Area: 23.1% English, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: 22.7% Sinhalese, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: 11.5% Indian, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: 9.4% Scottish, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: 5.4% Irish, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: 5.2% Italian, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: 5.2% Chinese, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: 3.7% Filipino, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: 3.6% German, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: 2.1%
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 North - Clyde Growth Area: +552 English, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: +542 Sinhalese, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: +447 Indian, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: +353 Scottish, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: +123 Irish, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: +117 Italian, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: +138 Chinese, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: +134 Filipino, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: +140 German, Clyde North - Clyde Growth Area: +55
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 North - Clyde Growth Area in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Australian (912 people or 23.1%)
  • English (898 people or 22.7%)
  • Sinhalese (456 people or 11.5%)
  • Indian (372 people or 9.4%)
  • Scottish (212 people or 5.4%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 2,850 responses in total, or 72.13% of all responses.

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

  • A larger percentage of people with Sinhalese ancestry (11.5% compared to 4.6%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Indian ancestry (9.4% 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 (22.7% 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 (+552 persons)
  • English (+542 persons)
  • Sinhalese (+447 persons)
  • Indian (+353 persons)

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