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San Remo - Budgewoi District

Ancestry

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The three largest ancestries in San Remo - Budgewoi District in 2016 were Australian, English 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 San Remo - Budgewoi District 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 San Remo - Budgewoi District'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
San Remo - Budgewoi District - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%Central Coast Council area %Number%Central Coast Council area %2011 to 2016
Australian
9,50646.441.89,25346.842.6+253
English
9,03944.143.48,40542.642.1+634
map this data in atlas.idIrish2,29311.212.92,07310.511.8+220
map this data in atlas.idScottish1,9369.510.31,7268.79.7+210
German
6203.03.46603.33.1-40
Italian
4922.42.54232.12.2+69
Dutch
2791.41.42451.21.5+34
Maltese
2051.01.02371.20.9-32
New Zealander
1860.91.01450.70.9+41
Maori
1710.80.61760.90.6-5
Australian Aboriginal
1660.80.4640.30.3+102
Filipino
1450.70.81010.50.6+44
Chinese
1340.71.31070.50.9+27
French
900.40.6940.50.5-4
Greek
890.40.7930.50.7-4
Welsh
780.40.81030.50.7-25
Lebanese
760.40.3650.30.2+11
Spanish
740.40.5600.30.4+14
Polish
700.30.5590.30.5+11
Tongan
470.20.1240.10.1+23
Hungarian
470.20.3480.20.2-1
Serbian
460.20.2520.30.2-6
Indian
430.20.7380.20.4+5
Chilean
380.20.190.00.1+29
South African
370.20.4230.10.4+14
Samoan
340.20.1350.20.1-1
Danish
340.20.3310.20.3+3
Inadequately Described
340.20.4420.20.3-8
Russian
330.20.3550.30.3-22
Austrian
290.10.2200.10.2+9
Croatian
230.10.3430.20.3-20
Fijian
230.10.2240.10.1-1
Thai
220.10.2200.10.1+2
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
San Remo - Budgewoi District - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%Central Coast Council area %Number%Central Coast Council area %2011 to 2016
Not stated1,1005.46.01,2026.16.6-102

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, Central Coast Council area: 41.8% English, Central Coast Council area: 43.4% Irish, Central Coast Council area: 12.9% Scottish, Central Coast Council area: 10.3% German, Central Coast Council area: 3.4% Italian, Central Coast Council area: 2.5% Dutch, Central Coast Council area: 1.4% Maltese, Central Coast Council area: 1.0% New Zealander, Central Coast Council area: 1.0% Maori, Central Coast Council area: 0.6% Australian, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 46.4% English, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 44.1% Irish, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 11.2% Scottish, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 9.5% German, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 3.0% Italian, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 2.4% Dutch, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 1.4% Maltese, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 1.0% New Zealander, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 0.9% Maori, San Remo - Budgewoi District: 0.8%
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, San Remo - Budgewoi District: +253 English, San Remo - Budgewoi District: +634 Irish, San Remo - Budgewoi District: +220 Scottish, San Remo - Budgewoi District: +210 German, San Remo - Budgewoi District: -40 Italian, San Remo - Budgewoi District: +69 Dutch, San Remo - Budgewoi District: +34 Maltese, San Remo - Budgewoi District: -32 New Zealander, San Remo - Budgewoi District: +41 Maori, San Remo - Budgewoi District: -5
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 San Remo - Budgewoi District in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Australian (9,506 people or 46.4%)
  • English (9,039 people or 44.1%)
  • Irish (2,293 people or 11.2%)
  • Scottish (1,936 people or 9.5%)
  • German (620 people or 3.0%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 23,394 responses in total, or 114.25% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in San Remo - Budgewoi District and Central Coast Council area were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (46.4% compared to 41.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Irish ancestry (11.2% compared to 12.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • English (+634 persons)
  • Australian (+253 persons)
  • Irish (+220 persons)
  • Scottish (+210 persons)

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