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The three largest ancestries in Brompton and District in 2011 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 Brompton and 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 Brompton and 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.

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the person's ancestry?'

Multi-response

Total population

Ancestry - Ranked by size
Brompton and District - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
English
1,32131.328.51,10329.826.7+218
Australian
1,06425.226.81,11430.130.5-50
map this data in atlas.idIrish3688.76.83028.16.5+66
Scottish
3227.66.52757.45.9+47
German
3007.15.52416.55.5+59
Greek
2766.56.22857.76.3-9
Chinese
2485.92.61273.42.1+121
map this data in atlas.idItalian2385.613.32055.513.2+33
Vietnamese
1042.52.4691.92.0+35
Dutch
801.91.1641.71.1+16
Indian
601.42.0391.10.7+21
Polish
541.31.9641.72.1-10
Serbian
531.31.8381.01.8+15
Welsh
340.80.5170.50.5+17
Inadequately Described
340.80.5180.50.4+16
Hungarian
320.80.4250.70.4+7
Russian
320.80.8320.90.80
French
300.70.4120.30.4+18
Ukrainian
290.70.9210.60.9+8
Filipino
250.60.8200.50.5+5
New Zealander
240.60.3210.60.3+3
Khmer (Cambodian)
230.50.2210.60.2+2
Maltese
230.50.6210.60.6+2
Australian Aboriginal
230.50.3260.70.3-3
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Brompton and District - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Not stated3297.85.52877.76.7+42

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Ancestry, 2011
Ancestry, 2011 English, City of Charles Sturt: 28.5% Australian, City of Charles Sturt: 26.8% Irish, City of Charles Sturt: 6.8% Scottish, City of Charles Sturt: 6.5% German, City of Charles Sturt: 5.5% Greek, City of Charles Sturt: 6.2% Chinese, City of Charles Sturt: 2.6% Italian, City of Charles Sturt: 13.3% Vietnamese, City of Charles Sturt: 2.4% Dutch, City of Charles Sturt: 1.1% English, Brompton and District: 31.3% Australian, Brompton and District: 25.2% Irish, Brompton and District: 8.7% Scottish, Brompton and District: 7.6% German, Brompton and District: 7.1% Greek, Brompton and District: 6.5% Chinese, Brompton and District: 5.9% Italian, Brompton and District: 5.6% Vietnamese, Brompton and District: 2.5% Dutch, Brompton and District: 1.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in ancestry, 2006 to 2011
Change in ancestry, 2006 to 2011 English, Brompton and District: +218 Australian, Brompton and District: -50 Irish, Brompton and District: +66 Scottish, Brompton and District: +47 German, Brompton and District: +59 Greek, Brompton and District: -9 Chinese, Brompton and District: +121 Italian, Brompton and District: +33 Vietnamese, Brompton and District: +35 Dutch, Brompton and District: +16
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (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 Brompton and District in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (1,321 people or 31.3%)
  • Australian (1,064 people or 25.2%)
  • Irish (368 people or 8.7%)
  • Scottish (322 people or 7.6%)
  • German (300 people or 7.1%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 3,375 responses in total, or 80.03% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Brompton and District and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Chinese ancestry (5.9% compared to 2.6%)
  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (31.3% compared to 28.5%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Irish ancestry (8.7% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Italian ancestry (5.6% compared to 13.3%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the reported ancestries of the population in this area between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • English (+218 persons)
  • Chinese (+121 persons)
  • Irish (+66 persons)
  • German (+59 persons)

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