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Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair

Ancestry

The three largest ancestries in Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair in 2011 were Australian, English and Italian.

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 Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair 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 Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair'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
Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Australian
1,72328.526.81,79731.030.5-74
English
1,60026.528.51,54026.526.7+60
map this data in atlas.idItalian75312.413.370612.213.2+47
Scottish
4046.76.53616.25.9+43
map this data in atlas.idIrish3936.56.83936.86.50
German
3395.65.53445.95.5-5
Greek
3035.06.23556.16.3-52
Indian
1993.32.0500.90.7+149
Vietnamese
1652.72.41142.02.0+51
Polish
1161.91.9901.62.1+26
Croatian
1101.81.21162.01.2-6
Chinese
1091.82.6691.22.1+40
Serbian
1061.81.8711.21.8+35
Russian
821.40.8651.10.8+17
Ukrainian
691.10.9631.10.9+6
Dutch
591.01.1571.01.1+2
Filipino
540.90.8220.40.5+32
Inadequately Described
500.80.5330.60.4+17
Australian Aboriginal
410.70.3310.50.3+10
Maltese
410.70.6320.60.6+9
Hungarian
350.60.4260.40.4+9
Lebanese
300.50.3240.40.3+6
Welsh
260.40.5360.60.5-10
French
240.40.4260.40.4-2
Bosnian
220.40.3170.30.3+5
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Not stated3145.25.54177.26.7-103

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 Australian, City of Charles Sturt: 26.8% English, City of Charles Sturt: 28.5% Italian, City of Charles Sturt: 13.3% Scottish, City of Charles Sturt: 6.5% Irish, City of Charles Sturt: 6.8% German, City of Charles Sturt: 5.5% Greek, City of Charles Sturt: 6.2% Indian, City of Charles Sturt: 2.0% Vietnamese, City of Charles Sturt: 2.4% Polish, City of Charles Sturt: 1.9% Australian, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 28.5% English, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 26.5% Italian, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 12.4% Scottish, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 6.7% Irish, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 6.5% German, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 5.6% Greek, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 5.0% Indian, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 3.3% Vietnamese, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 2.7% Polish, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 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 Australian, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: -74 English, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +60 Italian, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +47 Scottish, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +43 Irish, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 0 German, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: -5 Greek, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: -52 Indian, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +149 Vietnamese, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +51 Polish, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +26
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 Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Australian (1,723 people or 28.5%)
  • English (1,600 people or 26.5%)
  • Italian (753 people or 12.4%)
  • Scottish (404 people or 6.7%)
  • Irish (393 people or 6.5%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 4,873 responses in total, or 80.56% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (28.5% compared to 26.8%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Indian ancestry (3.3% compared to 2.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (26.5% compared to 28.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Greek ancestry (5.0% compared to 6.2%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Indian (+149 persons)
  • Australian (-74 persons)
  • English (+60 persons)
  • Greek (-52 persons)

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