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Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair

Ancestry

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

The three largest ancestries in Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair in 2016 were English, Australian 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.

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
Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
English
2,20627.329.21,60026.528.5+606
Australian
2,00424.826.11,72328.526.8+281
map this data in atlas.idItalian1,01512.613.175312.413.3+262
map this data in atlas.idIrish5987.47.53936.56.8+205
Scottish
5927.37.04046.76.5+188
German
4986.25.83395.65.5+159
Greek
3754.66.03035.06.2+72
Chinese
3414.23.21091.82.6+232
Indian
3093.82.71993.32.0+110
Vietnamese
2503.12.71652.72.4+85
Serbian
1612.01.71061.81.8+55
Croatian
1501.91.21101.81.2+40
Filipino
1281.61.1540.90.8+74
Polish
1251.51.81161.91.9+9
Russian
921.10.7821.40.8+10
Dutch
901.11.0591.01.1+31
Ukrainian
760.90.8691.10.9+7
Maltese
650.80.6410.70.6+24
Somali
490.60.2130.20.2+36
Other Indian subcontinent
480.60.3190.30.2+29
Inadequately Described
480.60.6500.80.5-2
Punjabi
430.50.270.10.1+36
Pakistani
370.50.330.00.1+34
Central and West African
360.40.230.00.2+33
Hungarian
350.40.4350.60.40
Cypriot
320.40.4150.20.3+17
Afghan
310.40.230.00.2+28
Bosnian
310.40.4220.40.3+9
Palestinian
280.30.1170.30.0+11
New Zealander
280.30.3150.20.3+13
Welsh
280.30.6260.40.5+2
Spanish
260.30.4170.30.3+9
Australian Aboriginal
240.30.3410.70.3-17
Eritrean
220.30.2100.20.1+12
Sinhalese
210.30.290.10.1+12
Macedonian
200.20.4150.20.4+5
Indonesian
200.20.1100.20.1+10
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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)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
Not stated3704.65.03145.25.5+56

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 English, City of Charles Sturt: 29.2% Australian, City of Charles Sturt: 26.1% Italian, City of Charles Sturt: 13.1% Irish, City of Charles Sturt: 7.5% Scottish, City of Charles Sturt: 7.0% German, City of Charles Sturt: 5.8% Greek, City of Charles Sturt: 6.0% Chinese, City of Charles Sturt: 3.2% Indian, City of Charles Sturt: 2.7% Vietnamese, City of Charles Sturt: 2.7% English, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 27.3% Australian, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 24.8% Italian, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 12.6% Irish, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 7.4% Scottish, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 7.3% German, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 6.2% Greek, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 4.6% Chinese, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 4.2% Indian, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 3.8% Vietnamese, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: 3.1%
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 English, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +606 Australian, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +281 Italian, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +262 Irish, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +205 Scottish, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +188 German, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +159 Greek, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +72 Chinese, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +232 Indian, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +110 Vietnamese, Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair: +85
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 Cheltenham - Woodville - Woodville Park - St Clair in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (2,206 people or 27.3%)
  • Australian (2,004 people or 24.8%)
  • Italian (1,015 people or 12.6%)
  • Irish (598 people or 7.4%)
  • Scottish (592 people or 7.3%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 6,415 responses in total, or 79.41% 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 Indian ancestry (3.8% compared to 2.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (27.3% compared to 29.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Greek ancestry (4.6% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (24.8% compared to 26.1%)

Emerging groups

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

  • English (+606 persons)
  • Australian (+281 persons)
  • Italian (+262 persons)
  • Chinese (+232 persons)

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