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The three largest ancestries in Grange - Henley Beach 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 Grange - Henley Beach 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 Grange - Henley Beach'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
Grange - Henley Beach - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
English
4,41238.728.53,80434.426.7+608
Australian
3,77133.126.84,09337.130.5-322
map this data in atlas.idIrish1,1239.86.81,0429.46.5+81
map this data in atlas.idItalian1,0279.013.39508.613.2+77
Scottish
9448.36.57917.25.9+153
German
7606.75.57116.45.5+49
Greek
4263.76.24183.86.3+8
Polish
1561.41.91541.42.1+2
Indian
1351.22.0820.70.7+53
Dutch
1231.11.1880.81.1+35
Chinese
1040.92.6860.82.1+18
Croatian
1010.91.21000.91.2+1
Serbian
990.91.8990.91.80
Welsh
850.70.5810.70.5+4
Ukrainian
730.60.9910.80.9-18
Russian
710.60.8880.80.8-17
Macedonian
680.60.4570.50.4+11
Maltese
620.50.6410.40.6+21
Hungarian
590.50.4390.40.4+20
New Zealander
580.50.3470.40.3+11
Bulgarian
440.40.2420.40.2+2
French
390.30.4330.30.4+6
South African
390.30.2330.30.2+6
Vietnamese
350.32.4130.12.0+22
Filipino
350.30.8170.20.5+18
Inadequately Described
330.30.5170.20.4+16
Cypriot
330.30.340.00.1+29
Lithuanian
320.30.1270.20.1+5
Spanish
290.30.3220.20.3+7
Australian Aboriginal
250.20.3150.10.3+10
Austrian
230.20.2370.30.2-14
Bosnian
220.20.370.10.3+15
American
200.20.2160.10.2+4
Japanese
200.20.170.10.1+13
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Grange - Henley Beach - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Not stated4514.05.56325.76.7-181

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% Italian, City of Charles Sturt: 13.3% Scottish, City of Charles Sturt: 6.5% German, City of Charles Sturt: 5.5% Greek, City of Charles Sturt: 6.2% Polish, City of Charles Sturt: 1.9% Indian, City of Charles Sturt: 2.0% Dutch, City of Charles Sturt: 1.1% English, Grange - Henley Beach: 38.7% Australian, Grange - Henley Beach: 33.1% Irish, Grange - Henley Beach: 9.8% Italian, Grange - Henley Beach: 9.0% Scottish, Grange - Henley Beach: 8.3% German, Grange - Henley Beach: 6.7% Greek, Grange - Henley Beach: 3.7% Polish, Grange - Henley Beach: 1.4% Indian, Grange - Henley Beach: 1.2% Dutch, Grange - Henley Beach: 1.1%
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, Grange - Henley Beach: +608 Australian, Grange - Henley Beach: -322 Irish, Grange - Henley Beach: +81 Italian, Grange - Henley Beach: +77 Scottish, Grange - Henley Beach: +153 German, Grange - Henley Beach: +49 Greek, Grange - Henley Beach: +8 Polish, Grange - Henley Beach: +2 Indian, Grange - Henley Beach: +53 Dutch, Grange - Henley Beach: +35
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 Grange - Henley Beach in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (4,412 people or 38.7%)
  • Australian (3,771 people or 33.1%)
  • Irish (1,123 people or 9.8%)
  • Italian (1,027 people or 9.0%)
  • Scottish (944 people or 8.3%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 11,277 responses in total, or 98.84% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Grange - Henley Beach and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (38.7% compared to 28.5%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (33.1% compared to 26.8%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Irish ancestry (9.8% compared to 6.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Italian ancestry (9.0% 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 (+608 persons)
  • Australian (-322 persons)
  • Scottish (+153 persons)
  • Irish (+81 persons)

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