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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 Grange - Henley Beach in 2016 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.

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
Grange - Henley Beach - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
English
4,58638.629.24,41238.728.5+174
Australian
3,79531.926.13,77133.126.8+24
map this data in atlas.idIrish1,26810.77.51,1239.86.8+145
Scottish
1,1499.77.09448.36.5+205
map this data in atlas.idItalian1,1299.513.11,0279.013.3+102
German
8627.25.87606.75.5+102
Greek
4954.26.04263.76.2+69
Polish
1991.71.81561.41.9+43
Croatian
1451.21.21010.91.2+44
Indian
1261.12.71351.22.0-9
Chinese
1201.03.21040.92.6+16
Welsh
1201.00.6850.70.5+35
Dutch
1141.01.01231.11.1-9
Serbian
1050.91.7990.91.8+6
Ukrainian
680.60.8730.60.9-5
Russian
650.50.7710.60.8-6
French
590.50.4390.30.4+20
South African
550.50.2390.30.2+16
New Zealander
530.40.3580.50.3-5
Macedonian
510.40.4680.60.4-17
Hungarian
480.40.4590.50.4-11
Maltese
390.30.6620.50.6-23
Portuguese
380.30.4120.10.2+26
Spanish
350.30.4290.30.3+6
Swedish
340.30.2180.20.2+16
Filipino
340.31.1350.30.8-1
Lebanese
300.30.3100.10.3+20
Cypriot
290.20.4330.30.3-4
Danish
280.20.2160.10.2+12
Australian Aboriginal
280.20.3250.20.3+3
American
250.20.2200.20.2+5
Japanese
230.20.1200.20.1+3
Slovene
230.20.2120.10.2+11
Vietnamese
230.22.7350.32.4-12
Iranian
220.20.390.10.1+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)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
Not stated5334.55.04514.05.5+82

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% Irish, City of Charles Sturt: 7.5% Scottish, City of Charles Sturt: 7.0% Italian, City of Charles Sturt: 13.1% German, City of Charles Sturt: 5.8% Greek, City of Charles Sturt: 6.0% Polish, City of Charles Sturt: 1.8% Croatian, City of Charles Sturt: 1.2% Indian, City of Charles Sturt: 2.7% English, Grange - Henley Beach: 38.6% Australian, Grange - Henley Beach: 31.9% Irish, Grange - Henley Beach: 10.7% Scottish, Grange - Henley Beach: 9.7% Italian, Grange - Henley Beach: 9.5% German, Grange - Henley Beach: 7.2% Greek, Grange - Henley Beach: 4.2% Polish, Grange - Henley Beach: 1.7% Croatian, Grange - Henley Beach: 1.2% Indian, Grange - Henley Beach: 1.1%
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, Grange - Henley Beach: +174 Australian, Grange - Henley Beach: +24 Irish, Grange - Henley Beach: +145 Scottish, Grange - Henley Beach: +205 Italian, Grange - Henley Beach: +102 German, Grange - Henley Beach: +102 Greek, Grange - Henley Beach: +69 Polish, Grange - Henley Beach: +43 Croatian, Grange - Henley Beach: +44 Indian, Grange - Henley Beach: -9
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 Grange - Henley Beach in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (4,586 people or 38.6%)
  • Australian (3,795 people or 31.9%)
  • Irish (1,268 people or 10.7%)
  • Scottish (1,149 people or 9.7%)
  • Italian (1,129 people or 9.5%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 11,927 responses in total, or 100.29% 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 (38.6% compared to 29.2%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (31.9% compared to 26.1%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Irish ancestry (10.7% compared to 7.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Italian ancestry (9.5% compared to 13.1%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Scottish (+205 persons)
  • English (+174 persons)
  • Irish (+145 persons)
  • Italian (+102 persons)

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