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Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park

Ancestry

The three largest ancestries in Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park in 2011 were Australian, English and Vietnamese.

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 Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park 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 Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park'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
Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Australian
1,62521.326.81,73925.030.5-114
English
1,53720.228.51,48821.426.7+49
Vietnamese
1,24416.32.41,04015.02.0+204
Chinese
4145.42.63515.02.1+63
map this data in atlas.idItalian3584.713.33645.213.2-6
map this data in atlas.idIrish3534.66.83214.66.5+32
Scottish
3434.56.53254.75.9+18
Greek
2663.56.22383.46.3+28
German
2633.45.52743.95.5-11
Indian
2353.12.0410.60.7+194
Polish
1942.51.92233.22.1-29
Serbian
1782.31.81422.01.8+36
Filipino
1742.30.8821.20.5+92
Inadequately Described
1041.40.5200.30.4+84
Australian Aboriginal
710.90.3640.90.3+7
Russian
690.90.8751.10.8-6
Khmer (Cambodian)
680.90.2430.60.2+25
Lebanese
650.90.3650.90.30
Ukrainian
640.80.9520.70.9+12
Bosnian
600.80.3540.80.3+6
Dutch
590.81.1550.81.1+4
Central and West African
550.70.2240.30.1+31
Somali
470.60.2370.50.1+10
Other Southern and East African
420.60.2340.50.1+8
Croatian
390.51.2540.81.2-15
Maltese
380.50.6340.50.6+4
Eritrean
350.50.1130.20.0+22
Welsh
310.40.5210.30.5+10
Ethiopian
290.40.1110.20.1+18
Sudanese
280.40.2290.40.3-1
Hungarian
270.40.4270.40.40
Maori
260.30.2230.30.1+3
Other Indian subcontinent
250.30.290.10.0+16
French
250.30.4230.30.4+2
Spanish
240.30.3190.30.3+5
Indonesian
200.30.1180.30.1+2
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Not stated6258.25.572110.46.7-96

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% Vietnamese, City of Charles Sturt: 2.4% Chinese, City of Charles Sturt: 2.6% Italian, City of Charles Sturt: 13.3% Irish, City of Charles Sturt: 6.8% Scottish, City of Charles Sturt: 6.5% Greek, City of Charles Sturt: 6.2% German, City of Charles Sturt: 5.5% Indian, City of Charles Sturt: 2.0% Australian, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 21.3% English, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 20.2% Vietnamese, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 16.3% Chinese, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 5.4% Italian, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 4.7% Irish, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 4.6% Scottish, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 4.5% Greek, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 3.5% German, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 3.4% Indian, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 3.1%
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 Australian, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: -114 English, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +49 Vietnamese, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +204 Chinese, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +63 Italian, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: -6 Irish, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +32 Scottish, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +18 Greek, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +28 German, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: -11 Indian, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +194
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 Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Australian (1,625 people or 21.3%)
  • English (1,537 people or 20.2%)
  • Vietnamese (1,244 people or 16.3%)
  • Chinese (414 people or 5.4%)
  • Italian (358 people or 4.7%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 5,178 responses in total, or 67.92% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Vietnamese ancestry (16.3% compared to 2.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Italian ancestry (4.7% compared to 13.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (20.2% compared to 28.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (21.3% compared to 26.8%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Vietnamese (+204 persons)
  • Indian (+194 persons)
  • Australian (-114 persons)
  • Filipino (+92 persons)

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