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The three largest ancestries in Seaton (North) in 2011 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 Seaton (North) 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 Seaton (North)'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
Seaton (North) - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
English
1,35627.428.51,19526.726.7+161
Australian
1,35427.426.81,31629.430.5+38
map this data in atlas.idItalian81816.513.368115.213.2+137
map this data in atlas.idIrish3477.06.82796.26.5+68
Scottish
2755.66.52385.35.9+37
German
2274.65.52024.55.5+25
Greek
2054.16.21553.56.3+50
Polish
1062.11.91062.42.1-1
Serbian
1052.11.81022.31.8+3
Croatian
851.71.2962.11.2-11
Ukrainian
701.40.91092.40.9-39
Indian
601.22.0210.50.7+39
Dutch
591.21.1541.21.1+5
Chinese
571.22.6400.92.1+17
Russian
491.00.8561.30.8-7
Vietnamese
481.02.4330.72.0+15
Filipino
280.60.8180.40.5+10
Macedonian
260.50.4350.80.4-9
Portuguese
220.40.2180.40.2+4
New Zealander
210.40.3160.40.3+5
Inadequately Described
210.40.5130.30.4+8
Bosnian
210.40.3260.60.3-5
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Seaton (North) - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Not stated3356.85.53327.46.7+3

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% Italian, City of Charles Sturt: 13.3% Irish, City of Charles Sturt: 6.8% 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% Serbian, City of Charles Sturt: 1.8% Croatian, City of Charles Sturt: 1.2% English, Seaton (North): 27.4% Australian, Seaton (North): 27.4% Italian, Seaton (North): 16.5% Irish, Seaton (North): 7.0% Scottish, Seaton (North): 5.6% German, Seaton (North): 4.6% Greek, Seaton (North): 4.1% Polish, Seaton (North): 2.1% Serbian, Seaton (North): 2.1% Croatian, Seaton (North): 1.7%
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, Seaton (North): +161 Australian, Seaton (North): +38 Italian, Seaton (North): +137 Irish, Seaton (North): +68 Scottish, Seaton (North): +37 German, Seaton (North): +25 Greek, Seaton (North): +50 Polish, Seaton (North): -1 Serbian, Seaton (North): +3 Croatian, Seaton (North): -11
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 Seaton (North) in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (1,356 people or 27.4%)
  • Australian (1,354 people or 27.4%)
  • Italian (818 people or 16.5%)
  • Irish (347 people or 7.0%)
  • Scottish (275 people or 5.6%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 4,150 responses in total, or 83.88% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Seaton (North) and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Italian ancestry (16.5% compared to 13.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Greek ancestry (4.1% compared to 6.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Chinese ancestry (1.2% compared to 2.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Vietnamese ancestry (1.0% compared to 2.4%)

Emerging groups

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

  • English (+161 persons)
  • Italian (+137 persons)
  • Irish (+68 persons)
  • Greek (+50 persons)

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