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The three largest ancestries in Seaton (South) in 2011 were Italian, English and Australian.

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 (South) 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 (South)'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 (South) - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idItalian1,33227.013.31,34727.713.2-15
English
1,16323.628.51,07922.226.7+84
Australian
1,14923.326.81,26526.030.5-116
Greek
3426.96.23146.56.3+28
Scottish
2715.56.52364.95.9+35
map this data in atlas.idIrish2374.86.82374.96.50
German
2004.15.52244.65.5-24
Indian
1062.12.0160.30.7+90
Serbian
1032.11.81042.11.8-1
Chinese
901.82.6831.72.1+7
Polish
811.61.9851.72.1-4
Croatian
511.01.2481.01.2+3
Maltese
501.00.6511.00.6-1
Dutch
460.91.1380.81.1+8
Macedonian
410.80.4350.70.4+6
Ukrainian
380.80.9360.70.9+2
Vietnamese
330.72.4200.42.0+13
Russian
290.60.8200.40.8+9
Bulgarian
270.50.2330.70.2-6
Filipino
240.50.8200.40.5+4
Bosnian
240.50.3380.80.3-14
Welsh
220.40.5160.30.5+6
Spanish
200.40.3100.20.3+10
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Seaton (South) - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Not stated2024.15.52745.66.7-72

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 Italian, City of Charles Sturt: 13.3% English, City of Charles Sturt: 28.5% Australian, City of Charles Sturt: 26.8% Greek, City of Charles Sturt: 6.2% Scottish, City of Charles Sturt: 6.5% Irish, City of Charles Sturt: 6.8% German, City of Charles Sturt: 5.5% Indian, City of Charles Sturt: 2.0% Serbian, City of Charles Sturt: 1.8% Chinese, City of Charles Sturt: 2.6% Italian, Seaton (South): 27.0% English, Seaton (South): 23.6% Australian, Seaton (South): 23.3% Greek, Seaton (South): 6.9% Scottish, Seaton (South): 5.5% Irish, Seaton (South): 4.8% German, Seaton (South): 4.1% Indian, Seaton (South): 2.1% Serbian, Seaton (South): 2.1% Chinese, Seaton (South): 1.8%
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 Italian, Seaton (South): -15 English, Seaton (South): +84 Australian, Seaton (South): -116 Greek, Seaton (South): +28 Scottish, Seaton (South): +35 Irish, Seaton (South): 0 German, Seaton (South): -24 Indian, Seaton (South): +90 Serbian, Seaton (South): -1 Chinese, Seaton (South): +7
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 (South) in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Italian (1,332 people or 27.0%)
  • English (1,163 people or 23.6%)
  • Australian (1,149 people or 23.3%)
  • Greek (342 people or 6.9%)
  • Scottish (271 people or 5.5%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 4,257 responses in total, or 86.23% of all responses.

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

  • A larger percentage of people with Italian ancestry (27.0% compared to 13.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (23.6% compared to 28.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (23.3% compared to 26.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Irish ancestry (4.8% compared to 6.8%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Australian (-116 persons)
  • Indian (+90 persons)
  • English (+84 persons)

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