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Woodville South - Beverley and District

Ancestry

The three largest ancestries in Woodville South - Beverley and District 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 Woodville South - Beverley and District 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 Woodville South - Beverley and District'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
Woodville South - Beverley and District - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
English
2,26626.128.51,99123.626.7+275
Australian
2,16224.926.82,51629.830.5-354
map this data in atlas.idItalian1,25814.513.31,16913.813.2+89
Greek
8509.86.285610.16.3-6
map this data in atlas.idIrish6227.26.85746.86.5+48
Scottish
5165.96.54605.45.9+57
German
4745.55.54395.25.5+35
Indian
2412.82.0710.80.7+170
Chinese
2272.62.61752.12.1+52
Polish
2162.51.91992.42.1+17
Serbian
1702.01.81682.01.8+2
Vietnamese
1481.72.41601.92.0-12
Croatian
1291.51.2951.11.2+34
Maltese
931.10.6660.80.6+26
Dutch
810.91.11171.41.1-36
Ukrainian
760.90.91041.20.9-28
Russian
690.80.8350.40.8+34
Filipino
610.70.8480.60.5+14
Cypriot
470.50.3170.20.1+30
Welsh
430.50.5460.50.5-3
Afghan
420.50.2400.50.2+2
Australian Aboriginal
390.40.3190.20.3+20
Sinhalese
360.40.180.10.1+28
Inadequately Described
360.40.5430.50.4-7
Hungarian
340.40.4320.40.4+2
Portuguese
320.40.2280.30.2+4
Spanish
310.40.3360.40.3-5
Other Indian subcontinent
290.30.200.00.0+29
Macedonian
290.30.4130.10.4+16
French
260.30.4260.30.40
American
260.30.2170.20.2+9
Central and West African
250.30.2140.20.1+11
Other Central Asian
250.30.130.00.0+22
Bosnian
240.30.3270.30.3-3
Eritrean
240.30.170.10.0+17
Somali
230.30.200.00.1+23
Sudanese
230.30.2460.50.3-23
New Zealander
200.20.3210.20.3-1
Ethiopian
200.20.190.10.1+11
Austrian
200.20.2230.30.2-3
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Woodville South - Beverley and District - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Not stated3924.55.54795.76.7-87

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% Greek, City of Charles Sturt: 6.2% Irish, City of Charles Sturt: 6.8% Scottish, City of Charles Sturt: 6.5% German, City of Charles Sturt: 5.5% Indian, City of Charles Sturt: 2.0% Chinese, City of Charles Sturt: 2.6% Polish, City of Charles Sturt: 1.9% English, Woodville South - Beverley and District: 26.1% Australian, Woodville South - Beverley and District: 24.9% Italian, Woodville South - Beverley and District: 14.5% Greek, Woodville South - Beverley and District: 9.8% Irish, Woodville South - Beverley and District: 7.2% Scottish, Woodville South - Beverley and District: 5.9% German, Woodville South - Beverley and District: 5.5% Indian, Woodville South - Beverley and District: 2.8% Chinese, Woodville South - Beverley and District: 2.6% Polish, Woodville South - Beverley and District: 2.5%
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, Woodville South - Beverley and District: +275 Australian, Woodville South - Beverley and District: -354 Italian, Woodville South - Beverley and District: +89 Greek, Woodville South - Beverley and District: -6 Irish, Woodville South - Beverley and District: +48 Scottish, Woodville South - Beverley and District: +57 German, Woodville South - Beverley and District: +35 Indian, Woodville South - Beverley and District: +170 Chinese, Woodville South - Beverley and District: +52 Polish, Woodville South - Beverley and District: +17
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 Woodville South - Beverley and District in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (2,266 people or 26.1%)
  • Australian (2,162 people or 24.9%)
  • Italian (1,258 people or 14.5%)
  • Greek (850 people or 9.8%)
  • Irish (622 people or 7.2%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 7,158 responses in total, or 82.36% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Woodville South - Beverley and District and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Greek ancestry (9.8% compared to 6.2%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Italian ancestry (14.5% compared to 13.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (26.1% compared to 28.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (24.9% compared to 26.8%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Australian (-354 persons)
  • English (+275 persons)
  • Indian (+170 persons)
  • Italian (+89 persons)

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