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Woodville South - Beverley and District

Ancestry

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The three largest ancestries in Woodville South - Beverley and District in 2016 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.

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
Woodville South - Beverley and District - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
English
2,40026.929.22,26626.128.5+134
Australian
2,26125.426.12,16124.926.8+100
map this data in atlas.idItalian1,26314.213.11,25814.513.3+6
Greek
8119.16.08509.86.2-39
map this data in atlas.idIrish6617.47.56217.26.8+40
Scottish
6046.87.05165.96.5+89
German
4975.65.84745.55.5+24
Indian
3223.62.72412.82.0+82
Chinese
2773.13.22272.62.6+50
Polish
1912.21.82162.51.9-24
Serbian
1381.51.71692.01.8-32
Vietnamese
1341.52.71481.72.4-14
Croatian
1191.31.21281.51.2-9
Filipino
1031.21.1610.70.8+42
Maltese
851.00.6921.10.6-7
Dutch
770.91.0800.91.1-4
Ukrainian
710.80.8750.90.9-4
Other Indian subcontinent
630.70.3290.30.2+35
Punjabi
620.70.2100.10.1+53
Russian
580.70.7680.80.8-10
Pakistani
490.50.3120.10.1+37
Inadequately Described
490.60.6360.40.5+14
Cypriot
480.50.4470.50.3+1
Welsh
410.50.6430.50.5-2
French
370.40.4260.30.4+11
Sinhalese
330.40.2360.40.1-3
New Zealander
320.40.3200.20.3+13
Khmer (Cambodian)
290.30.3170.20.2+12
Portuguese
280.30.4320.40.2-4
Eritrean
260.30.2240.30.1+2
Spanish
250.30.4310.40.3-6
Hungarian
230.30.4340.40.4-11
Iranian
210.20.3120.10.1+10
Arab not further described
210.20.2120.10.1+9
Ethiopian
200.20.2200.20.10
Sudanese
200.20.2220.30.2-3
Other Southern and East African
200.20.2140.20.2+6
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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)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
Not stated4795.45.03924.55.5+88

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% Italian, City of Charles Sturt: 13.1% Greek, City of Charles Sturt: 6.0% Irish, City of Charles Sturt: 7.5% Scottish, City of Charles Sturt: 7.0% German, City of Charles Sturt: 5.8% Indian, City of Charles Sturt: 2.7% Chinese, City of Charles Sturt: 3.2% Polish, City of Charles Sturt: 1.8% English, Woodville South - Beverley and District: 26.9% Australian, Woodville South - Beverley and District: 25.4% Italian, Woodville South - Beverley and District: 14.2% Greek, Woodville South - Beverley and District: 9.1% Irish, Woodville South - Beverley and District: 7.4% Scottish, Woodville South - Beverley and District: 6.8% German, Woodville South - Beverley and District: 5.6% Indian, Woodville South - Beverley and District: 3.6% Chinese, Woodville South - Beverley and District: 3.1% Polish, Woodville South - Beverley and District: 2.2%
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, Woodville South - Beverley and District: +134 Australian, Woodville South - Beverley and District: +100 Italian, Woodville South - Beverley and District: +6 Greek, Woodville South - Beverley and District: -39 Irish, Woodville South - Beverley and District: +40 Scottish, Woodville South - Beverley and District: +89 German, Woodville South - Beverley and District: +24 Indian, Woodville South - Beverley and District: +82 Chinese, Woodville South - Beverley and District: +50 Polish, Woodville South - Beverley and District: -24
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 Woodville South - Beverley and District in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (2,400 people or 26.9%)
  • Australian (2,261 people or 25.4%)
  • Italian (1,263 people or 14.2%)
  • Greek (811 people or 9.1%)
  • Irish (661 people or 7.4%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 7,396 responses in total, or 82.97% 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 (9.1% compared to 6.0%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Italian ancestry (14.2% compared to 13.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (26.9% compared to 29.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Vietnamese ancestry (1.5% compared to 2.7%)

Emerging groups

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

  • English (+134 persons)
  • Australian (+100 persons)
  • Scottish (+89 persons)
  • Indian (+82 persons)

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