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Park Orchards - Ringwood North

Ancestry

The three largest ancestries in Park Orchards - Ringwood North in 2011 were Australian, English and Irish.

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 Park Orchards - Ringwood 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 Park Orchards - Ringwood 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
Park Orchards - Ringwood North - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Australian
1,66838.221.01,91944.425.4-251
English
1,64737.722.01,43833.320.7+209
Irish
49611.36.84259.86.4+71
Scottish
3868.85.93367.85.4+51
map this data in atlas.idItalian3788.711.43387.811.5+40
German
1744.02.61483.42.6+27
Dutch
1473.41.31533.51.3-6
Greek
1282.98.91042.49.1+24
map this data in atlas.idChinese731.717.4771.814.3-4
South African
380.90.8190.40.7+19
Indian
370.92.0330.81.7+4
Croatian
320.70.8330.80.9-1
Polish
290.70.8260.60.8+3
Maltese
280.60.7270.60.70
New Zealander
260.60.4300.70.5-4
Welsh
250.60.4310.70.3-6
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Park Orchards - Ringwood North - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Not stated1964.54.12054.85.6-10

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 Manningham: 21.0% English, City of Manningham: 22.0% Irish, City of Manningham: 6.8% Scottish, City of Manningham: 5.9% Italian, City of Manningham: 11.4% German, City of Manningham: 2.6% Dutch, City of Manningham: 1.3% Greek, City of Manningham: 8.9% Chinese, City of Manningham: 17.4% South African, City of Manningham: 0.8% Australian, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: 38.2% English, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: 37.7% Irish, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: 11.3% Scottish, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: 8.8% Italian, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: 8.7% German, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: 4.0% Dutch, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: 3.4% Greek, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: 2.9% Chinese, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: 1.7% South African, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: 0.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in ancestry, 2006 to 2011
Change in ancestry, 2006 to 2011 Australian, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: -251 English, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: +209 Irish, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: +71 Scottish, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: +51 Italian, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: +40 German, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: +27 Dutch, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: -6 Greek, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: +24 Chinese, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: -4 South African, Park Orchards - Ringwood North: +19
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the ancestry responses of the population in Park Orchards - Ringwood North in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Australian (1,668 people or 38.2%)
  • English (1,647 people or 37.7%)
  • Irish (496 people or 11.3%)
  • Scottish (386 people or 8.8%)
  • Italian (378 people or 8.7%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 4,575 responses in total, or 104.70% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Park Orchards - Ringwood North and City of Manningham were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (38.2% compared to 21.0%)
  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (37.7% compared to 22.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Chinese ancestry (1.7% compared to 17.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Greek ancestry (2.9% compared to 8.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Australian (-251 persons)
  • English (+209 persons)
  • Irish (+71 persons)
  • Scottish (+51 persons)

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