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Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley

Ancestry

The three largest ancestries in Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley in 2011 were English, Australian and Scottish.

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 Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley 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 Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley'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
Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
English
1,43247.540.31,12144.537.5+311
Australian
1,06735.335.51,07742.840.3-11
map this data in atlas.idScottish2999.99.52038.18.2+96
German
2247.47.82068.27.3+18
map this data in atlas.idIrish2127.09.01726.88.2+40
Italian
1073.53.9672.73.7+40
Dutch
852.81.7592.41.8+25
Indian
381.31.4210.90.9+16
Greek
361.23.6180.73.7+17
Chinese
311.02.8160.62.3+15
South African
301.00.4210.80.4+9
Welsh
280.90.8210.80.8+7
Polish
270.91.1271.11.10
New Zealander
200.70.5200.80.50
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
Not stated792.63.6873.54.4-9

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 Mitcham: 40.3% Australian, City of Mitcham: 35.5% Scottish, City of Mitcham: 9.5% German, City of Mitcham: 7.8% Irish, City of Mitcham: 9.0% Italian, City of Mitcham: 3.9% Dutch, City of Mitcham: 1.7% Indian, City of Mitcham: 1.4% Greek, City of Mitcham: 3.6% Chinese, City of Mitcham: 2.8% English, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 47.5% Australian, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 35.3% Scottish, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 9.9% German, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 7.4% Irish, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 7.0% Italian, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 3.5% Dutch, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 2.8% Indian, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 1.3% Greek, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 1.2% Chinese, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 1.0%
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 English, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: +311 Australian, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: -11 Scottish, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: +96 German, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: +18 Irish, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: +40 Italian, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: +40 Dutch, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: +25 Indian, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: +16 Greek, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: +17 Chinese, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: +15
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 Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (1,432 people or 47.5%)
  • Australian (1,067 people or 35.3%)
  • Scottish (299 people or 9.9%)
  • German (224 people or 7.4%)
  • Irish (212 people or 7.0%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 3,234 responses in total, or 107.17% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley and the City of Mitcham were:

  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (47.5% compared to 40.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Greek ancestry (1.2% compared to 3.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Irish ancestry (7.0% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Chinese ancestry (1.0% compared to 2.8%)

Emerging groups

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

  • English (+311 persons)
  • Scottish (+96 persons)

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