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Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley

Ancestry

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

The three largest ancestries in Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley in 2016 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.

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
Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2011 to 2016
English
1,73847.441.51,43247.540.3+306
Australian
1,31735.933.31,06635.335.5+251
map this data in atlas.idScottish37310.210.22999.99.5+75
German
3208.88.12247.47.8+97
map this data in atlas.idIrish3128.510.02127.09.0+100
Italian
1163.24.01063.53.9+10
Dutch
872.41.7842.81.7+3
Chinese
621.74.0301.02.8+31
Indian
601.61.6371.31.4+22
Greek
491.43.5351.23.6+14
Polish
411.11.2270.91.1+14
South African
351.00.4301.00.4+5
Welsh
300.80.8270.90.8+3
Iranian
200.60.460.20.2+15
New Zealander
200.50.5190.70.50
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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)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2011 to 2016
Not stated992.74.1782.63.6+21

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 Mitcham: 41.5% Australian, City of Mitcham: 33.3% Scottish, City of Mitcham: 10.2% German, City of Mitcham: 8.1% Irish, City of Mitcham: 10.0% Italian, City of Mitcham: 4.0% Dutch, City of Mitcham: 1.7% Chinese, City of Mitcham: 4.0% Indian, City of Mitcham: 1.6% Greek, City of Mitcham: 3.5% English, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 47.4% Australian, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 35.9% Scottish, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 10.2% German, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 8.8% Irish, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 8.5% Italian, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 3.2% Dutch, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 2.4% Chinese, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 1.7% Indian, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 1.6% Greek, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: 1.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
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Change in ancestry, 2011 to 2016
Change in ancestry, 2011 to 2016 English, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: +306 Australian, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: +251 Scottish, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: +75 German, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: +97 Irish, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: +100 Italian, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: +10 Dutch, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: +3 Chinese, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: +31 Indian, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: +22 Greek, Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley: +14
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 Craigburn Farm - Coromandel Valley in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (1,738 people or 47.4%)
  • Australian (1,317 people or 35.9%)
  • Scottish (373 people or 10.2%)
  • German (320 people or 8.8%)
  • Irish (312 people or 8.5%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 4,060 responses in total, or 110.83% 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 (47.4% compared to 41.5%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (35.9% compared to 33.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Chinese ancestry (1.7% compared to 4.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Greek ancestry (1.4% compared to 3.5%)

Emerging groups

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

  • English (+306 persons)
  • Australian (+251 persons)
  • Irish (+100 persons)
  • German (+97 persons)

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