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Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt

Ancestry

The three largest ancestries in Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt in 2011 were English, Australian 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 Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt 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 Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt'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
Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
English
1,64948.040.31,53443.937.5+114
Australian
1,40340.935.51,63646.840.3-233
map this data in atlas.idIrish35310.39.02828.18.2+72
map this data in atlas.idScottish34410.09.52928.48.2+52
German
3099.07.83118.97.3-2
Dutch
1073.11.71043.01.8+4
Italian
902.63.9812.33.7+9
Polish
381.11.1260.71.1+12
Welsh
310.90.8220.60.8+9
French
260.80.6381.10.6-12
Chinese
240.72.8290.82.3-4
Indian
240.71.4200.60.9+4
Greek
230.73.6180.53.7+5
New Zealander
230.70.5120.30.5+12
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
Not stated972.83.61153.34.4-18

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% Irish, City of Mitcham: 9.0% Scottish, City of Mitcham: 9.5% German, City of Mitcham: 7.8% Dutch, City of Mitcham: 1.7% Italian, City of Mitcham: 3.9% Polish, City of Mitcham: 1.1% Welsh, City of Mitcham: 0.8% French, City of Mitcham: 0.6% English, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 48.0% Australian, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 40.9% Irish, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 10.3% Scottish, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 10.0% German, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 9.0% Dutch, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 3.1% Italian, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 2.6% Polish, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 1.1% Welsh, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 0.9% French, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: 0.8%
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, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: +114 Australian, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: -233 Irish, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: +72 Scottish, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: +52 German, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: -2 Dutch, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: +4 Italian, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: +9 Polish, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: +12 Welsh, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: +9 French, Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt: -12
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 Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (1,649 people or 48.0%)
  • Australian (1,403 people or 40.9%)
  • Irish (353 people or 10.3%)
  • Scottish (344 people or 10.0%)
  • German (309 people or 9.0%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 4,058 responses in total, or 118.28% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Hawthorndene - Upper Sturt and the City of Mitcham were:

  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (48.0% compared to 40.3%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (40.9% compared to 35.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Greek ancestry (0.7% compared to 3.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Chinese ancestry (0.7% compared to 2.8%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Australian (-233 persons)
  • English (+114 persons)
  • Irish (+72 persons)
  • Scottish (+52 persons)

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