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The three largest ancestries in Netherby 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 Netherby 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 Netherby'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
Netherby - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
English
56539.940.351437.737.5+51
Australian
43630.835.555540.740.3-119
map this data in atlas.idScottish14410.29.51329.78.2+12
map this data in atlas.idIrish14110.09.01269.28.2+15
German
1017.17.81027.57.3-1
Italian
755.33.9634.63.7+12
Greek
745.23.6503.63.7+24
Chinese
433.02.8362.72.3+7
Korean
241.70.3211.60.2+3
Dutch
221.61.7131.01.8+9
Indian
201.41.4181.30.9+2

Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Netherby - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
Not stated553.93.6251.94.4+30

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% Irish, City of Mitcham: 9.0% German, City of Mitcham: 7.8% Italian, City of Mitcham: 3.9% Greek, City of Mitcham: 3.6% Chinese, City of Mitcham: 2.8% Korean, City of Mitcham: 0.3% Dutch, City of Mitcham: 1.7% English, Netherby: 39.9% Australian, Netherby: 30.8% Scottish, Netherby: 10.2% Irish, Netherby: 10.0% German, Netherby: 7.1% Italian, Netherby: 5.3% Greek, Netherby: 5.2% Chinese, Netherby: 3.0% Korean, Netherby: 1.7% Dutch, Netherby: 1.6%
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, Netherby: +51 Australian, Netherby: -119 Scottish, Netherby: +12 Irish, Netherby: +15 German, Netherby: -1 Italian, Netherby: +12 Greek, Netherby: +24 Chinese, Netherby: +7 Korean, Netherby: +3 Dutch, Netherby: +9
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 Netherby in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (565 people or 39.9%)
  • Australian (436 people or 30.8%)
  • Scottish (144 people or 10.2%)
  • Irish (141 people or 10.0%)
  • German (101 people or 7.1%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 1,387 responses in total, or 98.02% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Netherby and the City of Mitcham were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Greek ancestry (5.2% compared to 3.6%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Italian ancestry (5.3% compared to 3.9%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Korean ancestry (1.7% compared to 0.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (30.8% compared to 35.5%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Australian (-119 persons)
  • English (+51 persons)

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