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The three largest ancestries in Aberfoyle Park 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 Aberfoyle Park 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 Aberfoyle Park'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
Aberfoyle Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
English
5,10845.447.04,63139.743.4+477
Australian
4,61541.038.45,40846.442.2-793
map this data in atlas.idScottish1,0409.29.18947.78.2+146
German
8667.77.18437.26.8+23
map this data in atlas.idIrish8307.47.67936.87.1+37
Italian
3132.82.63593.12.5-46
Dutch
2232.02.32762.42.4-53
Polish
2232.01.12422.11.2-19
Greek
1201.10.91131.01.0+7
Chinese
1081.00.7800.70.5+28
Welsh
960.90.9920.80.9+4
Indian
890.80.5670.60.4+22
South African
780.70.4500.40.3+28
Filipino
730.60.6690.60.5+4
Maltese
660.60.4460.40.4+20
New Zealander
580.50.5760.70.5-18
Hungarian
560.50.4540.50.3+2
Iranian
480.40.2520.40.2-4
American
470.40.3440.40.2+3
French
430.40.5360.30.5+7
Croatian
420.40.3470.40.3-5
Austrian
420.40.2390.30.2+3
Serbian
400.40.4550.50.4-15
Lebanese
360.30.3440.40.3-8
Korean
340.30.190.10.1+25
Sinhalese
340.30.1230.20.1+11
Latvian
330.30.2300.30.2+3
Japanese
260.20.1150.10.1+11
Indonesian
250.20.1210.20.1+4
Inadequately Described
250.20.3150.10.2+10
Spanish
240.20.3260.20.3-2
Ukrainian
220.20.290.10.2+13
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Aberfoyle Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Not stated2842.54.73703.25.2-86

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 Onkaparinga: 47.0% Australian, City of Onkaparinga: 38.4% Scottish, City of Onkaparinga: 9.1% German, City of Onkaparinga: 7.1% Irish, City of Onkaparinga: 7.6% Italian, City of Onkaparinga: 2.6% Polish, City of Onkaparinga: 1.1% Dutch, City of Onkaparinga: 2.3% Greek, City of Onkaparinga: 0.9% Chinese, City of Onkaparinga: 0.7% English, Aberfoyle Park: 45.4% Australian, Aberfoyle Park: 41.0% Scottish, Aberfoyle Park: 9.2% German, Aberfoyle Park: 7.7% Irish, Aberfoyle Park: 7.4% Italian, Aberfoyle Park: 2.8% Polish, Aberfoyle Park: 2.0% Dutch, Aberfoyle Park: 2.0% Greek, Aberfoyle Park: 1.1% Chinese, Aberfoyle Park: 1.0%
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, Aberfoyle Park: +477 Australian, Aberfoyle Park: -793 Scottish, Aberfoyle Park: +146 German, Aberfoyle Park: +23 Irish, Aberfoyle Park: +37 Italian, Aberfoyle Park: -46 Polish, Aberfoyle Park: -19 Dutch, Aberfoyle Park: -53 Greek, Aberfoyle Park: +7 Chinese, Aberfoyle Park: +28
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 Aberfoyle Park in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (5,108 people or 45.4%)
  • Australian (4,615 people or 41.0%)
  • Scottish (1,040 people or 9.2%)
  • German (866 people or 7.7%)
  • Irish (830 people or 7.4%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 12,459 responses in total, or 110.71% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Aberfoyle Park and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (41.0% compared to 38.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (45.4% compared to 47.0%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Australian (-793 persons)
  • English (+477 persons)
  • Scottish (+146 persons)
  • Dutch (-53 persons)

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