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The three largest ancestries in Hackham West 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 Hackham West 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 Hackham West'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
Hackham West - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
English
1,63845.447.01,59042.343.4+48
Australian
1,35437.638.41,54040.942.2-186
map this data in atlas.idScottish3559.99.13118.38.2+44
German
2797.77.12356.26.8+44
map this data in atlas.idIrish2617.27.62717.27.1-10
Dutch
892.52.3812.22.4+8
Italian
531.52.6872.32.5-34
Polish
421.21.1350.91.2+7
New Zealander
351.00.5220.60.5+13
Filipino
310.90.6240.60.5+7
Chinese
300.80.7280.70.5+2
Welsh
270.70.9371.00.9-10
Serbian
260.70.4140.40.4+12
Maori
230.60.3190.50.3+4
Indian
220.60.5100.30.4+12
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Hackham West - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Not stated2176.04.72516.75.2-34

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% Dutch, City of Onkaparinga: 2.3% Italian, City of Onkaparinga: 2.6% Polish, City of Onkaparinga: 1.1% New Zealander, City of Onkaparinga: 0.5% Filipino, City of Onkaparinga: 0.6% English, Hackham West: 45.4% Australian, Hackham West: 37.6% Scottish, Hackham West: 9.9% German, Hackham West: 7.7% Irish, Hackham West: 7.2% Dutch, Hackham West: 2.5% Italian, Hackham West: 1.5% Polish, Hackham West: 1.2% New Zealander, Hackham West: 1.0% Filipino, Hackham West: 0.9%
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, Hackham West: +48 Australian, Hackham West: -186 Scottish, Hackham West: +44 German, Hackham West: +44 Irish, Hackham West: -10 Dutch, Hackham West: +8 Italian, Hackham West: -34 Polish, Hackham West: +7 New Zealander, Hackham West: +13 Filipino, Hackham West: +7
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 Hackham West in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (1,638 people or 45.4%)
  • Australian (1,354 people or 37.6%)
  • Scottish (355 people or 9.9%)
  • German (279 people or 7.7%)
  • Irish (261 people or 7.2%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 3,887 responses in total, or 107.85% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Hackham West and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (45.4% compared to 47.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Italian ancestry (1.5% compared to 2.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest change in the reported ancestries of the population in this area between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • Australian (-186 persons)

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