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Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs

Ancestry

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The three largest ancestries in Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs 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 Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs 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 Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs'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
Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
English
1,96649.047.81,55644.647.0+410
Australian
1,41635.337.51,29837.238.4+118
map this data in atlas.idScottish3979.99.62858.29.1+112
map this data in atlas.idIrish3438.58.72537.27.6+90
German
2456.17.22025.87.1+43
Italian
952.42.7862.52.6+9
Dutch
902.22.2892.52.3+1
Polish
591.51.1561.61.1+3
Filipino
511.30.8551.60.6-4
Chinese
491.21.0300.90.7+19
Welsh
471.21.0491.40.9-2
Indian
401.00.8220.60.5+18
Greek
260.60.9381.10.9-12
Inadequately Described
200.50.430.10.3+17
Slovak
200.50.1160.50.1+4
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
Not stated2305.75.41584.54.7+72

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 Onkaparinga: 47.8% Australian, City of Onkaparinga: 37.5% Scottish, City of Onkaparinga: 9.6% Irish, City of Onkaparinga: 8.7% German, City of Onkaparinga: 7.2% Italian, City of Onkaparinga: 2.7% Dutch, City of Onkaparinga: 2.2% Polish, City of Onkaparinga: 1.1% Filipino, City of Onkaparinga: 0.8% Chinese, City of Onkaparinga: 1.0% English, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: 49.0% Australian, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: 35.3% Scottish, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: 9.9% Irish, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: 8.5% German, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: 6.1% Italian, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: 2.4% Dutch, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: 2.2% Polish, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: 1.5% Filipino, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: 1.3% Chinese, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: 1.2%
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, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: +410 Australian, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: +118 Scottish, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: +112 Irish, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: +90 German, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: +43 Italian, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: +9 Dutch, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: +1 Polish, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: +3 Filipino, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: -4 Chinese, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: +19
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 Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (1,966 people or 49.0%)
  • Australian (1,416 people or 35.3%)
  • Scottish (397 people or 9.9%)
  • Irish (343 people or 8.5%)
  • German (245 people or 6.1%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 4,367 responses in total, or 108.79% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (49.0% compared to 47.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (35.3% compared to 37.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with German ancestry (6.1% compared to 7.2%)

Emerging groups

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

  • English (+410 persons)
  • Australian (+118 persons)
  • Scottish (+112 persons)
  • Irish (+90 persons)

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