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Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs

Ancestry

The three largest ancestries in Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs 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 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.

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)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
English
1,55644.647.01,19643.643.4+360
Australian
1,29837.238.41,13641.442.2+162
map this data in atlas.idScottish2858.29.12238.18.2+62
map this data in atlas.idIrish2537.27.61896.97.1+64
German
2025.87.11575.76.8+45
Dutch
892.52.3893.32.40
Italian
862.52.6632.32.5+23
Polish
561.61.1451.61.2+12
Filipino
551.60.6361.30.5+19
Welsh
491.40.9190.70.9+30
Greek
381.10.9210.81.0+17
Chinese
300.90.7120.40.5+18
New Zealander
260.70.560.20.5+20
Hungarian
230.70.480.30.3+15
Indian
220.60.500.00.4+22
Maltese
220.60.4230.80.4-1
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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)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Not stated1584.54.71495.45.2+9

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% Irish, City of Onkaparinga: 7.6% German, City of Onkaparinga: 7.1% Dutch, City of Onkaparinga: 2.3% Italian, City of Onkaparinga: 2.6% Polish, City of Onkaparinga: 1.1% Filipino, City of Onkaparinga: 0.6% Welsh, City of Onkaparinga: 0.9% English, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: 44.6% Australian, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: 37.2% Scottish, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: 8.2% Irish, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: 7.2% German, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: 5.8% Dutch, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: 2.5% Italian, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: 2.5% Polish, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: 1.6% Filipino, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: 1.6% Welsh, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: 1.4%
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, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: +360 Australian, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: +162 Scottish, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: +62 Irish, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: +64 German, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: +45 Dutch, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: 0 Italian, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: +23 Polish, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: +12 Filipino, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: +19 Welsh, Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs: +30
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 Noarlunga Centre - Noarlunga Downs in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (1,556 people or 44.6%)
  • Australian (1,298 people or 37.2%)
  • Scottish (285 people or 8.2%)
  • Irish (253 people or 7.2%)
  • German (202 people or 5.8%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 3,594 responses in total, or 102.95% of all responses.

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

  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (44.6% compared to 47.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with German ancestry (5.8% compared to 7.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (37.2% compared to 38.4%)

Emerging groups

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

  • English (+360 persons)
  • Australian (+162 persons)
  • Irish (+64 persons)
  • Scottish (+62 persons)

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