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The three largest ancestries in Andrews Farm in 2011 were Australian, English 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 Andrews Farm 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 Andrews Farm'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
Andrews Farm - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Australian
2,70443.336.61,55146.538.0+1,153
English
2,69143.145.01,49844.944.4+1,193
map this data in atlas.idScottish4877.88.12617.88.0+226
German
3916.36.12266.85.8+165
map this data in atlas.idIrish3675.96.72026.16.4+165
Italian
2504.04.01404.23.8+110
Dutch
1352.22.0832.52.1+52
Sudanese
1232.00.500.00.0+123
Greek
550.91.1280.81.0+27
Chinese
470.70.5170.50.4+30
Filipino
410.70.8180.50.6+23
Welsh
390.60.7381.10.8+1
New Zealander
380.60.4150.50.3+23
Vietnamese
360.60.9170.50.9+19
Maori
350.60.360.20.2+29
Khmer (Cambodian)
340.50.5200.60.4+14
Polish
340.50.7200.60.7+14
French
310.50.360.20.3+25
Serbian
300.50.4100.30.4+20
Inadequately Described
280.40.460.20.3+22
Other Southern and East African
240.40.500.00.0+24
Maltese
230.40.5290.90.5-6
Croatian
230.40.330.10.3+20
Indian
210.30.300.00.2+21
Hungarian
210.30.370.20.3+14
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Andrews Farm - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Not stated4266.86.91935.88.0+233

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 Australian, City of Playford: 36.6% English, City of Playford: 45.0% Scottish, City of Playford: 8.1% German, City of Playford: 6.1% Irish, City of Playford: 6.7% Italian, City of Playford: 4.0% Dutch, City of Playford: 2.0% Sudanese, City of Playford: 0.5% Greek, City of Playford: 1.1% Chinese, City of Playford: 0.5% Australian, Andrews Farm: 43.3% English, Andrews Farm: 43.1% Scottish, Andrews Farm: 7.8% German, Andrews Farm: 6.3% Irish, Andrews Farm: 5.9% Italian, Andrews Farm: 4.0% Dutch, Andrews Farm: 2.2% Sudanese, Andrews Farm: 2.0% Greek, Andrews Farm: 0.9% Chinese, Andrews Farm: 0.7%
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 Australian, Andrews Farm: +1,153 English, Andrews Farm: +1,193 Scottish, Andrews Farm: +226 German, Andrews Farm: +165 Irish, Andrews Farm: +165 Italian, Andrews Farm: +110 Dutch, Andrews Farm: +52 Sudanese, Andrews Farm: +123 Greek, Andrews Farm: +27 Chinese, Andrews Farm: +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 Andrews Farm in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Australian (2,704 people or 43.3%)
  • English (2,691 people or 43.1%)
  • Scottish (487 people or 7.8%)
  • German (391 people or 6.3%)
  • Irish (367 people or 5.9%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 6,640 responses in total, or 106.33% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Andrews Farm and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (43.3% compared to 36.6%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Sudanese ancestry (2.0% compared to 0.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (43.1% compared to 45.0%)

Emerging groups

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

  • English (+1,193 persons)
  • Australian (+1,153 persons)
  • Scottish (+226 persons)
  • Irish (+165 persons)

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