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The three largest ancestries in Angle Vale in 2011 were Australian, English and Italian.

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 Angle Vale 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 Angle Vale'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
Angle Vale - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Australian
1,05841.836.680738.638.0+251
English
1,02040.345.082839.644.4+192
Italian
33913.44.026912.93.8+70
German
1736.86.11276.15.8+46
map this data in atlas.idScottish1686.68.11175.68.0+51
map this data in atlas.idIrish1295.16.7964.66.4+34
Dutch
732.92.0341.62.1+39
Greek
471.91.1401.91.0+7
Maltese
301.20.5381.80.5-8
Welsh
210.80.780.40.8+13

Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Angle Vale - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Not stated873.46.91637.88.0-76

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% Italian, City of Playford: 4.0% German, City of Playford: 6.1% Scottish, City of Playford: 8.1% Irish, City of Playford: 6.7% Dutch, City of Playford: 2.0% Greek, City of Playford: 1.1% Maltese, City of Playford: 0.5% Welsh, City of Playford: 0.7% Australian, Angle Vale: 41.8% English, Angle Vale: 40.3% Italian, Angle Vale: 13.4% German, Angle Vale: 6.8% Scottish, Angle Vale: 6.6% Irish, Angle Vale: 5.1% Dutch, Angle Vale: 2.9% Greek, Angle Vale: 1.9% Maltese, Angle Vale: 1.2% Welsh, Angle Vale: 0.8%
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, Angle Vale: +251 English, Angle Vale: +192 Italian, Angle Vale: +70 German, Angle Vale: +46 Scottish, Angle Vale: +51 Irish, Angle Vale: +34 Dutch, Angle Vale: +39 Greek, Angle Vale: +7 Maltese, Angle Vale: -8 Welsh, Angle Vale: +13
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 Angle Vale in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Australian (1,058 people or 41.8%)
  • English (1,020 people or 40.3%)
  • Italian (339 people or 13.4%)
  • German (173 people or 6.8%)
  • Scottish (168 people or 6.6%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 2,758 responses in total, or 108.84% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Angle Vale and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Italian ancestry (13.4% compared to 4.0%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (41.8% compared to 36.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (40.3% compared to 45.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Irish ancestry (5.1% compared to 6.7%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Australian (+251 persons)
  • English (+192 persons)
  • Italian (+70 persons)
  • Scottish (+51 persons)

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