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The three largest ancestries in Craigmore 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 Craigmore 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 Craigmore'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
Craigmore - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
English
5,32248.645.05,08249.344.4+240
Australian
4,30439.336.64,19840.738.0+106
map this data in atlas.idScottish1,0479.68.19459.28.0+102
map this data in atlas.idIrish7586.96.76686.56.4+90
German
6285.76.15785.65.8+50
Italian
3373.14.02522.43.8+85
Dutch
2692.52.02352.32.1+34
Filipino
1341.20.8820.80.6+52
Polish
820.80.7600.60.7+22
Greek
800.71.1530.51.0+27
Welsh
770.70.7960.90.8-19
Maltese
670.60.5470.50.5+20
Khmer (Cambodian)
650.60.5410.40.4+24
Central and West African
460.40.330.00.0+43
Russian
460.40.4650.60.4-19
Serbian
450.40.4150.10.4+30
New Zealander
430.40.4240.20.3+19
Australian Aboriginal
410.40.5250.20.5+16
Chinese
400.40.5300.30.4+10
Vietnamese
370.30.9100.10.9+27
American
360.30.2290.30.2+7
Inadequately Described
350.30.4110.10.3+24
Indian
350.30.3260.30.2+9
Romanian
350.30.3290.30.2+6
Croatian
320.30.3280.30.3+4
South African
300.30.2160.20.1+14
Hungarian
290.30.390.10.3+20
Spanish
260.20.2150.10.2+11
Sudanese
260.20.500.00.0+26
French
240.20.3320.30.3-8
Kurdish
230.20.170.10.0+16
Austrian
210.20.2190.20.2+2
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Craigmore - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Not stated4604.26.95685.58.0-108

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 Playford: 45.0% Australian, City of Playford: 36.6% Scottish, City of Playford: 8.1% Irish, City of Playford: 6.7% German, City of Playford: 6.1% Italian, City of Playford: 4.0% Dutch, City of Playford: 2.0% Filipino, City of Playford: 0.8% Polish, City of Playford: 0.7% Greek, City of Playford: 1.1% English, Craigmore: 48.6% Australian, Craigmore: 39.3% Scottish, Craigmore: 9.6% Irish, Craigmore: 6.9% German, Craigmore: 5.7% Italian, Craigmore: 3.1% Dutch, Craigmore: 2.5% Filipino, Craigmore: 1.2% Polish, Craigmore: 0.8% Greek, Craigmore: 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 English, Craigmore: +240 Australian, Craigmore: +106 Scottish, Craigmore: +102 Irish, Craigmore: +90 German, Craigmore: +50 Italian, Craigmore: +85 Dutch, Craigmore: +34 Filipino, Craigmore: +52 Polish, Craigmore: +22 Greek, Craigmore: +27
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 Craigmore in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (5,322 people or 48.6%)
  • Australian (4,304 people or 39.3%)
  • Scottish (1,047 people or 9.6%)
  • Irish (758 people or 6.9%)
  • German (628 people or 5.7%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 12,059 responses in total, or 110.07% of all responses.

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

  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (48.6% compared to 45.0%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (39.3% compared to 36.6%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Scottish ancestry (9.6% compared to 8.1%)

Emerging groups

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

  • English (+240 persons)
  • Australian (+106 persons)
  • Scottish (+102 persons)
  • Irish (+90 persons)

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