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Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs

Ancestry

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The three largest ancestries in Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para 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 Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para 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 Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para 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
Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
English
4,48045.243.22,81345.245.0+1,667
Australian
3,93939.736.92,46539.636.6+1,473
map this data in atlas.idScottish8418.58.24837.88.1+357
map this data in atlas.idIrish7177.27.03966.46.7+321
German
5926.05.94026.56.1+190
Italian
4584.63.83335.44.0+125
Sudanese
2042.11.1330.50.5+171
Dutch
1601.61.61031.72.0+57
Inadequately Described
1291.30.8200.30.4+109
Indian
1271.30.7230.40.3+104
Filipino
1031.00.9560.90.8+47
Other Southern and East African
820.80.970.10.5+75
Greek
780.81.01001.61.1-22
Central and West African
750.80.630.00.3+72
Chinese
620.60.7250.40.5+37
Romanian
580.60.3450.70.3+13
Maltese
580.60.5420.70.5+16
New Zealander
540.50.4430.70.4+11
Polish
520.50.7380.60.7+14
Russian
480.50.4150.20.4+33
Australian Aboriginal
450.50.6130.20.5+32
Welsh
440.40.7300.50.7+14
Vietnamese
370.41.0330.50.9+4
American
340.30.2150.20.2+19
Khmer (Cambodian)
340.30.6230.40.5+11
Spanish
290.30.3140.20.2+15
Lebanese
250.30.280.10.1+17
Other Indian subcontinent
230.20.730.00.1+20
Maori
200.20.2260.40.3-6
Hungarian
200.20.3240.40.3-4
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
Not stated5966.07.24847.86.9+112

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 Playford: 43.2% Australian, City of Playford: 36.9% Scottish, City of Playford: 8.2% Irish, City of Playford: 7.0% German, City of Playford: 5.9% Italian, City of Playford: 3.8% Sudanese, City of Playford: 1.1% Dutch, City of Playford: 1.6% Inadequately Described, City of Playford: 0.8% Indian, City of Playford: 0.7% English, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: 45.2% Australian, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: 39.7% Scottish, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: 8.5% Irish, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: 7.2% German, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: 6.0% Italian, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: 4.6% Sudanese, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: 2.1% Dutch, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: 1.6% Inadequately Described, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: 1.3% Indian, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: 1.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in ancestry, 2011 to 2016
Change in ancestry, 2011 to 2016 English, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: +1,667 Australian, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: +1,473 Scottish, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: +357 Irish, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: +321 German, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: +190 Italian, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: +125 Sudanese, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: +171 Dutch, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: +57 Inadequately Described, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: +109 Indian, Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs: +104
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 Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (4,480 people or 45.2%)
  • Australian (3,939 people or 39.7%)
  • Scottish (841 people or 8.5%)
  • Irish (717 people or 7.2%)
  • German (592 people or 6.0%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 10,569 responses in total, or 106.67% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Munno Para - Munno Para West - Munno Para Downs and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (39.7% compared to 36.9%)
  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (45.2% compared to 43.2%)

Emerging groups

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

  • English (+1,667 persons)
  • Australian (+1,473 persons)
  • Scottish (+357 persons)
  • Irish (+321 persons)

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