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Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park

Ancestry

The three largest ancestries in Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park in 2011 were English, Australian 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 Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park 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 Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park'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
Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
English
73426.045.052421.644.4+210
Australian
62822.336.645918.938.0+169
Italian
40914.54.033914.03.8+70
Vietnamese
35812.70.938015.70.9-22
Greek
2498.81.124510.11.0+4
map this data in atlas.idScottish1314.68.11074.48.0+24
map this data in atlas.idIrish1294.66.7883.66.4+41
German
1063.86.1753.15.8+31
Khmer (Cambodian)
792.80.5612.50.4+18
Chinese
692.40.5532.20.4+16
Lebanese
341.20.1160.70.1+18
Turkish
331.20.1371.50.1-4
Macedonian
301.10.1281.10.1+2
Bulgarian
291.00.1441.80.1-15
Dutch
260.92.0140.62.1+12
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Not stated2167.76.92158.98.0+1

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% Italian, City of Playford: 4.0% Vietnamese, City of Playford: 0.9% Greek, City of Playford: 1.1% Scottish, City of Playford: 8.1% Irish, City of Playford: 6.7% German, City of Playford: 6.1% Khmer (Cambodian), City of Playford: 0.5% Chinese, City of Playford: 0.5% English, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 26.0% Australian, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 22.3% Italian, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 14.5% Vietnamese, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 12.7% Greek, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 8.8% Scottish, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 4.6% Irish, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 4.6% German, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 3.8% Khmer (Cambodian), Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 2.8% Chinese, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 2.4%
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, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +210 Australian, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +169 Italian, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +70 Vietnamese, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: -22 Greek, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +4 Scottish, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +24 Irish, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +41 German, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +31 Khmer (Cambodian), Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +18 Chinese, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +16
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 Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (734 people or 26.0%)
  • Australian (628 people or 22.3%)
  • Italian (409 people or 14.5%)
  • Vietnamese (358 people or 12.7%)
  • Greek (249 people or 8.8%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 2,378 responses in total, or 84.27% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Vietnamese ancestry (12.7% compared to 0.9%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Italian ancestry (14.5% compared to 4.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (26.0% compared to 45.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (22.3% compared to 36.6%)

Emerging groups

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

  • English (+210 persons)
  • Australian (+169 persons)
  • Italian (+70 persons)

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