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Bangalee - Cambewarra and Surrounds

Ancestry

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The three largest ancestries in Bangalee - Cambewarra and Surrounds in 2016 were Australian, English and Irish.

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 Bangalee - Cambewarra and Surrounds 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 Bangalee - Cambewarra and Surrounds'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
Bangalee - Cambewarra and Surrounds - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%Milton %Number%Milton %2011 to 2016
Australian1,37446.837.11,28342.541.9+91
English1,34745.942.51,37145.438.6-24
Irish38613.211.636011.910.9+26
Scottish37812.911.834111.310.3+37
German1113.82.11123.72.9-1
Italian481.72.8531.81.7-5
Dutch451.60.7411.40.9+4
Welsh341.20.5331.11.0+1
Chinese311.10.4130.41.1+18
Greek200.70.7140.50.9+6
Spanish180.60.070.20.3+11
Maltese180.60.4190.70.5-1
Indian170.60.060.20.0+11
French170.60.2110.40.8+5
Polish160.60.2120.40.2+4
Filipino140.50.2170.60.4-4
New Zealander120.40.0230.80.9-11
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Bangalee - Cambewarra and Surrounds - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%Milton %Number%Milton %2011 to 2016
Not stated1475.016.02347.815.2-88

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 Australian, Milton: 37.1% English, Milton: 42.5% Irish, Milton: 11.6% Scottish, Milton: 11.8% German, Milton: 2.1% Italian, Milton: 2.8% Dutch, Milton: 0.7% Welsh, Milton: 0.5% Chinese, Milton: 0.4% Greek, Milton: 0.7% Australian, Bangalee - Cambewarra and Surrounds: 46.8% English, Bangalee - Cambewarra and Surrounds: 45.9% Irish, Bangalee - Cambewarra and Surrounds: 13.2% Scottish, Bangalee - Cambewarra and Surrounds: 12.9% German, Bangalee - Cambewarra and Surrounds: 3.8% Italian, Bangalee - Cambewarra and Surrounds: 1.7% Dutch, Bangalee - Cambewarra and Surrounds: 1.6% Welsh, Bangalee - Cambewarra and Surrounds: 1.2% Chinese, Bangalee - Cambewarra and Surrounds: 1.1% Greek, Bangalee - Cambewarra and Surrounds: 0.7%
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 Australian, Bangalee - Cambewarra and Surrounds: +91 English, Bangalee - Cambewarra and Surrounds: -24 Irish, Bangalee - Cambewarra and Surrounds: +26 Scottish, Bangalee - Cambewarra and Surrounds: +37 German, Bangalee - Cambewarra and Surrounds: -1 Italian, Bangalee - Cambewarra and Surrounds: -5 Dutch, Bangalee - Cambewarra and Surrounds: +4 Welsh, Bangalee - Cambewarra and Surrounds: +1 Chinese, Bangalee - Cambewarra and Surrounds: +18 Greek, Bangalee - Cambewarra and Surrounds: +6
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 Bangalee - Cambewarra and Surrounds in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Australian (1,374 people or 46.8%)
  • English (1,347 people or 45.9%)
  • Irish (386 people or 13.2%)
  • Scottish (378 people or 12.9%)
  • German (111 people or 3.8%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 3,596 responses in total, or 122.56% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Bangalee - Cambewarra and Surrounds and Milton were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (46.8% compared to 37.1%)
  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (45.9% compared to 42.5%)
  • A larger percentage of people with German ancestry (3.8% compared to 2.1%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Irish ancestry (13.2% compared to 11.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest change in the reported ancestries of the population in this area between 2011 and 2016 was:

  • Australian (+91 persons)

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