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Huskisson - Tomerong and Surrounds

Ancestry

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The three largest ancestries in Huskisson - Tomerong 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 Huskisson - Tomerong 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 Huskisson - Tomerong 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
Huskisson - Tomerong and Surrounds - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%Shoalhaven City %Number%Shoalhaven City %2011 to 2016
Australian1,43743.343.11,38842.543.1+49
English1,43443.243.11,34441.142.5+90
Irish36411.011.835110.711.3+13
Scottish33810.210.434510.69.7-7
German1464.43.91514.63.7-5
Italian872.62.2973.02.1-10
Dutch541.61.4561.71.5-2
Maltese411.20.8591.80.7-18
Chinese361.10.8240.70.5+12
Greek341.00.7260.80.6+8
Welsh331.00.8180.60.7+15
French240.70.5190.60.5+5
Polish230.70.6180.60.5+5
Australian Aboriginal210.60.8200.60.6+1
New Zealander200.60.6280.90.6-8
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Huskisson - Tomerong and Surrounds - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%Shoalhaven City %Number%Shoalhaven City %2011 to 2016
Not stated2156.57.91925.97.4+23

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, Shoalhaven City: 43.1% English, Shoalhaven City: 43.1% Irish, Shoalhaven City: 11.8% Scottish, Shoalhaven City: 10.4% German, Shoalhaven City: 3.9% Italian, Shoalhaven City: 2.2% Dutch, Shoalhaven City: 1.4% Maltese, Shoalhaven City: 0.8% Chinese, Shoalhaven City: 0.8% Greek, Shoalhaven City: 0.7% Australian, Huskisson - Tomerong and Surrounds: 43.3% English, Huskisson - Tomerong and Surrounds: 43.2% Irish, Huskisson - Tomerong and Surrounds: 11.0% Scottish, Huskisson - Tomerong and Surrounds: 10.2% German, Huskisson - Tomerong and Surrounds: 4.4% Italian, Huskisson - Tomerong and Surrounds: 2.6% Dutch, Huskisson - Tomerong and Surrounds: 1.6% Maltese, Huskisson - Tomerong and Surrounds: 1.2% Chinese, Huskisson - Tomerong and Surrounds: 1.1% Greek, Huskisson - Tomerong and Surrounds: 1.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
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Change in ancestry, 2011 to 2016
Change in ancestry, 2011 to 2016 Australian, Huskisson - Tomerong and Surrounds: +49 English, Huskisson - Tomerong and Surrounds: +90 Irish, Huskisson - Tomerong and Surrounds: +13 Scottish, Huskisson - Tomerong and Surrounds: -7 German, Huskisson - Tomerong and Surrounds: -5 Italian, Huskisson - Tomerong and Surrounds: -10 Dutch, Huskisson - Tomerong and Surrounds: -2 Maltese, Huskisson - Tomerong and Surrounds: -18 Chinese, Huskisson - Tomerong and Surrounds: +12 Greek, Huskisson - Tomerong and Surrounds: +8
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 Huskisson - Tomerong and Surrounds in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Australian (1,437 people or 43.3%)
  • English (1,434 people or 43.2%)
  • Irish (364 people or 11.0%)
  • Scottish (338 people or 10.2%)
  • German (146 people or 4.4%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 3,719 responses in total, or 112.05% of all responses.

There were no major differences between Huskisson - Tomerong and Surrounds and Shoalhaven City in 2016.

Emerging groups

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

  • English (+90 persons)

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