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Sussex Inlet - Cudmirrah and Surrounds

Ancestry

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The three largest ancestries in Sussex Inlet - Cudmirrah and Surrounds in 2016 were English, Australian 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 Sussex Inlet - Cudmirrah 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 Sussex Inlet - Cudmirrah 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
Sussex Inlet - Cudmirrah and Surrounds - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%Shoalhaven City %Number%Shoalhaven City %2011 to 2016
English1,99745.743.11,80843.942.5+189
Australian1,91143.843.11,80743.843.1+104
Irish49411.311.849312.011.3+1
Scottish46510.610.444910.99.7+16
German2084.83.91453.53.7+63
Italian431.02.2621.52.1-19
Dutch431.01.4501.21.5-7
Maltese320.70.8200.50.7+12
New Zealander300.70.6280.70.6+2
Polish270.60.6200.50.5+7
Danish270.60.360.10.3+21
Greek240.50.7461.10.6-22
Welsh240.50.8250.60.7-1
Chinese200.50.8170.40.5+3
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Sussex Inlet - Cudmirrah and Surrounds - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%Shoalhaven City %Number%Shoalhaven City %2011 to 2016
Not stated2255.27.92185.37.4+7

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, Shoalhaven City: 43.1% Australian, 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% New Zealander, Shoalhaven City: 0.6% Polish, Shoalhaven City: 0.6% English, Sussex Inlet - Cudmirrah and Surrounds: 45.7% Australian, Sussex Inlet - Cudmirrah and Surrounds: 43.8% Irish, Sussex Inlet - Cudmirrah and Surrounds: 11.3% Scottish, Sussex Inlet - Cudmirrah and Surrounds: 10.6% German, Sussex Inlet - Cudmirrah and Surrounds: 4.8% Italian, Sussex Inlet - Cudmirrah and Surrounds: 1.0% Dutch, Sussex Inlet - Cudmirrah and Surrounds: 1.0% Maltese, Sussex Inlet - Cudmirrah and Surrounds: 0.7% New Zealander, Sussex Inlet - Cudmirrah and Surrounds: 0.7% Polish, Sussex Inlet - Cudmirrah and Surrounds: 0.6%
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, Sussex Inlet - Cudmirrah and Surrounds: +189 Australian, Sussex Inlet - Cudmirrah and Surrounds: +104 Irish, Sussex Inlet - Cudmirrah and Surrounds: +1 Scottish, Sussex Inlet - Cudmirrah and Surrounds: +16 German, Sussex Inlet - Cudmirrah and Surrounds: +63 Italian, Sussex Inlet - Cudmirrah and Surrounds: -19 Dutch, Sussex Inlet - Cudmirrah and Surrounds: -7 Maltese, Sussex Inlet - Cudmirrah and Surrounds: +12 New Zealander, Sussex Inlet - Cudmirrah and Surrounds: +2 Polish, Sussex Inlet - Cudmirrah and Surrounds: +7
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 Sussex Inlet - Cudmirrah and Surrounds in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (1,997 people or 45.7%)
  • Australian (1,911 people or 43.8%)
  • Irish (494 people or 11.3%)
  • Scottish (465 people or 10.6%)
  • German (208 people or 4.8%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 5,075 responses in total, or 116.21% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Sussex Inlet - Cudmirrah and Surrounds and Shoalhaven City were:

  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (45.7% compared to 43.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Italian ancestry (1.0% compared to 2.2%)

Emerging groups

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

  • English (+189 persons)
  • Australian (+104 persons)
  • German (+63 persons)

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