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Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage

Ancestry

The three largest ancestries in Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage in 2011 were English, Australian and German.

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 Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage 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 Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage'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
Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
English
1,67550.342.31,42141.640.0+254
Australian
1,19936.035.21,40441.138.9-205
map this data in atlas.idGerman3139.47.82798.27.6+34
map this data in atlas.idScottish3049.18.13129.17.6-8
Irish
2768.37.32617.76.7+15
Italian
1374.16.91093.26.7+28
Dutch
1133.42.1902.62.3+23
Polish
411.21.6230.71.6+18
Welsh
361.10.9341.00.8+2
Indian
210.60.9180.50.5+3

Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Not stated892.73.82086.14.4-119

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 Tea Tree Gully: 42.3% Australian, City of Tea Tree Gully: 35.2% German, City of Tea Tree Gully: 7.8% Scottish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.1% Irish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 7.3% Italian, City of Tea Tree Gully: 6.9% Dutch, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.1% Polish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.6% Welsh, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.9% Indian, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.9% English, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: 50.3% Australian, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: 36.0% German, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: 9.4% Scottish, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: 9.1% Irish, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: 8.3% Italian, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: 4.1% Dutch, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: 3.4% Polish, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: 1.2% Welsh, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: 1.1% Indian, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: 0.6%
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, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: +254 Australian, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: -205 German, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: +34 Scottish, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: -8 Irish, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: +15 Italian, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: +28 Dutch, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: +23 Polish, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: +18 Welsh, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: +2 Indian, Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage: +3
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 Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (1,675 people or 50.3%)
  • Australian (1,199 people or 36.0%)
  • German (313 people or 9.4%)
  • Scottish (304 people or 9.1%)
  • Irish (276 people or 8.3%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 3,767 responses in total, or 113.07% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Banksia Park - Upper Hermitage and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (50.3% compared to 42.3%)
  • A larger percentage of people with German ancestry (9.4% compared to 7.8%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Dutch ancestry (3.4% compared to 2.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Italian ancestry (4.1% compared to 6.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • English (+254 persons)
  • Australian (-205 persons)

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