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The three largest ancestries in Dernancourt in 2016 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 Dernancourt 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 Dernancourt'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
Dernancourt - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
English
1,20432.743.21,15132.942.3+53
Australian
97926.533.91,00528.735.2-26
Italian
68618.67.171020.36.9-24
map this data in atlas.idScottish2927.98.82366.88.1+56
map this data in atlas.idGerman2777.58.12497.17.8+28
Irish
2266.18.12226.47.3+4
Chinese
1945.32.11143.31.5+81
Indian
1303.51.9351.00.9+95
Greek
1103.01.41384.01.4-28
Dutch
521.42.1481.42.1+4
Polish
501.41.5471.41.6+3
Lebanese
280.80.4381.10.4-10
Sinhalese
260.70.4130.40.2+13
Filipino
250.70.7140.40.5+11
Russian
240.70.480.20.4+16
Welsh
230.61.0190.60.9+4
Spanish
220.60.4130.40.2+9
Nepalese
210.60.2100.30.0+11
New Zealander
200.50.470.20.3+13
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Dernancourt - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
Not stated1133.13.91043.03.8+9

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, City of Tea Tree Gully: 43.2% Australian, City of Tea Tree Gully: 33.9% Italian, City of Tea Tree Gully: 7.1% Scottish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.8% German, City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.1% Irish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.1% Chinese, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.1% Indian, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.9% Greek, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.4% Dutch, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.1% English, Dernancourt: 32.7% Australian, Dernancourt: 26.5% Italian, Dernancourt: 18.6% Scottish, Dernancourt: 7.9% German, Dernancourt: 7.5% Irish, Dernancourt: 6.1% Chinese, Dernancourt: 5.3% Indian, Dernancourt: 3.5% Greek, Dernancourt: 3.0% Dutch, Dernancourt: 1.4%
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, Dernancourt: +53 Australian, Dernancourt: -26 Italian, Dernancourt: -24 Scottish, Dernancourt: +56 German, Dernancourt: +28 Irish, Dernancourt: +4 Chinese, Dernancourt: +81 Indian, Dernancourt: +95 Greek, Dernancourt: -28 Dutch, Dernancourt: +4
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 Dernancourt in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (1,204 people or 32.7%)
  • Australian (979 people or 26.5%)
  • Italian (686 people or 18.6%)
  • Scottish (292 people or 7.9%)
  • German (277 people or 7.5%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 3,438 responses in total, or 93.29% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Dernancourt and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Italian ancestry (18.6% compared to 7.1%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Chinese ancestry (5.3% compared to 2.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (32.7% compared to 43.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (26.5% compared to 33.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Indian (+95 persons)
  • Chinese (+81 persons)
  • Scottish (+56 persons)
  • English (+53 persons)

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