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Gilles Plains - Valley View

Ancestry

The three largest ancestries in Gilles Plains - Valley View 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 Gilles Plains - Valley View 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 Gilles Plains - Valley View'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
Gilles Plains - Valley View - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
English
84831.342.382931.140.0+19
Australian
83831.035.21,02038.338.9-182
map this data in atlas.idGerman1967.27.82218.37.6-25
Irish
1876.97.31485.66.7+39
map this data in atlas.idScottish1866.98.11897.17.6-3
Italian
1385.16.91565.96.7-18
Other Central Asian
823.00.3321.20.2+50
Greek
813.01.4943.51.5-13
Indian
803.00.9190.70.5+61
Chinese
732.71.5361.41.1+37
Dutch
592.22.1642.42.3-5
Vietnamese
451.70.2522.00.2-7
Polish
321.21.6411.51.6-9
Filipino
301.10.5200.80.4+10
Afghan
250.90.150.20.0+20
Inadequately Described
230.90.3220.80.2+1
Maltese
220.80.5160.60.5+6
Australian Aboriginal
210.80.180.30.1+13
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Gilles Plains - Valley View - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Not stated1415.23.81696.34.4-28

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% Irish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 7.3% Scottish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.1% Italian, City of Tea Tree Gully: 6.9% Other Central Asian, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.3% Greek, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.4% Indian, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.9% Chinese, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.5% English, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 31.3% Australian, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 31.0% German, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 7.2% Irish, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 6.9% Scottish, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 6.9% Italian, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 5.1% Other Central Asian, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 3.0% Greek, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 3.0% Indian, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 3.0% Chinese, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 2.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in ancestry, 2006 to 2011
Change in ancestry, 2006 to 2011 English, Gilles Plains - Valley View: +19 Australian, Gilles Plains - Valley View: -182 German, Gilles Plains - Valley View: -25 Irish, Gilles Plains - Valley View: +39 Scottish, Gilles Plains - Valley View: -3 Italian, Gilles Plains - Valley View: -18 Other Central Asian, Gilles Plains - Valley View: +50 Greek, Gilles Plains - Valley View: -13 Indian, Gilles Plains - Valley View: +61 Chinese, Gilles Plains - Valley View: +37
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the ancestry responses of the population in Gilles Plains - Valley View in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (848 people or 31.3%)
  • Australian (838 people or 31.0%)
  • German (196 people or 7.2%)
  • Irish (187 people or 6.9%)
  • Scottish (186 people or 6.9%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 2,255 responses in total, or 83.36% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Gilles Plains - Valley View and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Other Central Asian ancestry (3.0% compared to 0.3%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Indian ancestry (3.0% compared to 0.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (31.3% compared to 42.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (31.0% compared to 35.2%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Australian (-182 persons)
  • Indian (+61 persons)
  • Other Central Asian (+50 persons)

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