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Gilles Plains - Valley View

Ancestry

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The three largest ancestries in Gilles Plains - Valley View in 2016 were English, Australian and Scottish.

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.

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
Gilles Plains - Valley View - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
English
84330.143.284831.342.3-5
Australian
81129.033.983831.035.2-27
map this data in atlas.idScottish2147.68.81866.98.1+28
map this data in atlas.idGerman1926.98.11967.27.8-4
Italian
1625.87.11385.16.9+24
Irish
1615.88.11876.97.3-26
Indian
1545.51.9803.00.9+74
Chinese
1194.32.1732.71.5+46
Greek
722.61.4813.01.4-9
Other Central Asian
682.40.3823.00.3-14
Filipino
521.90.7301.10.5+22
Dutch
491.82.1592.22.1-10
Sinhalese
391.40.460.20.2+33
Polish
371.31.5321.21.6+5
Iranian
371.30.370.30.1+30
Vietnamese
351.30.3451.70.2-10
Other Indian subcontinent
220.80.2120.40.0+10
Maltese
190.70.6220.80.5-3
Inadequately Described
190.70.4230.90.3-4
Korean
170.60.390.30.2+8
Punjabi
160.60.160.20.0+10
Khmer (Cambodian)
160.60.190.30.1+7
Bengali
150.50.140.10.1+11
Afghan
150.50.1250.90.1-10
Pakistani
150.50.150.20.1+10
Lebanese
150.50.4100.40.4+5
Spanish
140.50.4100.40.2+4
Croatian
140.50.4120.40.4+2
Sudanese
130.50.190.30.2+4
Welsh
130.51.0110.40.9+2
Austrian
120.40.3120.40.30
Turkish
110.40.1130.50.1-2
Ukrainian
100.40.490.30.4+1
Australian Aboriginal
100.40.2210.80.1-11
French
100.40.4120.40.4-2
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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)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
Not stated1063.83.91415.23.8-35

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% Scottish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.8% German, City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.1% Italian, City of Tea Tree Gully: 7.1% Irish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.1% Indian, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.9% Chinese, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.1% Greek, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.4% Other Central Asian, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.3% English, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 30.1% Australian, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 29.0% Scottish, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 7.6% German, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 6.9% Italian, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 5.8% Irish, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 5.8% Indian, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 5.5% Chinese, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 4.3% Greek, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 2.6% Other Central Asian, Gilles Plains - Valley View: 2.4%
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 English, Gilles Plains - Valley View: -5 Australian, Gilles Plains - Valley View: -27 Scottish, Gilles Plains - Valley View: +28 German, Gilles Plains - Valley View: -4 Italian, Gilles Plains - Valley View: +24 Irish, Gilles Plains - Valley View: -26 Indian, Gilles Plains - Valley View: +74 Chinese, Gilles Plains - Valley View: +46 Greek, Gilles Plains - Valley View: -9 Other Central Asian, Gilles Plains - Valley View: -14
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 Gilles Plains - Valley View in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (843 people or 30.1%)
  • Australian (811 people or 29.0%)
  • Scottish (214 people or 7.6%)
  • German (192 people or 6.9%)
  • Italian (162 people or 5.8%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 2,222 responses in total, or 79.36% 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 Indian ancestry (5.5% compared to 1.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (30.1% compared to 43.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (29.0% compared to 33.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Irish ancestry (5.8% compared to 8.1%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Indian (+74 persons)

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