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Golden Grove - Gould Creek

Ancestry

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The three largest ancestries in Golden Grove - Gould Creek 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 Golden Grove - Gould Creek 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 Golden Grove - Gould Creek'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
Golden Grove - Gould Creek - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
English
4,79646.843.24,32045.842.3+476
Australian
3,47233.933.93,34335.435.2+129
map this data in atlas.idScottish9489.38.87628.18.1+186
Irish
8137.98.16627.07.3+151
map this data in atlas.idGerman7507.38.16677.17.8+83
Italian
5245.17.14895.26.9+34
Polish
2022.01.52032.21.6-1
Dutch
1891.92.12202.32.1-30
Chinese
1541.52.11171.21.5+37
Welsh
1221.21.0760.80.9+47
Indian
1191.21.91011.10.9+18
Greek
991.01.4790.81.4+20
Filipino
620.60.7580.60.5+4
Russian
600.60.4470.50.4+14
Maltese
560.50.6580.60.5-2
Bengali
440.40.1200.20.1+24
South African
380.40.4640.70.4-26
Vietnamese
370.40.3240.30.2+13
Hungarian
360.40.5410.40.5-5
Spanish
340.30.4290.30.2+5
Croatian
330.30.4280.30.4+5
Serbian
320.30.4570.60.4-25
Swedish
310.30.2140.10.2+17
Kurdish
310.30.2380.40.2-7
Inadequately Described
300.30.4220.20.3+8
New Zealander
300.30.4250.30.3+5
Iranian
240.20.3150.20.1+9
Ukrainian
230.20.4310.30.4-8
Other Indian subcontinent
220.20.280.10.0+14
Sinhalese
210.20.4150.20.2+6
American
200.20.2360.40.3-16
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Golden Grove - Gould Creek - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
Not stated4544.43.92843.03.8+170

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% Irish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.1% German, City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.1% Italian, City of Tea Tree Gully: 7.1% Polish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.5% Dutch, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.1% Chinese, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.1% Welsh, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.0% English, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: 46.8% Australian, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: 33.9% Scottish, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: 9.3% Irish, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: 7.9% German, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: 7.3% Italian, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: 5.1% Polish, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: 2.0% Dutch, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: 1.9% Chinese, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: 1.5% Welsh, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: 1.2%
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, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: +476 Australian, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: +129 Scottish, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: +186 Irish, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: +151 German, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: +83 Italian, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: +34 Polish, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: -1 Dutch, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: -30 Chinese, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: +37 Welsh, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: +47
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 Golden Grove - Gould Creek in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (4,796 people or 46.8%)
  • Australian (3,472 people or 33.9%)
  • Scottish (948 people or 9.3%)
  • Irish (813 people or 7.9%)
  • German (750 people or 7.3%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 10,779 responses in total, or 105.22% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Golden Grove - Gould Creek and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (46.8% compared to 43.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Italian ancestry (5.1% compared to 7.1%)

Emerging groups

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

  • English (+476 persons)
  • Scottish (+186 persons)
  • Irish (+151 persons)
  • Australian (+129 persons)

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