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Golden Grove - Gould Creek

Ancestry

The three largest ancestries in Golden Grove - Gould Creek in 2011 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.

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)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
English
4,32045.842.33,81542.640.0+505
Australian
3,34435.435.23,49439.038.9-150
map this data in atlas.idScottish7638.18.16647.47.6+99
map this data in atlas.idGerman6677.17.85376.07.6+131
Irish
6637.07.36136.86.7+50
Italian
4905.26.94344.86.7+56
Dutch
2202.32.12302.62.3-9
Polish
2032.21.62112.41.6-8
Chinese
1171.21.5790.91.1+38
Indian
1011.10.9770.90.5+24
Greek
790.81.4961.11.5-16
Welsh
760.80.9901.00.8-14
South African
640.70.4410.50.3+23
Maltese
580.60.5520.60.5+6
Filipino
580.60.5470.50.4+11
Serbian
570.60.4270.30.4+30
Russian
470.50.4410.50.3+6
Hungarian
410.40.5380.40.5+3
Kurdish
380.40.2210.20.2+17
American
360.40.3320.40.2+5
Ukrainian
310.30.4290.30.4+2
Spanish
290.30.2250.30.3+4
Croatian
280.30.4310.30.5-2
New Zealander
250.30.3410.50.4-16
Vietnamese
240.30.2180.20.2+6
Inadequately Described
220.20.3230.30.2-1
Korean
210.20.2100.10.1+11
Latvian
200.20.270.10.2+13
Bengali
200.20.130.00.0+17
French
200.20.490.10.4+11
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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)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Not stated2843.03.83073.44.4-23

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% Scottish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.1% German, City of Tea Tree Gully: 7.8% 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% Chinese, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.5% Indian, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.9% English, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: 45.8% Australian, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: 35.4% Scottish, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: 8.1% German, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: 7.1% Irish, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: 7.0% Italian, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: 5.2% Dutch, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: 2.3% Polish, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: 2.2% Chinese, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: 1.2% Indian, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: 1.1%
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, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: +505 Australian, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: -150 Scottish, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: +99 German, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: +131 Irish, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: +50 Italian, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: +56 Dutch, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: -9 Polish, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: -8 Chinese, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: +38 Indian, Golden Grove - Gould Creek: +24
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 Golden Grove - Gould Creek in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (4,320 people or 45.8%)
  • Australian (3,344 people or 35.4%)
  • Scottish (763 people or 8.1%)
  • German (667 people or 7.1%)
  • Irish (663 people or 7.0%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 9,757 responses in total, or 103.37% 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 (45.8% compared to 42.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Italian ancestry (5.2% 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 (+505 persons)
  • Australian (-150 persons)
  • German (+131 persons)
  • Scottish (+99 persons)

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