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Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East

Ancestry

The three largest ancestries in Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East 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 Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East 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 Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East'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
Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
English
4,51845.742.34,27743.140.0+241
Australian
3,86539.135.23,98540.138.9-120
map this data in atlas.idScottish8398.58.18188.27.6+21
Irish
7007.17.36886.96.7+12
map this data in atlas.idGerman6786.97.86736.87.6+5
Italian
5215.36.94914.96.7+30
Dutch
2322.32.12322.32.30
Polish
1801.81.61731.71.6+7
Greek
1261.31.41161.21.5+10
Indian
690.70.9720.70.5-3
Welsh
630.60.9770.80.8-14
Maltese
610.60.5530.50.5+8
South African
610.60.4490.50.3+12
Chinese
560.61.5560.61.10
Hungarian
480.50.5580.60.5-10
Croatian
470.50.4500.50.5-3
Russian
440.40.4400.40.3+4
New Zealander
390.40.3170.20.4+22
Sudanese
390.40.2180.20.2+21
French
350.40.4320.30.4+3
Serbian
310.30.4300.30.4+1
Spanish
290.30.2270.30.3+2
Danish
290.30.2150.20.2+14
Inadequately Described
280.30.3120.10.2+16
Czech
240.20.1110.10.1+13
Vietnamese
240.20.2220.20.2+2
Austrian
230.20.390.10.3+14
Kurdish
220.20.2130.10.2+9
Lebanese
220.20.4150.20.4+7
Ukrainian
220.20.4260.30.4-4
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Not stated3073.13.84424.54.4-135

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% Irish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 7.3% German, City of Tea Tree Gully: 7.8% Italian, City of Tea Tree Gully: 6.9% Dutch, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.1% Polish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.6% Greek, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.4% Indian, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.9% English, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 45.7% Australian, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 39.1% Scottish, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 8.5% Irish, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 7.1% German, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 6.9% Italian, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 5.3% Dutch, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 2.3% Polish, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 1.8% Greek, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 1.3% Indian, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 0.7%
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, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: +241 Australian, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: -120 Scottish, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: +21 Irish, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: +12 German, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: +5 Italian, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: +30 Dutch, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: 0 Polish, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: +7 Greek, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: +10 Indian, Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East: -3
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (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 Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (4,518 people or 45.7%)
  • Australian (3,865 people or 39.1%)
  • Scottish (839 people or 8.5%)
  • Irish (700 people or 7.1%)
  • German (678 people or 6.9%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 10,600 responses in total, or 107.10% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Greenwith - Salisbury Heights - Salisbury East and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (39.1% compared to 35.2%)
  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (45.7% compared to 42.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Italian ancestry (5.3% 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 (+241 persons)
  • Australian (-120 persons)

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