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The three largest ancestries in Highbury - Paracombe in 2011 were English, Australian and Italian.

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 Highbury - Paracombe 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 Highbury - Paracombe'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
Highbury - Paracombe - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
English
2,49537.542.32,30034.640.0+195
Australian
2,18032.835.22,42036.438.9-240
Italian
91813.86.998514.86.7-67
map this data in atlas.idScottish5177.88.14606.97.6+57
map this data in atlas.idGerman5127.77.84707.17.6+42
Irish
4326.57.34136.26.7+19
Polish
1652.51.61492.21.6+16
Greek
1622.41.41652.51.5-3
Dutch
1352.02.11412.12.3-6
Chinese
1011.51.5711.11.1+30
Lebanese
540.80.4300.50.4+24
Welsh
500.80.9420.60.8+8
Russian
490.70.4290.40.3+20
Hungarian
420.60.5340.50.5+8
Indian
420.60.9270.40.5+15
Croatian
370.60.4380.60.5-1
Maltese
340.50.5260.40.5+8
Serbian
330.50.4310.50.4+2
South African
330.50.4190.30.3+14
Ukrainian
320.50.4270.40.4+5
Filipino
320.50.5290.40.4+3
Inadequately Described
300.50.360.10.2+24
Korean
240.40.200.00.1+24
Kurdish
230.30.290.10.2+14
American
220.30.3150.20.2+7
Austrian
210.30.3240.40.3-3
New Zealander
200.30.3320.50.4-12
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Highbury - Paracombe - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Not stated2543.83.83064.64.4-52

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% Italian, City of Tea Tree Gully: 6.9% Scottish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.1% German, City of Tea Tree Gully: 7.8% Irish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 7.3% Polish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.6% Greek, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.4% Dutch, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.1% Chinese, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.5% English, Highbury - Paracombe: 37.5% Australian, Highbury - Paracombe: 32.8% Italian, Highbury - Paracombe: 13.8% Scottish, Highbury - Paracombe: 7.8% German, Highbury - Paracombe: 7.7% Irish, Highbury - Paracombe: 6.5% Polish, Highbury - Paracombe: 2.5% Greek, Highbury - Paracombe: 2.4% Dutch, Highbury - Paracombe: 2.0% Chinese, Highbury - Paracombe: 1.5%
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, Highbury - Paracombe: +195 Australian, Highbury - Paracombe: -240 Italian, Highbury - Paracombe: -67 Scottish, Highbury - Paracombe: +57 German, Highbury - Paracombe: +42 Irish, Highbury - Paracombe: +19 Polish, Highbury - Paracombe: +16 Greek, Highbury - Paracombe: -3 Dutch, Highbury - Paracombe: -6 Chinese, Highbury - Paracombe: +30
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 Highbury - Paracombe in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (2,495 people or 37.5%)
  • Australian (2,180 people or 32.8%)
  • Italian (918 people or 13.8%)
  • Scottish (517 people or 7.8%)
  • German (512 people or 7.7%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 6,622 responses in total, or 99.55% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Highbury - Paracombe and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Italian ancestry (13.8% compared to 6.9%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Greek ancestry (2.4% compared to 1.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (37.5% compared to 42.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (32.8% 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 (-240 persons)
  • English (+195 persons)
  • Italian (-67 persons)
  • Scottish (+57 persons)

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