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The three largest ancestries in Holden Hill 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 Holden Hill 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 Holden Hill'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
Holden Hill - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
English
86933.342.381132.040.0+58
Australian
73328.135.279931.538.9-66
Italian
2429.36.92248.86.7+18
map this data in atlas.idScottish1857.18.11716.77.6+14
Irish
1806.97.31606.36.7+20
map this data in atlas.idGerman1535.97.82028.07.6-49
Chinese
923.51.5612.41.1+31
Greek
672.61.4712.81.5-4
Indian
602.30.9220.90.5+38
Other Central Asian
471.80.3210.80.2+26
Polish
351.31.6431.71.6-8
Inadequately Described
281.10.3110.40.2+17
Dutch
261.02.1471.92.3-21
Filipino
261.00.5230.90.4+3
Spanish
200.80.2150.60.3+5
Welsh
200.80.9150.60.8+5
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Holden Hill - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Not stated1295.03.81536.04.4-24

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% Irish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 7.3% German, City of Tea Tree Gully: 7.8% Chinese, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.5% Greek, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.4% Indian, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.9% Other Central Asian, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.3% English, Holden Hill: 33.3% Australian, Holden Hill: 28.1% Italian, Holden Hill: 9.3% Scottish, Holden Hill: 7.1% Irish, Holden Hill: 6.9% German, Holden Hill: 5.9% Chinese, Holden Hill: 3.5% Greek, Holden Hill: 2.6% Indian, Holden Hill: 2.3% Other Central Asian, Holden Hill: 1.8%
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, Holden Hill: +58 Australian, Holden Hill: -66 Italian, Holden Hill: +18 Scottish, Holden Hill: +14 Irish, Holden Hill: +20 German, Holden Hill: -49 Chinese, Holden Hill: +31 Greek, Holden Hill: -4 Indian, Holden Hill: +38 Other Central Asian, Holden Hill: +26
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 Holden Hill in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (869 people or 33.3%)
  • Australian (733 people or 28.1%)
  • Italian (242 people or 9.3%)
  • Scottish (185 people or 7.1%)
  • Irish (180 people or 6.9%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 2,209 responses in total, or 84.77% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Holden Hill and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Italian ancestry (9.3% compared to 6.9%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Chinese ancestry (3.5% compared to 1.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (33.3% compared to 42.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (28.1% 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 (-66 persons)
  • English (+58 persons)

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