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The three largest ancestries in Hope Valley 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 Hope Valley 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 Hope Valley'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
Hope Valley - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
English
2,87837.742.32,74135.640.0+137
Australian
2,60434.135.22,86737.238.9-263
Italian
7299.56.97099.26.7+20
map this data in atlas.idGerman6228.17.86388.37.6-16
map this data in atlas.idScottish6017.98.15367.07.6+65
Irish
5547.37.34445.86.7+110
Dutch
1552.02.11602.12.3-5
Greek
1261.61.41592.11.5-33
Polish
911.21.61071.41.6-16
Chinese
901.21.5550.71.1+35
Indian
690.90.9240.30.5+45
Welsh
600.80.9440.60.8+16
Hungarian
530.70.5490.60.5+4
Serbian
450.60.4400.50.4+5
Lebanese
440.60.4580.80.4-14
Ukrainian
430.60.4210.30.4+22
Maltese
380.50.5520.70.5-14
Russian
350.50.4340.40.3+1
Inadequately Described
290.40.3210.30.2+8
Croatian
280.40.4180.20.5+10
French
280.40.4260.30.4+2
Filipino
270.40.5220.30.4+5
Austrian
260.30.3180.20.3+8
American
230.30.3150.20.2+8
New Zealander
230.30.3180.20.4+5
Sinhalese
230.30.2210.30.1+2
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Hope Valley - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Not stated3414.53.84756.24.4-134

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% German, City of Tea Tree Gully: 7.8% Scottish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.1% Irish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 7.3% Dutch, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.1% Greek, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.4% Polish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.6% Chinese, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.5% English, Hope Valley: 37.7% Australian, Hope Valley: 34.1% Italian, Hope Valley: 9.5% German, Hope Valley: 8.1% Scottish, Hope Valley: 7.9% Irish, Hope Valley: 7.3% Dutch, Hope Valley: 2.0% Greek, Hope Valley: 1.6% Polish, Hope Valley: 1.2% Chinese, Hope Valley: 1.2%
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, Hope Valley: +137 Australian, Hope Valley: -263 Italian, Hope Valley: +20 German, Hope Valley: -16 Scottish, Hope Valley: +65 Irish, Hope Valley: +110 Dutch, Hope Valley: -5 Greek, Hope Valley: -33 Polish, Hope Valley: -16 Chinese, Hope Valley: +35
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 Hope Valley in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (2,878 people or 37.7%)
  • Australian (2,604 people or 34.1%)
  • Italian (729 people or 9.5%)
  • German (622 people or 8.1%)
  • Scottish (601 people or 7.9%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 7,434 responses in total, or 97.29% of all responses.

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

  • A larger percentage of people with Italian ancestry (9.5% compared to 6.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (37.7% compared to 42.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (34.1% 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 (-263 persons)
  • English (+137 persons)
  • Irish (+110 persons)
  • Scottish (+65 persons)

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