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Para Hills - Gulf View Heights

Ancestry

The three largest ancestries in Para Hills - Gulf View Heights in 2011 were English, Australian and German.

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 Para Hills - Gulf View Heights 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 Para Hills - Gulf View Heights'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
Para Hills - Gulf View Heights - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
English
47439.042.349839.740.0-24
Australian
38431.635.247237.638.9-87
map this data in atlas.idGerman978.07.8866.97.6+11
Irish
917.57.3735.86.7+18
map this data in atlas.idScottish857.08.11108.87.6-25
Italian
675.56.9645.16.7+3
Greek
242.01.4231.81.5+1
Dutch
211.82.1262.12.3-5
Polish
201.61.6151.21.6+5

Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Para Hills - Gulf View Heights - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Not stated645.33.8473.84.4+17

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% German, City of Tea Tree Gully: 7.8% Irish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 7.3% Scottish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.1% Italian, City of Tea Tree Gully: 6.9% Greek, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.4% Dutch, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.1% Polish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.6% English, Para Hills - Gulf View Heights: 39.0% Australian, Para Hills - Gulf View Heights: 31.6% German, Para Hills - Gulf View Heights: 8.0% Irish, Para Hills - Gulf View Heights: 7.5% Scottish, Para Hills - Gulf View Heights: 7.0% Italian, Para Hills - Gulf View Heights: 5.5% Greek, Para Hills - Gulf View Heights: 2.0% Dutch, Para Hills - Gulf View Heights: 1.8% Polish, Para Hills - Gulf View Heights: 1.6%
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, Para Hills - Gulf View Heights: -24 Australian, Para Hills - Gulf View Heights: -87 German, Para Hills - Gulf View Heights: +11 Irish, Para Hills - Gulf View Heights: +18 Scottish, Para Hills - Gulf View Heights: -25 Italian, Para Hills - Gulf View Heights: +3 Greek, Para Hills - Gulf View Heights: +1 Dutch, Para Hills - Gulf View Heights: -5 Polish, Para Hills - Gulf View Heights: +5
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 Para Hills - Gulf View Heights in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (474 people or 39.0%)
  • Australian (384 people or 31.6%)
  • German (97 people or 8.0%)
  • Irish (91 people or 7.5%)
  • Scottish (85 people or 7.0%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 1,131 responses in total, or 93.15% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Para Hills - Gulf View Heights and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (31.6% compared to 35.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (39.0% compared to 42.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Italian ancestry (5.5% compared to 6.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Scottish ancestry (7.0% compared to 8.1%)

Emerging groups

The largest change in the reported ancestries of the population in this area between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • Australian (-87 persons)

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