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The three largest ancestries in Redwood Park 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 Redwood Park 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 Redwood Park'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
Redwood Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
English
2,35343.942.32,26040.840.0+93
Australian
2,13339.835.22,35042.438.9-217
map this data in atlas.idGerman4568.57.84598.37.6-3
Irish
4538.47.33786.86.7+75
map this data in atlas.idScottish4448.38.13937.17.6+51
Italian
3075.76.92895.26.7+18
Dutch
1292.42.11412.52.3-12
Polish
931.71.6771.41.6+16
Greek
591.11.4671.21.5-8
Welsh
571.10.9520.90.8+5
Chinese
521.01.5480.91.1+4
Serbian
360.70.4190.30.4+17
South African
350.70.490.20.3+26
Maltese
280.50.5260.50.5+2
Hungarian
260.50.5290.50.5-3
Croatian
250.50.4290.50.5-4
Lebanese
240.40.4200.40.4+4
Ukrainian
210.40.4390.70.4-18
New Zealander
200.40.3210.40.4-1
Austrian
200.40.3130.20.3+7
Russian
200.40.4230.40.3-3
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Redwood Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Not stated1432.73.82113.84.4-68

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% Dutch, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.1% Polish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.6% Greek, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.4% Welsh, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.9% English, Redwood Park: 43.9% Australian, Redwood Park: 39.8% German, Redwood Park: 8.5% Irish, Redwood Park: 8.4% Scottish, Redwood Park: 8.3% Italian, Redwood Park: 5.7% Dutch, Redwood Park: 2.4% Polish, Redwood Park: 1.7% Greek, Redwood Park: 1.1% Welsh, Redwood Park: 1.1%
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, Redwood Park: +93 Australian, Redwood Park: -217 German, Redwood Park: -3 Irish, Redwood Park: +75 Scottish, Redwood Park: +51 Italian, Redwood Park: +18 Dutch, Redwood Park: -12 Polish, Redwood Park: +16 Greek, Redwood Park: -8 Welsh, Redwood Park: +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 Redwood Park in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (2,353 people or 43.9%)
  • Australian (2,133 people or 39.8%)
  • German (456 people or 8.5%)
  • Irish (453 people or 8.4%)
  • Scottish (444 people or 8.3%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 5,839 responses in total, or 108.81% of all responses.

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

  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (39.8% compared to 35.2%)
  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (43.9% compared to 42.3%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Irish ancestry (8.4% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Italian ancestry (5.7% compared to 6.9%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the reported ancestries of the population in this area between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Australian (-217 persons)
  • English (+93 persons)
  • Irish (+75 persons)
  • Scottish (+51 persons)

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