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The three largest ancestries in St Agnes 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 St Agnes 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 St Agnes'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
St Agnes - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
English
1,74642.742.31,63940.340.0+107
Australian
1,52037.135.21,67941.238.9-159
map this data in atlas.idGerman3769.27.83488.67.6+28
map this data in atlas.idScottish3358.28.13147.77.6+21
Italian
3057.46.92786.86.7+27
Irish
2997.37.32736.76.7+26
Dutch
902.22.1741.82.3+17
Greek
551.31.4531.31.5+3
Polish
551.31.6511.31.6+4
Chinese
461.11.5360.91.1+11
Welsh
391.00.9270.70.8+12
Ukrainian
290.70.4190.50.4+10
Filipino
290.70.5140.30.4+16
French
270.70.4110.30.4+17
Indian
250.60.970.20.5+18
South African
230.60.4190.50.3+4
Hungarian
220.50.5230.60.5-1
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
St Agnes - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Not stated1513.73.81924.74.4-41

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% Scottish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.1% Italian, City of Tea Tree Gully: 6.9% Irish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 7.3% Dutch, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.1% Polish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.6% Greek, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.4% Chinese, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.5% English, St Agnes: 42.7% Australian, St Agnes: 37.1% German, St Agnes: 9.2% Scottish, St Agnes: 8.2% Italian, St Agnes: 7.4% Irish, St Agnes: 7.3% Dutch, St Agnes: 2.2% Polish, St Agnes: 1.3% Greek, St Agnes: 1.3% Chinese, St Agnes: 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, St Agnes: +107 Australian, St Agnes: -159 German, St Agnes: +28 Scottish, St Agnes: +21 Italian, St Agnes: +27 Irish, St Agnes: +26 Dutch, St Agnes: +17 Polish, St Agnes: +4 Greek, St Agnes: +3 Chinese, St Agnes: +11
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 St Agnes in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (1,746 people or 42.7%)
  • Australian (1,520 people or 37.1%)
  • German (376 people or 9.2%)
  • Scottish (335 people or 8.2%)
  • Italian (305 people or 7.4%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 4,282 responses in total, or 104.65% of all responses.

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

  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (37.1% compared to 35.2%)
  • A larger percentage of people with German ancestry (9.2% compared to 7.8%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Australian (-159 persons)
  • English (+107 persons)

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