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The three largest ancestries in St Agnes in 2016 were English, Australian and Scottish.

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.

Please note: Due to changes in ABS rules around perturbation and additivity of data to protect the confidentiality of individuals in 2016, counts of ancestry groups and totals derived from them may differ slightly from those published by the ABS. For more information see notes on data confidentiality.

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)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
English
1,77842.943.21,74542.742.3+32
Australian
1,41134.133.91,51937.135.2-108
map this data in atlas.idScottish4089.98.83358.28.1+73
Italian
3749.07.13047.46.9+69
map this data in atlas.idGerman3719.08.13769.27.8-5
Irish
3277.98.12987.37.3+28
Dutch
781.92.1902.22.1-12
Indian
721.71.9240.60.9+47
Chinese
651.62.1461.11.5+20
Greek
551.31.4551.31.40
Polish
491.21.5551.31.6-6
Filipino
431.00.7290.70.5+14
Welsh
421.01.0391.00.9+3
Ukrainian
250.60.4290.70.4-4
French
220.50.4270.70.4-5
Lebanese
210.50.4190.50.4+2
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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)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
Not stated1202.93.91503.73.8-30

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Ancestry, 2016
Ancestry, 2016 English, City of Tea Tree Gully: 43.2% Australian, City of Tea Tree Gully: 33.9% Scottish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.8% Italian, City of Tea Tree Gully: 7.1% German, City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.1% Irish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.1% Dutch, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.1% Indian, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.9% Chinese, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.1% Greek, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.4% English, St Agnes: 42.9% Australian, St Agnes: 34.1% Scottish, St Agnes: 9.9% Italian, St Agnes: 9.0% German, St Agnes: 9.0% Irish, St Agnes: 7.9% Dutch, St Agnes: 1.9% Indian, St Agnes: 1.7% Chinese, St Agnes: 1.6% Greek, St Agnes: 1.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in ancestry, 2011 to 2016
Change in ancestry, 2011 to 2016 English, St Agnes: +32 Australian, St Agnes: -108 Scottish, St Agnes: +73 Italian, St Agnes: +69 German, St Agnes: -5 Irish, St Agnes: +28 Dutch, St Agnes: -12 Indian, St Agnes: +47 Chinese, St Agnes: +20 Greek, St Agnes: 0
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (1,778 people or 42.9%)
  • Australian (1,411 people or 34.1%)
  • Scottish (408 people or 9.9%)
  • Italian (374 people or 9.0%)
  • German (371 people or 9.0%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 4,342 responses in total, or 104.88% 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 Italian ancestry (9.0% compared to 7.1%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Scottish ancestry (9.9% compared to 8.8%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the reported ancestries of the population in this area between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Australian (-108 persons)
  • Scottish (+73 persons)
  • Italian (+69 persons)

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