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Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton

Ancestry

The three largest ancestries in Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton in 2011 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 Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton 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 Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton'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
Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
English
1,85744.142.31,80144.140.0+57
Australian
1,60138.035.21,62039.638.9-19
map this data in atlas.idScottish4129.88.13458.57.6+66
map this data in atlas.idGerman3989.57.83709.07.6+28
Irish
3458.27.33348.26.7+11
Italian
2245.36.92255.56.7-1
Dutch
962.32.1842.12.3+12
Welsh
531.30.9380.90.8+15
Polish
421.01.6370.91.6+5
Chinese
421.01.5320.81.1+10
Greek
330.81.4300.71.5+3
Hungarian
290.70.5391.00.5-10
Indian
240.60.9100.20.5+14
Austrian
220.50.3190.50.3+3
Ukrainian
220.50.4180.40.4+4
Filipino
200.50.5110.30.4+9
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Not stated1313.13.81704.24.4-39

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% Scottish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.1% German, City of Tea Tree Gully: 7.8% Irish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 7.3% Italian, City of Tea Tree Gully: 6.9% Dutch, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.1% Welsh, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.9% Polish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.6% Chinese, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.5% English, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: 44.1% Australian, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: 38.0% Scottish, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: 9.8% German, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: 9.5% Irish, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: 8.2% Italian, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: 5.3% Dutch, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: 2.3% Welsh, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: 1.3% Polish, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: 1.0% Chinese, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: 1.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in ancestry, 2006 to 2011
Change in ancestry, 2006 to 2011 English, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: +57 Australian, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: -19 Scottish, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: +66 German, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: +28 Irish, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: +11 Italian, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: -1 Dutch, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: +12 Welsh, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: +15 Polish, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: +5 Chinese, Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton: +10
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the ancestry responses of the population in Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (1,857 people or 44.1%)
  • Australian (1,601 people or 38.0%)
  • Scottish (412 people or 9.8%)
  • German (398 people or 9.5%)
  • Irish (345 people or 8.2%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 4,613 responses in total, or 109.59% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Tea Tree Gully - Vista - Houghton and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (38.0% compared to 35.2%)
  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (44.1% compared to 42.3%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Scottish ancestry (9.8% compared to 8.1%)
  • A larger percentage of people with German ancestry (9.5% compared to 7.8%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Scottish (+66 persons)
  • English (+57 persons)

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