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The three largest ancestries in Wynn Vale 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 Wynn Vale 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 Wynn Vale'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
Wynn Vale - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
English
3,51944.142.33,45841.140.0+61
Australian
2,95137.035.23,38340.238.9-432
map this data in atlas.idScottish6177.78.16517.77.6-34
Irish
6037.67.36147.36.7-11
map this data in atlas.idGerman5787.27.86778.07.6-99
Italian
3944.96.94245.06.7-30
Dutch
1942.42.11962.32.3-2
Polish
1501.91.61722.01.6-22
Chinese
961.21.5971.21.1-1
Welsh
871.10.9981.20.8-11
Greek
791.01.41171.41.5-38
Croatian
640.80.4520.60.5+12
Maltese
540.70.5600.70.5-6
South African
520.70.4400.50.3+12
Hungarian
420.50.5350.40.5+7
Russian
410.50.4310.40.3+10
Serbian
410.50.4290.30.4+12
Filipino
400.50.5310.40.4+9
Indian
310.40.9520.60.5-21
Ukrainian
280.40.4270.30.4+1
Austrian
280.40.3350.40.3-7
Other Southern and East African
280.40.140.00.1+24
Inadequately Described
260.30.3130.20.2+13
French
250.30.4330.40.4-8
American
250.30.3100.10.2+15
Spanish
240.30.2290.30.3-5
Danish
220.30.290.10.2+13
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Wynn Vale - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Not stated3434.33.82773.34.4+66

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% Irish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 7.3% German, City of Tea Tree Gully: 7.8% Italian, City of Tea Tree Gully: 6.9% Dutch, City of Tea Tree Gully: 2.1% Polish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.6% Chinese, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.5% Welsh, City of Tea Tree Gully: 0.9% English, Wynn Vale: 44.1% Australian, Wynn Vale: 37.0% Scottish, Wynn Vale: 7.7% Irish, Wynn Vale: 7.6% German, Wynn Vale: 7.2% Italian, Wynn Vale: 4.9% Dutch, Wynn Vale: 2.4% Polish, Wynn Vale: 1.9% Chinese, Wynn Vale: 1.2% Welsh, Wynn Vale: 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, Wynn Vale: +61 Australian, Wynn Vale: -432 Scottish, Wynn Vale: -34 Irish, Wynn Vale: -11 German, Wynn Vale: -99 Italian, Wynn Vale: -30 Dutch, Wynn Vale: -2 Polish, Wynn Vale: -22 Chinese, Wynn Vale: -1 Welsh, Wynn Vale: -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 Wynn Vale in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (3,519 people or 44.1%)
  • Australian (2,951 people or 37.0%)
  • Scottish (617 people or 7.7%)
  • Irish (603 people or 7.6%)
  • German (578 people or 7.2%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 8,268 responses in total, or 103.69% of all responses.

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

  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (44.1% compared to 42.3%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (37.0% compared to 35.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Italian ancestry (4.9% 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 (-432 persons)
  • German (-99 persons)
  • English (+61 persons)

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