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The three largest ancestries in Drumminor Ward 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 Drumminor Ward 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 Drumminor Ward'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
Drumminor Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
English
6,34942.942.36,06440.940.0+285
Australian
5,35136.235.25,91639.938.9-565
map this data in atlas.idGerman1,2318.37.81,1908.07.6+41
map this data in atlas.idScottish1,2128.28.11,1137.57.6+99
Irish
1,0957.47.31,0367.06.7+59
Italian
8996.16.97845.36.7+115
Dutch
3602.42.13422.32.3+18
Polish
2771.91.62241.51.6+53
Chinese
1911.31.5940.61.1+97
Greek
1691.11.41921.31.5-23
Welsh
1521.00.91300.90.8+22
Indian
950.60.9560.40.5+39
Filipino
870.60.5420.30.4+45
Maltese
760.50.5570.40.5+19
Hungarian
720.50.5680.50.5+4
Croatian
710.50.4680.50.5+3
Lebanese
710.50.4680.50.4+3
Serbian
680.50.4450.30.4+23
South African
670.50.4350.20.3+32
French
580.40.4760.50.4-18
Ukrainian
510.30.4670.50.4-16
New Zealander
490.30.3420.30.4+7
Danish
450.30.2300.20.2+15
Russian
420.30.4360.20.3+6
Latvian
400.30.2420.30.2-2
Austrian
400.30.3250.20.3+15
Other Central Asian
370.30.3100.10.2+27
Spanish
360.20.2480.30.3-12
Canadian
350.20.1260.20.1+9
Swedish
340.20.2250.20.1+9
Inadequately Described
320.20.3250.20.2+7
Sinhalese
280.20.2190.10.1+9
Korean
280.20.2130.10.1+15
Vietnamese
270.20.2210.10.2+6
American
250.20.3230.20.2+2
Chilean
230.20.1220.10.1+1
Australian Aboriginal
230.20.190.10.1+14
Sudanese
230.20.2210.10.2+2
Czech
220.10.1120.10.1+10
Iranian
220.10.1130.10.1+9
Syrian
210.10.190.10.0+12
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Drumminor Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Not stated5813.93.86564.44.4-75

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% Irish, City of Tea Tree Gully: 7.3% 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% Greek, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.4% English, Drumminor Ward: 42.9% Australian, Drumminor Ward: 36.2% German, Drumminor Ward: 8.3% Scottish, Drumminor Ward: 8.2% Irish, Drumminor Ward: 7.4% Italian, Drumminor Ward: 6.1% Dutch, Drumminor Ward: 2.4% Polish, Drumminor Ward: 1.9% Chinese, Drumminor Ward: 1.3% Greek, Drumminor Ward: 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, Drumminor Ward: +285 Australian, Drumminor Ward: -565 German, Drumminor Ward: +41 Scottish, Drumminor Ward: +99 Irish, Drumminor Ward: +59 Italian, Drumminor Ward: +115 Dutch, Drumminor Ward: +18 Polish, Drumminor Ward: +53 Chinese, Drumminor Ward: +97 Greek, Drumminor Ward: -23
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 Drumminor Ward in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (6,349 people or 42.9%)
  • Australian (5,351 people or 36.2%)
  • German (1,231 people or 8.3%)
  • Scottish (1,212 people or 8.2%)
  • Irish (1,095 people or 7.4%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 15,238 responses in total, or 102.97% of all responses.

There were no major differences between Drumminor Ward and City of Tea Tree Gully in 2011.

Emerging groups

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

  • Australian (-565 persons)
  • English (+285 persons)
  • Italian (+115 persons)
  • Scottish (+99 persons)

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