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The three largest ancestries in Hillcott Ward 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 Hillcott 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 Hillcott 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
Hillcott Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
English
6,43944.142.36,41641.740.0+23
Australian
5,32036.435.26,21840.538.9-898
map this data in atlas.idScottish1,1728.08.11,2648.27.6-92
Irish
1,1137.67.31,0937.16.7+20
map this data in atlas.idGerman1,0937.57.81,2278.07.6-134
Italian
7315.06.97314.86.70
Dutch
3182.22.13182.12.30
Polish
2481.71.62601.71.6-12
Chinese
1891.31.51601.01.1+29
Greek
1661.11.42101.41.5-44
Welsh
1391.00.91380.90.8+1
Maltese
1010.70.51040.70.5-3
Croatian
1000.70.4940.60.5+6
Hungarian
790.50.5770.50.5+2
South African
740.50.4680.40.3+6
Filipino
730.50.5370.20.4+36
Indian
720.50.9780.50.5-6
Serbian
700.50.4450.30.4+25
Russian
670.50.4450.30.3+22
American
570.40.3330.20.2+24
French
530.40.4610.40.4-8
Ukrainian
520.40.4420.30.4+10
New Zealander
480.30.3890.60.4-41
Inadequately Described
470.30.3200.10.2+27
Danish
450.30.2210.10.2+24
Lebanese
440.30.4460.30.4-2
Spanish
430.30.2490.30.3-6
Austrian
400.30.3730.50.3-33
Australian Aboriginal
350.20.1210.10.1+14
Japanese
320.20.1200.10.1+12
Other Southern and East African
310.20.140.00.1+27
Maori
260.20.1280.20.1-2
Afghan
250.20.100.00.0+25
Canadian
230.20.1240.20.1-1
Iranian
220.20.1310.20.1-9
Thai
220.20.1100.10.1+12
Vietnamese
220.20.2380.20.2-16
Korean
210.10.230.00.1+18
Latvian
210.10.2350.20.2-14
Sinhalese
210.10.2230.10.1-2
Slovene
200.10.1220.10.1-2
Portuguese
200.10.130.00.1+17
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Hillcott Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Not stated5794.03.85093.34.4+70

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% Greek, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.4% English, Hillcott Ward: 44.1% Australian, Hillcott Ward: 36.4% Scottish, Hillcott Ward: 8.0% Irish, Hillcott Ward: 7.6% German, Hillcott Ward: 7.5% Italian, Hillcott Ward: 5.0% Dutch, Hillcott Ward: 2.2% Polish, Hillcott Ward: 1.7% Chinese, Hillcott Ward: 1.3% Greek, Hillcott 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, Hillcott Ward: +23 Australian, Hillcott Ward: -898 Scottish, Hillcott Ward: -92 Irish, Hillcott Ward: +20 German, Hillcott Ward: -134 Italian, Hillcott Ward: 0 Dutch, Hillcott Ward: 0 Polish, Hillcott Ward: -12 Chinese, Hillcott Ward: +29 Greek, Hillcott Ward: -44
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 Hillcott Ward in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (6,439 people or 44.1%)
  • Australian (5,320 people or 36.4%)
  • Scottish (1,172 people or 8.0%)
  • Irish (1,113 people or 7.6%)
  • German (1,093 people or 7.5%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 15,137 responses in total, or 103.68% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Hillcott Ward 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 (36.4% compared to 35.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Italian ancestry (5.0% 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 (-898 persons)
  • German (-134 persons)
  • Scottish (-92 persons)

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