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The three largest ancestries in Pedare 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 Pedare 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 Pedare 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
Pedare Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
English
8,27345.442.37,94742.840.0+326
Australian
6,83937.535.27,37639.738.9-537
map this data in atlas.idScottish1,4888.28.11,4507.87.6+38
Irish
1,2857.07.31,2776.96.7+8
map this data in atlas.idGerman1,2606.97.81,1916.47.6+69
Italian
9455.26.98934.86.7+52
Dutch
4342.42.14572.52.3-23
Polish
3692.01.63812.11.6-12
Greek
2011.11.42091.11.5-8
Chinese
1690.91.51350.71.1+34
Indian
1660.90.91490.80.5+17
South African
1250.70.4900.50.3+35
Welsh
1240.70.91670.90.8-43
Maltese
1100.60.51050.60.5+5
Russian
880.50.4760.40.3+12
Hungarian
850.50.5960.50.5-11
Serbian
830.50.4570.30.4+26
Filipino
760.40.5760.40.40
Croatian
650.40.4780.40.5-13
New Zealander
640.40.3580.30.4+6
Spanish
580.30.2520.30.3+6
Kurdish
550.30.2340.20.2+21
French
520.30.4410.20.4+11
American
510.30.3440.20.2+7
Inadequately Described
500.30.3350.20.2+15
Ukrainian
490.30.4550.30.4-6
Danish
470.30.2290.20.2+18
Vietnamese
450.20.2400.20.2+5
Czech
400.20.1170.10.1+23
Sudanese
390.20.2220.10.2+17
Austrian
350.20.3260.10.3+9
Lebanese
340.20.4180.10.4+16
Latvian
310.20.2330.20.2-2
Maori
280.20.1100.10.1+18
Salvadoran
280.20.0170.10.0+11
Canadian
280.20.1160.10.1+12
Slovak
280.20.1190.10.1+9
Swedish
270.10.2310.20.1-4
Other British
260.10.1160.10.1+10
Korean
230.10.2100.10.1+13
Lithuanian
220.10.1260.10.1-4
Sinhalese
210.10.2210.10.10
Other North American
200.10.060.00.0+14
Finnish
200.10.1260.10.1-6
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Pedare Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Not stated5623.13.87394.04.4-177

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% Greek, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.4% Chinese, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.5% English, Pedare Ward: 45.4% Australian, Pedare Ward: 37.5% Scottish, Pedare Ward: 8.2% Irish, Pedare Ward: 7.0% German, Pedare Ward: 6.9% Italian, Pedare Ward: 5.2% Dutch, Pedare Ward: 2.4% Polish, Pedare Ward: 2.0% Greek, Pedare Ward: 1.1% Chinese, Pedare Ward: 0.9%
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, Pedare Ward: +326 Australian, Pedare Ward: -537 Scottish, Pedare Ward: +38 Irish, Pedare Ward: +8 German, Pedare Ward: +69 Italian, Pedare Ward: +52 Dutch, Pedare Ward: -23 Polish, Pedare Ward: -12 Greek, Pedare Ward: -8 Chinese, Pedare Ward: +34
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 Pedare Ward in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (8,273 people or 45.4%)
  • Australian (6,839 people or 37.5%)
  • Scottish (1,488 people or 8.2%)
  • Irish (1,285 people or 7.0%)
  • German (1,260 people or 6.9%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 19,145 responses in total, or 105.01% of all responses.

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

  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (45.4% compared to 42.3%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (37.5% compared to 35.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Italian ancestry (5.2% 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 (-537 persons)
  • English (+326 persons)
  • German (+69 persons)
  • Italian (+52 persons)

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