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The three largest ancestries in Steventon 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 Steventon 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 Steventon 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
Steventon Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
English
7,54047.942.36,75044.740.0+790
Australian
5,80836.935.26,18340.938.9-375
map this data in atlas.idScottish1,4199.08.11,2858.57.6+134
map this data in atlas.idGerman1,3678.77.81,2178.17.6+150
Irish
1,2618.07.31,1287.56.7+133
Italian
6864.46.96064.06.7+80
Dutch
3962.52.13562.42.3+40
Welsh
1791.10.91380.90.8+41
Polish
1711.11.61400.91.6+31
Greek
1120.71.41040.71.5+8
Chinese
970.61.5990.71.1-2
Indian
850.50.9390.30.5+46
Maltese
710.50.5550.40.5+16
Hungarian
680.40.5750.50.5-7
New Zealander
660.40.3440.30.4+22
French
650.40.4520.30.4+13
South African
600.40.4460.30.3+14
Ukrainian
540.30.4410.30.4+13
Filipino
530.30.5380.30.4+15
Russian
520.30.4300.20.3+22
Croatian
500.30.4630.40.5-13
Austrian
480.30.3390.30.3+9
Inadequately Described
480.30.3130.10.2+35
American
430.30.3540.40.2-11
Serbian
350.20.4480.30.4-13
Swedish
320.20.2360.20.1-4
Spanish
310.20.2330.20.3-2
Norwegian
300.20.1190.10.1+11
Lithuanian
280.20.1420.30.1-14
Latvian
250.20.2270.20.2-2
Maori
250.20.180.10.1+17
Romanian
230.10.170.00.1+16
Danish
230.10.2300.20.2-7
Korean
210.10.2150.10.1+6
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Steventon Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Not stated6163.93.86724.44.4-56

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% Greek, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.4% English, Steventon Ward: 47.9% Australian, Steventon Ward: 36.9% Scottish, Steventon Ward: 9.0% German, Steventon Ward: 8.7% Irish, Steventon Ward: 8.0% Italian, Steventon Ward: 4.4% Dutch, Steventon Ward: 2.5% Welsh, Steventon Ward: 1.1% Polish, Steventon Ward: 1.1% Greek, Steventon Ward: 0.7%
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, Steventon Ward: +790 Australian, Steventon Ward: -375 Scottish, Steventon Ward: +134 German, Steventon Ward: +150 Irish, Steventon Ward: +133 Italian, Steventon Ward: +80 Dutch, Steventon Ward: +40 Welsh, Steventon Ward: +41 Polish, Steventon Ward: +31 Greek, Steventon Ward: +8
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 Steventon Ward in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (7,540 people or 47.9%)
  • Australian (5,808 people or 36.9%)
  • Scottish (1,419 people or 9.0%)
  • German (1,367 people or 8.7%)
  • Irish (1,261 people or 8.0%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 17,395 responses in total, or 110.44% of all responses.

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

  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (47.9% compared to 42.3%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (36.9% compared to 35.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Italian ancestry (4.4% compared to 6.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • English (+790 persons)
  • Australian (-375 persons)
  • German (+150 persons)
  • Scottish (+134 persons)

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