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The three largest ancestries in Hyde Park 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 Hyde Park 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 Hyde Park'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
Hyde Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
English
63736.535.859535.133.3+42
Australian
51629.631.062436.836.7-108
map this data in atlas.idScottish17810.29.31599.48.5+19
map this data in atlas.idIrish1709.79.71358.09.2+35
German
1227.07.61217.16.9+1
Greek
1166.76.0885.26.2+28
Italian
1025.95.9935.56.1+9
Chinese
673.94.4311.83.3+36
Indian
553.21.8311.81.0+24

Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Hyde Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
Not stated643.75.71066.36.2-42

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 Unley: 35.8% Australian, City of Unley: 31.0% Scottish, City of Unley: 9.3% Irish, City of Unley: 9.7% German, City of Unley: 7.6% Greek, City of Unley: 6.0% Italian, City of Unley: 5.9% Chinese, City of Unley: 4.4% Indian, City of Unley: 1.8% English, Hyde Park: 36.5% Australian, Hyde Park: 29.6% Scottish, Hyde Park: 10.2% Irish, Hyde Park: 9.7% German, Hyde Park: 7.0% Greek, Hyde Park: 6.7% Italian, Hyde Park: 5.9% Chinese, Hyde Park: 3.9% Indian, Hyde Park: 3.2%
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, Hyde Park: +42 Australian, Hyde Park: -108 Scottish, Hyde Park: +19 Irish, Hyde Park: +35 German, Hyde Park: +1 Greek, Hyde Park: +28 Italian, Hyde Park: +9 Chinese, Hyde Park: +36 Indian, Hyde Park: +24
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 Hyde Park in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (637 people or 36.5%)
  • Australian (516 people or 29.6%)
  • Scottish (178 people or 10.2%)
  • Irish (170 people or 9.7%)
  • German (122 people or 7.0%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 1,623 responses in total, or 93.03% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Hyde Park and the City of Unley were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Indian ancestry (3.2% compared to 1.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (29.6% compared to 31.0%)

Emerging groups

The largest change in the reported ancestries of the population in this area between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • Australian (-108 persons)

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