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Clarence Park Ward

Ancestry

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The three largest ancestries in Clarence Park 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 Clarence Park 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 Clarence Park 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
Clarence Park Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
English
2,45936.435.82,12932.433.3+330
Australian
2,18532.331.02,34435.736.7-160
map this data in atlas.idScottish6519.69.35688.78.5+83
map this data in atlas.idIrish5888.79.76019.29.2-13
German
5668.47.64777.36.9+88
Chinese
3635.44.43174.83.3+46
Italian
2894.35.92804.36.1+9
Greek
2333.56.02283.56.2+5
Indian
1342.01.8350.51.0+98
Dutch
891.31.3851.31.3+4
Korean
500.70.6300.50.3+20
Iranian
480.70.4250.40.2+22
Welsh
480.70.8310.50.7+18
Sinhalese
420.60.3160.20.2+26
Vietnamese
400.60.4110.20.2+28
Polish
360.51.1600.91.2-24
South African
320.50.3160.20.4+17
American
320.50.3100.20.2+22
Lebanese
310.50.5310.50.40
Croatian
300.50.5260.40.5+4
Malay
270.40.2200.30.2+6
Filipino
250.40.3120.20.2+13
New Zealander
250.40.5390.60.5-14
Japanese
250.40.3140.20.3+11
Cypriot
230.30.2120.20.1+11
Maltese
210.30.3130.20.3+9
Ukrainian
210.30.4110.20.4+10
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Clarence Park Ward - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
Not stated4446.65.771710.96.2-274

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% Chinese, City of Unley: 4.4% Italian, City of Unley: 5.9% Greek, City of Unley: 6.0% Indian, City of Unley: 1.8% Dutch, City of Unley: 1.3% English, Clarence Park Ward: 36.4% Australian, Clarence Park Ward: 32.3% Scottish, Clarence Park Ward: 9.6% Irish, Clarence Park Ward: 8.7% German, Clarence Park Ward: 8.4% Chinese, Clarence Park Ward: 5.4% Italian, Clarence Park Ward: 4.3% Greek, Clarence Park Ward: 3.5% Indian, Clarence Park Ward: 2.0% Dutch, Clarence Park Ward: 1.3%
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, Clarence Park Ward: +330 Australian, Clarence Park Ward: -160 Scottish, Clarence Park Ward: +83 Irish, Clarence Park Ward: -13 German, Clarence Park Ward: +88 Chinese, Clarence Park Ward: +46 Italian, Clarence Park Ward: +9 Greek, Clarence Park Ward: +5 Indian, Clarence Park Ward: +98 Dutch, Clarence Park Ward: +4
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 Clarence Park Ward in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (2,459 people or 36.4%)
  • Australian (2,185 people or 32.3%)
  • Scottish (651 people or 9.6%)
  • Irish (588 people or 8.7%)
  • German (566 people or 8.4%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 6,449 responses in total, or 95.36% of all responses.

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

  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (32.3% compared to 31.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Greek ancestry (3.5% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Italian ancestry (4.3% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Irish ancestry (8.7% compared to 9.7%)

Emerging groups

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

  • English (+330 persons)
  • Australian (-160 persons)
  • Indian (+98 persons)
  • German (+88 persons)

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