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The three largest ancestries in Deer Park in 2011 were English, Australian and Vietnamese.

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 Deer 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 Deer 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
Deer Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
English
2,39814.711.81,93615.911.8+462
Australian
2,22713.612.92,23418.415.1-8
map this data in atlas.idVietnamese1,5049.212.89858.110.7+520
Maltese
1,1447.06.71,21510.08.1-71
map this data in atlas.idItalian9645.97.09157.57.8+49
Chinese
8995.55.94383.65.1+461
Filipino
8945.53.64733.93.1+421
Indian
5803.54.31341.12.2+446
Irish
5663.53.15004.13.2+66
Scottish
4672.92.54033.32.5+64
Macedonian
4262.63.34063.33.7+20
Greek
3812.33.93963.34.6-14
Turkish
3492.11.52732.21.8+76
German
3091.91.82592.12.0+51
Croatian
2641.62.92762.33.5-12
Polish
2271.41.62412.02.0-14
Serbian
2031.21.41971.61.6+6
Samoan
1971.20.6710.60.4+126
Maori
1871.10.5590.50.4+127
Spanish
1791.10.81291.10.9+51
Sinhalese
1731.10.8840.70.6+89
Ethiopian
1420.90.4730.60.3+69
Sudanese
1350.80.8680.60.8+67
Pakistani
1300.80.4150.10.2+116
Lebanese
1220.71.01090.91.1+13
Chilean
1150.70.5900.70.5+25
Tongan
1120.70.2620.50.2+50
Cypriot
1040.60.6390.30.3+65
New Zealander
930.60.3220.20.2+72
Dutch
890.50.5820.70.6+7
Inadequately Described
790.50.5540.40.4+25
Bosnian
770.50.7910.80.8-15
Salvadoran
740.50.2430.40.2+31
Hungarian
710.40.3740.60.4-3
Ukrainian
660.40.5460.40.6+20
Portuguese
650.40.3800.70.4-15
Cook Islander
650.40.100.00.1+65
Punjabi
570.30.380.10.1+49
Thai
570.30.2220.20.1+35
Albanian
530.30.6420.30.6+11
Timorese
510.30.4260.20.3+26
Afghan
500.30.1270.20.1+23
Arab not further described
490.30.2280.20.2+21
Other Indian subcontinent
460.30.300.00.1+46
Fijian
440.30.2140.10.1+31
Slovene
430.30.3350.30.3+8
Egyptian
420.30.6420.30.6-1
Russian
410.30.2410.30.30
Other Southern and East African
410.20.300.00.1+41
Bengali
350.20.230.00.1+32
Central and West African
340.20.260.00.1+29
Somali
340.20.1110.10.1+23
Welsh
340.20.1130.10.2+21
Romanian
320.20.2270.20.3+5
French
310.20.2320.30.2-1
Indonesian
300.20.1150.10.1+15
Austrian
280.20.2230.20.2+5
Lao
280.20.2170.10.2+12
Malay
280.20.100.00.1+28
Argentinian
260.20.2210.20.2+5
Other Oceanian (inc. Melanesia & Micronesia)
250.20.180.10.1+17
Other North American
220.10.1160.10.1+6
American
220.10.1100.10.1+12
Eritrean
210.10.290.10.1+13
Korean
200.10.100.00.1+20
Uruguayan
200.10.1210.20.1-1
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Deer Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Not stated1,73510.69.21,1149.210.0+620

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 Brimbank: 11.8% Australian, City of Brimbank: 12.9% Vietnamese, City of Brimbank: 12.8% Maltese, City of Brimbank: 6.7% Italian, City of Brimbank: 7.0% Chinese, City of Brimbank: 5.9% Filipino, City of Brimbank: 3.6% Indian, City of Brimbank: 4.3% Irish, City of Brimbank: 3.1% Scottish, City of Brimbank: 2.5% English, Deer Park: 14.7% Australian, Deer Park: 13.6% Vietnamese, Deer Park: 9.2% Maltese, Deer Park: 7.0% Italian, Deer Park: 5.9% Chinese, Deer Park: 5.5% Filipino, Deer Park: 5.5% Indian, Deer Park: 3.5% Irish, Deer Park: 3.5% Scottish, Deer Park: 2.9%
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, Deer Park: +462 Australian, Deer Park: -8 Vietnamese, Deer Park: +520 Maltese, Deer Park: -71 Italian, Deer Park: +49 Chinese, Deer Park: +461 Filipino, Deer Park: +421 Indian, Deer Park: +446 Irish, Deer Park: +66 Scottish, Deer Park: +64
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 Deer Park in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (2,398 people or 14.7%)
  • Australian (2,227 people or 13.6%)
  • Vietnamese (1,504 people or 9.2%)
  • Maltese (1,144 people or 7.0%)
  • Italian (964 people or 5.9%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 8,237 responses in total, or 50.33% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Deer Park and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (14.7% compared to 11.8%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Filipino ancestry (5.5% compared to 3.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Vietnamese ancestry (9.2% compared to 12.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Greek ancestry (2.3% compared to 3.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Vietnamese (+520 persons)
  • English (+462 persons)
  • Chinese (+461 persons)
  • Indian (+446 persons)

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