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Keilor Park and District

Ancestry

The three largest ancestries in Keilor Park and District in 2011 were Italian, Australian and English.

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 Keilor Park and District 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 Keilor Park and District'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
Keilor Park and District - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idItalian81431.87.088433.37.8-70
Australian
50419.712.952719.915.1-23
English
43216.911.842115.911.8+11
Greek
1676.53.91455.54.6+22
Irish
1495.83.11264.83.2+23
Scottish
1264.92.5993.72.5+27
Maltese
993.96.71114.28.1-12
German
652.51.8642.42.0+1
Chinese
481.95.9411.55.1+7
Lebanese
381.51.0321.21.1+6
Macedonian
301.23.3321.23.7-2
Polish
301.21.6341.32.0-4
Syrian
291.10.2130.50.1+16
map this data in atlas.idVietnamese291.112.8160.610.7+13
Indian
291.14.3291.12.20
Assyrian/Chaldean
240.90.1150.60.1+9
Croatian
240.92.9341.33.5-10
Spanish
230.90.8100.40.9+13
Other Southern and East African
200.80.300.00.1+20
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Keilor Park and District - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Not stated1425.59.21937.310.0-51

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 Italian, City of Brimbank: 7.0% Australian, City of Brimbank: 12.9% English, City of Brimbank: 11.8% Greek, City of Brimbank: 3.9% Irish, City of Brimbank: 3.1% Scottish, City of Brimbank: 2.5% Maltese, City of Brimbank: 6.7% German, City of Brimbank: 1.8% Chinese, City of Brimbank: 5.9% Lebanese, City of Brimbank: 1.0% Italian, Keilor Park and District: 31.8% Australian, Keilor Park and District: 19.7% English, Keilor Park and District: 16.9% Greek, Keilor Park and District: 6.5% Irish, Keilor Park and District: 5.8% Scottish, Keilor Park and District: 4.9% Maltese, Keilor Park and District: 3.9% German, Keilor Park and District: 2.5% Chinese, Keilor Park and District: 1.9% Lebanese, Keilor Park and District: 1.5%
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 Italian, Keilor Park and District: -70 Australian, Keilor Park and District: -23 English, Keilor Park and District: +11 Greek, Keilor Park and District: +22 Irish, Keilor Park and District: +23 Scottish, Keilor Park and District: +27 Maltese, Keilor Park and District: -12 German, Keilor Park and District: +1 Chinese, Keilor Park and District: +7 Lebanese, Keilor Park and District: +6
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 Keilor Park and District in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Italian (814 people or 31.8%)
  • Australian (504 people or 19.7%)
  • English (432 people or 16.9%)
  • Greek (167 people or 6.5%)
  • Irish (149 people or 5.8%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 2,066 responses in total, or 80.64% of all responses.

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

  • A larger percentage of people with Italian ancestry (31.8% compared to 7.0%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (19.7% compared to 12.9%)
  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (16.9% compared to 11.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Vietnamese ancestry (1.1% compared to 12.8%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Italian (-70 persons)

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