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The three largest ancestries in Kings Park in 2011 were Vietnamese, 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 Kings 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 Kings 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
Kings Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idVietnamese1,46917.712.81,32315.410.7+146
Australian
7709.312.990910.615.1-139
English
7629.211.87568.811.8+6
Macedonian
6197.53.37058.23.7-86
Chinese
5746.95.95936.95.1-19
Maltese
5616.86.76677.88.1-106
Filipino
3834.63.63373.93.1+46
map this data in atlas.idItalian2422.97.03173.77.8-75
Turkish
2222.71.52512.91.8-29
Greek
2092.53.92462.94.6-37
Croatian
1922.32.92512.93.5-59
Indian
1702.04.31221.42.2+48
Irish
1611.93.11641.93.2-3
Sudanese
1421.70.8650.80.8+77
Serbian
1401.71.41852.21.6-45
Polish
1191.41.61351.62.0-16
Bosnian
1161.40.71401.60.8-24
Scottish
1131.42.51151.32.5-2
German
1051.31.81391.62.0-34
Samoan
1021.20.6340.40.4+68
Spanish
841.00.8730.90.9+11
Timorese
801.00.41001.20.3-20
Lebanese
710.91.0951.11.1-24
Lao
610.70.2490.60.2+12
Egyptian
600.70.6500.60.6+10
Sinhalese
600.70.8490.60.6+11
Ethiopian
570.70.4320.40.3+25
Chilean
490.60.5660.80.5-17
Albanian
460.60.6510.60.6-5
Dutch
410.50.5390.50.6+2
Hungarian
410.50.3420.50.4-1
Cypriot
380.50.6120.10.3+26
Portuguese
370.40.3410.50.4-4
Ukrainian
370.40.5270.30.6+10
Inadequately Described
310.40.5310.40.40
Pakistani
290.30.4160.20.2+13
Arab not further described
270.30.200.00.2+27
Anglo-Indian
260.30.2210.20.2+5
Other South American
260.30.1270.30.1-1
Other Southern and East African
250.30.330.00.1+22
Salvadoran
220.30.2370.40.2-15
Tongan
220.30.2150.20.2+7
Romanian
210.30.2100.10.3+11
Maori
210.30.5320.40.4-11
Iraqi
200.20.1120.10.0+8
Central and West African
200.20.230.00.1+17
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Kings Park - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Not stated87610.59.295811.210.0-82

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 Vietnamese, City of Brimbank: 12.8% Australian, City of Brimbank: 12.9% English, City of Brimbank: 11.8% Macedonian, City of Brimbank: 3.3% Chinese, City of Brimbank: 5.9% Maltese, City of Brimbank: 6.7% Filipino, City of Brimbank: 3.6% Italian, City of Brimbank: 7.0% Turkish, City of Brimbank: 1.5% Greek, City of Brimbank: 3.9% Vietnamese, Kings Park: 17.7% Australian, Kings Park: 9.3% English, Kings Park: 9.2% Macedonian, Kings Park: 7.5% Chinese, Kings Park: 6.9% Maltese, Kings Park: 6.8% Filipino, Kings Park: 4.6% Italian, Kings Park: 2.9% Turkish, Kings Park: 2.7% Greek, Kings Park: 2.5%
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 Vietnamese, Kings Park: +146 Australian, Kings Park: -139 English, Kings Park: +6 Macedonian, Kings Park: -86 Chinese, Kings Park: -19 Maltese, Kings Park: -106 Filipino, Kings Park: +46 Italian, Kings Park: -75 Turkish, Kings Park: -29 Greek, Kings Park: -37
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 Kings Park in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Vietnamese (1,469 people or 17.7%)
  • Australian (770 people or 9.3%)
  • English (762 people or 9.2%)
  • Macedonian (619 people or 7.5%)
  • Chinese (574 people or 6.9%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 4,194 responses in total, or 50.49% of all responses.

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

  • A larger percentage of people with Vietnamese ancestry (17.7% compared to 12.8%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Macedonian ancestry (7.5% compared to 3.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Italian ancestry (2.9% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (9.3% compared to 12.9%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Vietnamese (+146 persons)
  • Australian (-139 persons)
  • Maltese (-106 persons)
  • Macedonian (-86 persons)

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