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The three largest ancestries in Deer Park District 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 Deer Park 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 Deer Park 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
Deer Park District - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idVietnamese5,06514.012.83,10112.310.7+1,964
Australian
4,40312.212.93,79115.015.1+612
English
4,24811.711.83,14512.411.8+1,103
Chinese
2,5957.25.91,4305.75.1+1,165
Filipino
2,4746.83.61,4785.83.1+996
Maltese
2,1946.16.72,1398.58.1+55
map this data in atlas.idItalian1,7184.77.01,4355.77.8+283
Indian
1,4233.94.34141.62.2+1,009
Macedonian
1,0342.93.38813.53.7+153
Irish
9392.63.17352.93.2+204
Greek
8732.43.97442.94.6+129
Scottish
8012.22.56662.62.5+135
Croatian
7051.92.95832.33.5+122
Turkish
6641.81.55272.11.8+137
German
5691.61.84461.82.0+123
Serbian
5141.41.44021.61.6+112
Bosnian
4511.20.73701.50.8+81
Polish
4371.21.64201.72.0+17
Spanish
4151.10.82761.10.9+139
Sinhalese
3881.10.81660.70.6+222
Maori
3621.00.51270.50.4+235
Samoan
3591.00.61630.60.4+196
Sudanese
3250.90.81410.60.8+184
Chilean
2550.70.51990.80.5+56
Pakistani
2510.70.4670.30.2+184
Ethiopian
2430.70.41340.50.3+109
Lebanese
2280.61.01790.71.1+49
Timorese
2150.60.4950.40.3+120
Inadequately Described
2080.60.51040.40.4+104
Cypriot
1920.50.6710.30.3+121
Albanian
1880.50.61080.40.6+80
Tongan
1810.50.2860.30.2+95
Dutch
1640.50.51420.60.6+22
Lao
1390.40.21040.40.2+35
Portuguese
1320.40.31350.50.4-3
Cook Islander
1320.40.1340.10.1+98
New Zealander
1310.40.3420.20.2+89
Fijian
1280.40.2340.10.1+94
Ukrainian
1280.40.5990.40.6+29
Salvadoran
1270.40.2950.40.2+32
Egyptian
1170.30.61060.40.6+11
Thai
1150.30.2420.20.1+73
Hungarian
1140.30.31230.50.4-9
Other Indian subcontinent
1040.30.3170.10.1+87
Other Southern and East African
910.30.3100.00.1+81
Arab not further described
890.20.2610.20.2+28
Bengali
830.20.2230.10.1+60
Indonesian
820.20.1200.10.1+62
Slovene
790.20.3710.30.3+8
Punjabi
790.20.3390.20.1+40
Russian
770.20.2550.20.3+22
Romanian
750.20.2460.20.3+29
Central and West African
690.20.2300.10.1+39
Malay
670.20.1140.10.1+53
Afghan
650.20.1420.20.1+23
Eritrean
650.20.2190.10.1+46
French
630.20.2690.30.2-6
Argentinian
580.20.2540.20.2+4
Mauritian
570.20.1300.10.1+27
Somali
540.10.1210.10.1+33
Other Oceanian (inc. Melanesia & Micronesia)
490.10.1200.10.1+29
Welsh
490.10.1300.10.2+19
Anglo-Indian
470.10.2350.10.2+12
Other North American
450.10.1310.10.1+14
Tamil
450.10.1170.10.1+28
Other South American
420.10.1460.20.1-4
Nepalese
420.10.200.00.0+42
Slovak
410.10.1330.10.2+8
American
400.10.1320.10.1+8
Australian Aboriginal
400.10.1160.10.1+24
Uruguayan
390.10.1340.10.1+5
Khmer (Cambodian)
370.10.1210.10.0+16
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Deer Park District - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Not stated3,4059.49.22,55310.110.0+852

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% Chinese, City of Brimbank: 5.9% Filipino, City of Brimbank: 3.6% Maltese, City of Brimbank: 6.7% Italian, City of Brimbank: 7.0% Indian, City of Brimbank: 4.3% Macedonian, City of Brimbank: 3.3% Irish, City of Brimbank: 3.1% Vietnamese, Deer Park District: 14.0% Australian, Deer Park District: 12.2% English, Deer Park District: 11.7% Chinese, Deer Park District: 7.2% Filipino, Deer Park District: 6.8% Maltese, Deer Park District: 6.1% Italian, Deer Park District: 4.7% Indian, Deer Park District: 3.9% Macedonian, Deer Park District: 2.9% Irish, Deer Park District: 2.6%
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, Deer Park District: +1,964 Australian, Deer Park District: +612 English, Deer Park District: +1,103 Chinese, Deer Park District: +1,165 Filipino, Deer Park District: +996 Maltese, Deer Park District: +55 Italian, Deer Park District: +283 Indian, Deer Park District: +1,009 Macedonian, Deer Park District: +153 Irish, Deer Park District: +204
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 District in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Vietnamese (5,065 people or 14.0%)
  • Australian (4,403 people or 12.2%)
  • English (4,248 people or 11.7%)
  • Chinese (2,595 people or 7.2%)
  • Filipino (2,474 people or 6.8%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 18,785 responses in total, or 51.84% of all responses.

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

  • A larger percentage of people with Filipino ancestry (6.8% compared to 3.6%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Chinese ancestry (7.2% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Italian ancestry (4.7% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Greek ancestry (2.4% 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 (+1,964 persons)
  • Chinese (+1,165 persons)
  • English (+1,103 persons)
  • Indian (+1,009 persons)

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