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Berwick Township - Beaconsfield

Ancestry

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The three largest ancestries in Berwick Township - Beaconsfield in 2016 were English, Australian and Irish.

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 Berwick Township - Beaconsfield 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 Berwick Township - Beaconsfield'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.

Please note: Due to changes in ABS rules around perturbation and additivity of data to protect the confidentiality of individuals in 2016, counts of ancestry groups and totals derived from them may differ slightly from those published by the ABS. For more information see notes on data confidentiality.

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the person's ancestry?'

Multi-response

Total population

Ancestry - Ranked by size
Berwick Township - Beaconsfield - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
English
7,83536.425.07,66036.326.6+175
Australian
6,67531.023.87,11633.727.2-441
map this data in atlas.idIrish2,43411.36.42,0849.96.2+350
map this data in atlas.idScottish2,17710.16.02,0319.66.2+145
Italian
1,1395.33.71,1125.34.0+27
German
8333.92.78163.92.8+17
Chinese
8143.84.13831.83.2+431
Dutch
7703.62.17703.72.60
Indian
6052.87.63641.75.0+241
Sinhalese
5082.44.63541.73.5+154
Greek
2971.41.52771.31.6+20
Croatian
2121.00.92101.01.0+2
Filipino
2000.92.11590.81.8+41
South African
1910.90.61980.90.7-7
Polish
1900.90.92071.01.0-17
Serbian
1710.81.31610.81.3+10
Maltese
1690.80.71660.80.8+3
Mauritian
1680.81.32101.01.5-42
Hungarian
1630.80.81910.90.9-28
French
1610.80.81500.70.7+12
New Zealander
1350.60.81550.70.7-20
Spanish
1280.60.7920.40.7+36
Welsh
1110.50.41230.60.4-12
Inadequately Described
930.41.0840.40.6+9
Russian
780.40.4900.40.4-12
Romanian
770.40.7860.40.8-10
Afghan
730.33.3450.21.9+28
Chilean
720.30.5630.30.5+9
Austrian
710.30.2500.20.2+21
Maori
680.30.8750.40.9-6
Egyptian
660.30.5400.20.5+26
American
620.30.2500.20.2+12
Lebanese
590.30.6480.20.6+11
Korean
420.20.2260.10.1+16
Pakistani
370.20.6210.10.3+16
Danish
360.20.1380.20.1-2
Turkish
350.20.6470.20.7-12
Bengali
330.20.2200.10.1+13
Portuguese
310.10.4560.30.3-25
Bosnian
280.10.3230.10.3+5
Samoan
270.11.1160.10.9+11
Canadian
260.10.1270.10.1-1
Anglo-Indian
260.10.4450.20.5-19
Sudanese
240.10.6130.10.4+11
Vietnamese
230.10.8240.10.7-2
Punjabi
230.10.670.00.2+16
Other Central Asian
230.11.1120.10.5+11
Iranian
230.10.370.00.1+16
Assyrian/Chaldean
220.10.1160.10.0+6
Ukrainian
220.10.2290.10.2-7
Tamil
220.10.5220.10.30
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Berwick Township - Beaconsfield - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
Not stated9024.25.81,0485.05.9-147

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Ancestry, 2016
Ancestry, 2016 English, City of Casey: 25.0% Australian, City of Casey: 23.8% Irish, City of Casey: 6.4% Scottish, City of Casey: 6.0% Italian, City of Casey: 3.7% German, City of Casey: 2.7% Chinese, City of Casey: 4.1% Dutch, City of Casey: 2.1% Indian, City of Casey: 7.6% Sinhalese, City of Casey: 4.6% English, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 36.4% Australian, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 31.0% Irish, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 11.3% Scottish, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 10.1% Italian, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 5.3% German, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 3.9% Chinese, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 3.8% Dutch, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 3.6% Indian, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 2.8% Sinhalese, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 2.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in ancestry, 2011 to 2016
Change in ancestry, 2011 to 2016 English, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +175 Australian, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: -441 Irish, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +350 Scottish, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +145 Italian, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +27 German, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +17 Chinese, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +431 Dutch, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: 0 Indian, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +241 Sinhalese, Berwick Township  - Beaconsfield: +154
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Berwick Township - Beaconsfield in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (7,835 people or 36.4%)
  • Australian (6,675 people or 31.0%)
  • Irish (2,434 people or 11.3%)
  • Scottish (2,177 people or 10.1%)
  • Italian (1,139 people or 5.3%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 20,260 responses in total, or 94.10% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Berwick Township - Beaconsfield and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (36.4% compared to 25.0%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (31.0% compared to 23.8%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Irish ancestry (11.3% compared to 6.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Indian ancestry (2.8% compared to 7.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the reported ancestries of the population in this area between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Australian (-441 persons)
  • Chinese (+431 persons)
  • Irish (+350 persons)
  • Indian (+241 persons)

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