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The three largest ancestries in Casey Coast in 2011 were Australian, English 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 Casey Coast 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 Casey Coast'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
Casey Coast - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Australian
1,56043.227.21,43842.131.7+122
English
1,54942.826.61,22135.726.9+328
map this data in atlas.idIrish36510.16.22738.06.4+92
map this data in atlas.idScottish3369.36.22537.46.3+83
Dutch
1664.62.61073.13.0+59
Italian
1554.34.01103.24.3+45
German
1183.32.8982.93.0+19
New Zealander
330.90.7220.70.7+11
Greek
290.81.6160.51.6+12
Welsh
200.60.4290.90.4-9
Polish
200.61.0150.51.1+4
French
200.50.7160.50.8+4
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Casey Coast - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Not stated1644.55.953915.87.9-374

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 Australian, City of Casey: 27.2% English, City of Casey: 26.6% Irish, City of Casey: 6.2% Scottish, City of Casey: 6.2% Dutch, City of Casey: 2.6% Italian, City of Casey: 4.0% German, City of Casey: 2.8% New Zealander, City of Casey: 0.7% Greek, City of Casey: 1.6% Welsh, City of Casey: 0.4% Australian, Casey Coast: 43.2% English, Casey Coast: 42.8% Irish, Casey Coast: 10.1% Scottish, Casey Coast: 9.3% Dutch, Casey Coast: 4.6% Italian, Casey Coast: 4.3% German, Casey Coast: 3.3% New Zealander, Casey Coast: 0.9% Greek, Casey Coast: 0.8% Welsh, Casey Coast: 0.6%
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 Australian, Casey Coast: +122 English, Casey Coast: +328 Irish, Casey Coast: +92 Scottish, Casey Coast: +83 Dutch, Casey Coast: +59 Italian, Casey Coast: +45 German, Casey Coast: +19 New Zealander, Casey Coast: +11 Greek, Casey Coast: +12 Welsh, Casey Coast: -9
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 Casey Coast in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Australian (1,560 people or 43.2%)
  • English (1,549 people or 42.8%)
  • Irish (365 people or 10.1%)
  • Scottish (336 people or 9.3%)
  • Dutch (166 people or 4.6%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 3,976 responses in total, or 109.97% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Casey Coast and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (42.8% compared to 26.6%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (43.2% compared to 27.2%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Irish ancestry (10.1% compared to 6.2%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Scottish ancestry (9.3% compared to 6.2%)

Emerging groups

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

  • English (+328 persons)
  • Australian (+122 persons)
  • Irish (+92 persons)
  • Scottish (+83 persons)

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