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The three largest ancestries in Devon Meadows in 2016 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 Devon Meadows 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 Devon Meadows'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
Devon Meadows - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
Australian
61439.223.858437.527.2+31
English
57036.325.057937.226.6-9
map this data in atlas.idIrish16410.56.41399.06.2+24
map this data in atlas.idScottish1248.06.01419.16.2-17
Italian
775.03.7825.34.0-5
Dutch
613.92.1785.02.6-17
German
563.62.7493.22.8+8
Greek
473.01.5573.71.6-9
Chinese
241.54.1201.33.2+4
Albanian
201.30.3110.70.2+9

Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Devon Meadows - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
Not stated1278.25.8714.65.9+56

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 Australian, City of Casey: 23.8% English, City of Casey: 25.0% Irish, City of Casey: 6.4% Scottish, City of Casey: 6.0% Italian, City of Casey: 3.7% Dutch, City of Casey: 2.1% German, City of Casey: 2.7% Greek, City of Casey: 1.5% Chinese, City of Casey: 4.1% Albanian, City of Casey: 0.3% Australian, Devon Meadows: 39.2% English, Devon Meadows: 36.3% Irish, Devon Meadows: 10.5% Scottish, Devon Meadows: 8.0% Italian, Devon Meadows: 5.0% Dutch, Devon Meadows: 3.9% German, Devon Meadows: 3.6% Greek, Devon Meadows: 3.0% Chinese, Devon Meadows: 1.5% Albanian, Devon Meadows: 1.3%
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 Australian, Devon Meadows: +31 English, Devon Meadows: -9 Irish, Devon Meadows: +24 Scottish, Devon Meadows: -17 Italian, Devon Meadows: -5 Dutch, Devon Meadows: -17 German, Devon Meadows: +8 Greek, Devon Meadows: -9 Chinese, Devon Meadows: +4 Albanian, Devon Meadows: +9
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 Devon Meadows in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Australian (614 people or 39.2%)
  • English (570 people or 36.3%)
  • Irish (164 people or 10.5%)
  • Scottish (124 people or 8.0%)
  • Italian (77 people or 5.0%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 1,549 responses in total, or 98.87% of all responses.

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

  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (39.2% compared to 23.8%)
  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (36.3% compared to 25.0%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Irish ancestry (10.5% compared to 6.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Chinese ancestry (1.5% compared to 4.1%)

Emerging groups

There were no major differences in Devon Meadows between 2011 and 2016.

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