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Doveton - Eumemmerring

Ancestry

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The three largest ancestries in Doveton - Eumemmerring in 2016 were English, Australian and Afghan.

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 Doveton - Eumemmerring 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 Doveton - Eumemmerring'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
Doveton - Eumemmerring - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
English
1,82016.125.01,90518.626.6-85
Australian
1,77415.723.81,89118.527.2-117
Afghan
9728.63.32812.71.9+691
Indian
6675.97.65195.15.0+148
Serbian
5464.81.34774.71.3+69
Sinhalese
4654.14.63343.33.5+131
map this data in atlas.idScottish4453.96.04434.36.2+2
Other Central Asian
4173.71.11351.30.5+282
map this data in atlas.idIrish4103.66.44114.06.2-1
Chinese
3913.54.12682.63.2+123
Vietnamese
2752.40.81891.80.7+86
Filipino
2582.32.12112.11.8+47
German
2191.92.72472.42.8-28
Sudanese
2011.80.61871.80.4+14
Tamil
1991.80.5730.70.3+126
Italian
1721.53.71871.84.0-15
Mauritian
1531.41.31531.51.50
Inadequately Described
1451.31.0910.90.6+54
Greek
1441.31.51431.41.6+1
Dutch
1351.22.11861.82.6-51
Croatian
1261.10.91121.11.0+14
Samoan
1261.11.11621.60.9-36
Khmer (Cambodian)
1231.11.01051.00.8+18
Polish
1161.00.91311.31.0-15
Pakistani
1141.00.6700.70.3+44
Hungarian
1101.00.81271.20.9-17
Turkish
960.90.6970.90.7-1
Spanish
920.80.7850.80.7+7
Albanian
830.70.3650.60.2+18
Bosnian
780.70.3970.90.3-19
Punjabi
780.70.6220.20.2+56
Romanian
760.70.7670.70.8+9
Iranian
740.70.3220.20.1+52
Lebanese
730.60.6520.50.6+21
Other Indian subcontinent
690.60.8490.50.3+20
Tongan
660.60.1240.20.1+42
French
630.60.8600.60.7+3
New Zealander
610.50.8770.80.7-16
Maltese
600.50.7580.60.8+2
Maori
580.50.81041.00.9-46
Cook Islander
580.50.5480.50.4+10
Central and West African
520.50.2250.20.1+27
Russian
470.40.4610.60.4-14
Chilean
400.40.5530.50.5-13
Egyptian
380.30.5190.20.5+19
Macedonian
370.30.3490.50.2-12
Iraqi
320.30.2370.40.1-5
Fijian
310.30.5460.40.4-15
Indonesian
290.30.3310.30.2-2
Burmese peoples
280.20.1150.10.1+13
Salvadoran
280.20.2200.20.2+8
Other Southern and East African
250.20.2160.20.2+9
Somali
240.20.0120.10.0+12
Anglo-Indian
230.20.4450.40.5-22
Armenian
220.20.2250.20.2-3
Other Polynesian
200.20.1210.20.1-1
Welsh
200.20.4340.30.4-14
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Doveton - Eumemmerring - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
Not stated9588.55.81,17811.55.9-220

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% Afghan, City of Casey: 3.3% Indian, City of Casey: 7.6% Serbian, City of Casey: 1.3% Sinhalese, City of Casey: 4.6% Scottish, City of Casey: 6.0% Other Central Asian, City of Casey: 1.1% Irish, City of Casey: 6.4% Chinese, City of Casey: 4.1% English, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 16.1% Australian, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 15.7% Afghan, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 8.6% Indian, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 5.9% Serbian, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 4.8% Sinhalese, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 4.1% Scottish, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 3.9% Other Central Asian, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 3.7% Irish, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 3.6% Chinese, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 3.5%
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, Doveton - Eumemmerring: -85 Australian, Doveton - Eumemmerring: -117 Afghan, Doveton - Eumemmerring: +691 Indian, Doveton - Eumemmerring: +148 Serbian, Doveton - Eumemmerring: +69 Sinhalese, Doveton - Eumemmerring: +131 Scottish, Doveton - Eumemmerring: +2 Other Central Asian, Doveton - Eumemmerring: +282 Irish, Doveton - Eumemmerring: -1 Chinese, Doveton - Eumemmerring: +123
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 Doveton - Eumemmerring in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (1,820 people or 16.1%)
  • Australian (1,774 people or 15.7%)
  • Afghan (972 people or 8.6%)
  • Indian (667 people or 5.9%)
  • Serbian (546 people or 4.8%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 5,779 responses in total, or 51.26% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Doveton - Eumemmerring and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Afghan ancestry (8.6% compared to 3.3%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Serbian ancestry (4.8% compared to 1.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (16.1% compared to 25.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (15.7% compared to 23.8%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Afghan (+691 persons)
  • Other Central Asian (+282 persons)
  • Indian (+148 persons)
  • Sinhalese (+131 persons)

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