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The three largest ancestries in Doveton - Eumemmerring in 2011 were English, Australian and Indian.

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.

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)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
English
1,90518.626.62,05722.026.9-152
Australian
1,89118.527.22,09822.531.7-207
Indian
5195.15.02132.33.1+306
Serbian
4774.71.34715.01.4+6
map this data in atlas.idScottish4434.36.25165.56.3-73
map this data in atlas.idIrish4114.06.24855.26.4-74
Sinhalese
3343.33.51281.42.7+206
Afghan
2812.71.9830.90.9+198
Chinese
2682.63.22502.72.6+18
German
2472.42.82833.03.0-36
Filipino
2112.11.81711.81.3+40
Vietnamese
1891.80.72062.20.6-17
Sudanese
1871.80.41411.50.2+46
Italian
1871.84.02062.24.3-19
Dutch
1861.82.62412.63.0-55
Samoan
1621.60.9931.00.6+69
Mauritian
1531.51.51811.91.3-28
Greek
1431.41.61591.71.6-16
Other Central Asian
1351.30.5190.20.1+116
Polish
1311.31.01621.71.1-31
Hungarian
1271.20.91401.50.9-13
Croatian
1121.11.01391.51.1-27
Khmer (Cambodian)
1051.00.8860.90.6+19
Maori
1041.00.9830.90.7+21
Bosnian
970.90.3810.90.3+16
Turkish
970.90.71121.20.7-15
Inadequately Described
910.90.6680.70.4+23
Spanish
850.80.7840.90.7+1
New Zealander
770.80.7480.50.7+29
Tamil
730.70.3190.20.1+54
Pakistani
700.70.3270.30.2+43
Romanian
670.70.81191.30.7-52
Albanian
650.60.2420.50.2+23
Russian
610.60.4520.60.4+9
French
600.60.7901.00.8-30
Maltese
580.60.8790.80.9-21
Chilean
530.50.5560.60.5-3
Lebanese
520.50.6420.50.6+10
Macedonian
490.50.2500.50.2-1
Other Indian subcontinent
490.50.3220.20.2+27
Cook Islander
480.50.4250.30.2+23
Fijian
460.40.4180.20.1+28
Anglo-Indian
450.40.5320.30.4+13
Arab not further described
380.40.1160.20.1+22
Iraqi
370.40.130.00.1+34
Welsh
340.30.4250.30.4+9
Indonesian
310.30.2120.10.2+19
Austrian
290.30.2450.50.2-16
Bengali
260.30.160.10.1+20
Central and West African
250.20.100.00.0+25
Armenian
250.20.2270.30.2-2
Tongan
240.20.1360.40.1-12
Punjabi
220.20.230.00.1+19
Iranian
220.20.160.10.1+16
Other Polynesian
210.20.190.10.0+12
Other South American
200.20.100.00.1+20
Salvadoran
200.20.2470.50.2-27
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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)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Not stated1,17811.55.996410.37.9+214

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 English, City of Casey: 26.6% Australian, City of Casey: 27.2% Indian, City of Casey: 5.0% Serbian, City of Casey: 1.3% Scottish, City of Casey: 6.2% Irish, City of Casey: 6.2% Sinhalese, City of Casey: 3.5% Afghan, City of Casey: 1.9% Chinese, City of Casey: 3.2% German, City of Casey: 2.8% English, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 18.6% Australian, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 18.5% Indian, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 5.1% Serbian, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 4.7% Scottish, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 4.3% Irish, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 4.0% Sinhalese, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 3.3% Afghan, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 2.7% Chinese, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 2.6% German, Doveton - Eumemmerring: 2.4%
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 English, Doveton - Eumemmerring: -152 Australian, Doveton - Eumemmerring: -207 Indian, Doveton - Eumemmerring: +306 Serbian, Doveton - Eumemmerring: +6 Scottish, Doveton - Eumemmerring: -73 Irish, Doveton - Eumemmerring: -74 Sinhalese, Doveton - Eumemmerring: +206 Afghan, Doveton - Eumemmerring: +198 Chinese, Doveton - Eumemmerring: +18 German, Doveton - Eumemmerring: -36
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 Doveton - Eumemmerring in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (1,905 people or 18.6%)
  • Australian (1,891 people or 18.5%)
  • Indian (519 people or 5.1%)
  • Serbian (477 people or 4.7%)
  • Scottish (443 people or 4.3%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 5,235 responses in total, or 51.09% 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 Serbian ancestry (4.7% compared to 1.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (18.5% compared to 27.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (18.6% compared to 26.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Irish ancestry (4.0% compared to 6.2%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Indian (+306 persons)
  • Australian (-207 persons)
  • Sinhalese (+206 persons)
  • Afghan (+198 persons)

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