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The three largest ancestries in Endeavour Hills in 2011 were Australian, English and Chinese.

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 Endeavour Hills 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 Endeavour Hills'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
Endeavour Hills - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Australian
4,07416.627.24,58418.331.7-510
English
3,87115.826.63,88415.526.9-13
Chinese
1,6976.93.21,6596.62.6+38
Indian
1,4135.85.01,1444.63.1+269
Sinhalese
1,3955.73.51,2455.02.7+150
Italian
1,2605.14.01,2965.24.3-36
map this data in atlas.idIrish9503.96.29793.96.4-29
map this data in atlas.idScottish9273.86.29253.76.3+2
Greek
8633.51.68823.51.6-19
Serbian
7132.91.36952.81.4+18
Polish
6022.51.06702.71.1-68
Afghan
5862.41.96432.60.9-57
Croatian
5272.11.05182.11.1+9
German
4962.02.85442.23.0-48
Romanian
4241.70.84972.00.7-73
Dutch
4221.72.64932.03.0-71
Lebanese
4201.70.63831.50.6+37
Turkish
3851.60.74391.80.7-54
Filipino
3801.51.83381.41.3+42
Hungarian
3711.50.94131.70.9-42
Vietnamese
3641.50.73391.40.6+25
Mauritian
3571.51.53701.51.3-13
Tamil
2330.90.31360.50.1+97
Pakistani
2160.90.31800.70.2+36
French
1970.80.72891.20.8-92
Spanish
1790.70.72100.80.7-31
Maltese
1690.70.81970.80.9-28
Armenian
1670.70.21490.60.2+18
Portuguese
1590.60.31610.60.3-2
Maori
1580.60.91180.50.7+40
Inadequately Described
1560.60.61230.50.4+33
Chilean
1550.60.51730.70.5-18
Russian
1510.60.41600.60.4-9
Fijian
1390.60.4620.20.1+77
Bosnian
1370.60.3900.40.3+47
Egyptian
1350.50.51370.50.3-2
Khmer (Cambodian)
1290.50.81160.50.6+13
Macedonian
1260.50.21060.40.2+20
Indonesian
1230.50.2720.30.2+51
South African
1210.50.71600.60.6-39
Anglo-Indian
1070.40.51360.50.4-29
Other Central Asian
1010.40.5390.20.1+62
Sudanese
1000.40.4810.30.2+19
Palestinian
960.40.1890.40.1+7
Albanian
890.40.2690.30.2+20
New Zealander
870.40.71130.50.7-26
Welsh
850.30.41070.40.4-22
Timorese
850.30.3850.30.30
Other Indian subcontinent
840.30.3450.20.2+39
Samoan
810.30.9790.30.6+2
Argentinian
790.30.1700.30.1+9
Arab not further described
770.30.1960.40.1-19
Tongan
690.30.1170.10.1+52
Syrian
660.30.1590.20.1+7
Thai
590.20.2280.10.1+31
Iraqi
580.20.1560.20.1+2
Malay
570.20.2560.20.1+1
Other Southern and East African
560.20.2430.20.1+13
Slovene
500.20.1530.20.1-3
Czech
500.20.1550.20.1-5
Cook Islander
500.20.4310.10.2+19
American
490.20.2380.20.2+11
Ukrainian
470.20.2620.20.1-15
Iranian
460.20.1360.10.1+10
Jordanian
450.20.0320.10.0+13
Korean
440.20.1140.10.0+30
Punjabi
440.20.2180.10.1+26
Seychellois
430.20.1340.10.1+9
Salvadoran
410.20.2470.20.2-6
Slovak
410.20.1330.10.1+8
Austrian
400.20.2380.20.2+2
Cypriot
380.20.1210.10.1+17
Assyrian/Chaldean
330.10.0390.20.0-6
Uruguayan
320.10.1260.10.1+6
Somali
310.10.0120.00.0+19
Other Middle-Eastern peoples
310.10.170.00.1+24
Bengali
300.10.1120.00.1+18
Canadian
290.10.1210.10.1+8
Japanese
270.10.1120.00.0+15
Other South American
270.10.1430.20.1-16
Eritrean
250.10.0120.00.0+13
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Endeavour Hills - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Not stated1,3905.75.91,9117.67.9-521

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% Chinese, City of Casey: 3.2% Indian, City of Casey: 5.0% Sinhalese, City of Casey: 3.5% Italian, City of Casey: 4.0% Irish, City of Casey: 6.2% Scottish, City of Casey: 6.2% Greek, City of Casey: 1.6% Serbian, City of Casey: 1.3% Australian, Endeavour Hills: 16.6% English, Endeavour Hills: 15.8% Chinese, Endeavour Hills: 6.9% Indian, Endeavour Hills: 5.8% Sinhalese, Endeavour Hills: 5.7% Italian, Endeavour Hills: 5.1% Irish, Endeavour Hills: 3.9% Scottish, Endeavour Hills: 3.8% Greek, Endeavour Hills: 3.5% Serbian, Endeavour Hills: 2.9%
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, Endeavour Hills: -510 English, Endeavour Hills: -13 Chinese, Endeavour Hills: +38 Indian, Endeavour Hills: +269 Sinhalese, Endeavour Hills: +150 Italian, Endeavour Hills: -36 Irish, Endeavour Hills: -29 Scottish, Endeavour Hills: +2 Greek, Endeavour Hills: -19 Serbian, Endeavour Hills: +18
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 Endeavour Hills in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Australian (4,074 people or 16.6%)
  • English (3,871 people or 15.8%)
  • Chinese (1,697 people or 6.9%)
  • Indian (1,413 people or 5.8%)
  • Sinhalese (1,395 people or 5.7%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 12,450 responses in total, or 50.68% of all responses.

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

  • A larger percentage of people with Chinese ancestry (6.9% compared to 3.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (15.8% compared to 26.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (16.6% compared to 27.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Scottish ancestry (3.8% compared to 6.2%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Australian (-510 persons)
  • Indian (+269 persons)
  • Sinhalese (+150 persons)
  • Tamil (+97 persons)

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