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The three largest ancestries in Narre Warren 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 Narre Warren 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 Narre Warren'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
Narre Warren - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Australian
7,17627.727.28,35632.531.7-1,180
English
6,77226.226.66,77326.326.9-1
map this data in atlas.idIrish1,6836.56.21,6236.36.4+60
map this data in atlas.idScottish1,6656.46.21,5966.26.3+69
Indian
1,1744.55.08473.33.1+327
Italian
1,1154.34.01,1914.64.3-76
Chinese
9063.53.27472.92.6+159
Sinhalese
8073.13.55882.32.7+219
German
7562.92.88363.23.0-80
Afghan
7072.71.94031.60.9+305
Dutch
6892.72.67803.03.0-91
Mauritian
3881.51.52611.01.3+127
Greek
3581.41.63441.31.6+14
Croatian
3491.31.03791.51.1-30
Filipino
3181.21.82891.11.3+29
Polish
3041.21.02991.21.1+5
Serbian
2991.21.33051.21.4-6
Hungarian
2821.10.92380.90.9+44
Romanian
2561.00.81480.60.7+108
Maltese
2240.90.82360.90.9-12
Khmer (Cambodian)
2050.80.81350.50.6+70
New Zealander
2040.80.71670.60.7+37
Samoan
1910.70.9930.40.6+98
Chilean
1830.70.51400.50.5+43
French
1780.70.72370.90.8-59
South African
1720.70.71510.60.6+21
Lebanese
1670.60.61740.70.6-7
Maori
1660.60.91640.60.7+2
Spanish
1520.60.72020.80.7-50
Timorese
1520.60.31610.60.3-9
Egyptian
1510.60.51000.40.3+51
Vietnamese
1460.60.71180.50.6+28
Turkish
1400.50.71590.60.7-19
Fijian
1230.50.4350.10.1+88
Inadequately Described
1110.40.61040.40.4+7
Portuguese
1110.40.31050.40.3+6
Anglo-Indian
1100.40.51270.50.4-17
Russian
1030.40.41010.40.4+2
Welsh
1000.40.41130.40.4-13
Bosnian
920.40.3890.30.3+3
Pakistani
910.40.3530.20.2+38
Iranian
900.30.1530.20.1+37
Tamil
860.30.3410.20.1+45
Cook Islander
800.30.4520.20.2+28
Indonesian
730.30.2430.20.2+30
Other Indian subcontinent
720.30.3390.20.2+33
Other Central Asian
660.30.5300.10.1+36
Armenian
650.30.2420.20.2+23
Austrian
600.20.2590.20.2+1
American
580.20.2610.20.2-3
Argentinian
570.20.1540.20.1+3
Swedish
570.20.1330.10.1+24
Ukrainian
570.20.2460.20.1+11
Macedonian
550.20.2650.30.2-10
Punjabi
550.20.2110.00.1+44
Albanian
510.20.2580.20.2-7
Sudanese
470.20.4790.30.2-32
Bengali
430.20.140.00.1+39
Czech
420.20.1300.10.1+12
Colombian
410.20.0180.10.0+23
Seychellois
400.20.1280.10.1+12
Salvadoran
360.10.2370.10.2-1
Other Middle-Eastern peoples
350.10.1210.10.1+14
Cypriot
350.10.1140.10.1+21
Arab not further described
340.10.1260.10.1+8
Syrian
340.10.1230.10.1+11
Thai
290.10.2240.10.1+5
Malay
280.10.2400.20.1-12
Palestinian
270.10.1430.20.1-16
Slovene
270.10.1190.10.1+8
Danish
270.10.1430.20.2-16
Korean
260.10.170.00.0+19
Other Oceanian (inc. Melanesia & Micronesia)
260.10.1150.10.1+11
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Narre Warren - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Not stated1,5085.85.92,0097.87.9-501

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% Indian, City of Casey: 5.0% Italian, City of Casey: 4.0% Chinese, City of Casey: 3.2% Sinhalese, City of Casey: 3.5% German, City of Casey: 2.8% Afghan, City of Casey: 1.9% Australian, Narre Warren: 27.7% English, Narre Warren: 26.2% Irish, Narre Warren: 6.5% Scottish, Narre Warren: 6.4% Indian, Narre Warren: 4.5% Italian, Narre Warren: 4.3% Chinese, Narre Warren: 3.5% Sinhalese, Narre Warren: 3.1% German, Narre Warren: 2.9% Afghan, Narre Warren: 2.7%
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, Narre Warren: -1,180 English, Narre Warren: -1 Irish, Narre Warren: +60 Scottish, Narre Warren: +69 Indian, Narre Warren: +327 Italian, Narre Warren: -76 Chinese, Narre Warren: +159 Sinhalese, Narre Warren: +219 German, Narre Warren: -80 Afghan, Narre Warren: +305
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 Narre Warren in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Australian (7,176 people or 27.7%)
  • English (6,772 people or 26.2%)
  • Irish (1,683 people or 6.5%)
  • Scottish (1,665 people or 6.4%)
  • Indian (1,174 people or 4.5%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 18,470 responses in total, or 71.37% of all responses.

There were no major differences between Narre Warren and City of Casey in 2011.

Emerging groups

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

  • Australian (-1,180 persons)
  • Indian (+327 persons)
  • Afghan (+305 persons)
  • Sinhalese (+219 persons)

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