City of CaseyCommunity profile
census-message-logo

2016 Census data has been released and we are busy processing it to update this website. View our latest releases here.

Skip to content

Berwick - Beaconsfield

Ancestry

census-message-logo

This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

The three largest ancestries in Berwick - Beaconsfield in 2016 were English, Australian 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 Berwick - Beaconsfield 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 Berwick - Beaconsfield'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
Berwick - Beaconsfield - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
English
15,42832.125.014,96733.226.6+461
Australian
14,01329.123.814,59932.427.2-587
map this data in atlas.idIrish4,6559.76.43,7938.46.2+862
map this data in atlas.idScottish4,1428.66.03,7628.46.2+380
Indian
2,4625.17.61,3893.15.0+1,073
Chinese
2,3294.84.11,2072.73.2+1,122
Italian
2,2634.73.72,1974.94.0+66
Sinhalese
1,9704.14.61,3102.93.5+660
German
1,6183.42.71,5233.42.8+95
Dutch
1,4633.02.11,4893.32.6-26
Greek
5961.21.56301.41.6-34
Filipino
5861.22.15011.11.8+84
South African
5061.10.65541.20.7-48
Mauritian
4480.91.34991.11.5-51
Polish
4470.90.94331.01.0+14
New Zealander
4320.90.83690.80.7+63
Croatian
3920.80.94090.91.0-17
Afghan
3920.83.32610.61.9+131
Maltese
3730.80.73550.80.8+17
French
3580.70.83000.70.7+58
Hungarian
3580.70.83480.80.9+10
Serbian
3310.71.33150.71.3+16
Inadequately Described
2980.61.02310.50.6+67
Spanish
2560.50.72310.50.7+24
Egyptian
2410.50.51450.30.5+95
Pakistani
2310.50.6980.20.3+133
Welsh
2280.50.42490.60.4-21
Korean
2190.50.2590.10.1+160
Russian
2160.40.42200.50.4-4
Chilean
2090.40.51650.40.5+44
Romanian
1960.40.72360.50.8-40
Lebanese
1860.40.61590.40.6+27
Maori
1770.40.82050.50.9-28
Samoan
1650.31.1960.20.9+69
Turkish
1380.30.61540.30.7-17
Portuguese
1290.30.41020.20.3+26
Other Indian subcontinent
1250.30.8500.10.3+74
Bengali
1180.20.2540.10.1+64
Iranian
1100.20.3530.10.1+57
Tamil
1090.20.5670.10.3+43
Vietnamese
1060.20.8880.20.7+19
Austrian
1060.20.21100.20.2-4
Indonesian
1060.20.3770.20.2+29
American
1050.20.21170.30.2-12
Anglo-Indian
1000.20.41130.30.5-12
Punjabi
850.20.6360.10.2+49
Macedonian
800.20.3780.20.2+2
Other Central Asian
790.21.1270.10.5+52
Danish
790.20.1810.20.1-2
Sudanese
680.10.6280.10.4+40
Malay
650.10.2920.20.2-27
Salvadoran
590.10.2290.10.2+30
Timorese
590.10.3630.10.3-4
Zimbabwean
560.10.1610.10.1-5
Central and West African
560.10.2690.20.1-13
Canadian
550.10.1550.10.10
Argentinian
510.10.1590.10.1-8
Fijian
510.10.5590.10.4-8
Thai
510.10.2550.10.2-4
Show me more!

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

Ancestry - Totals
Berwick - Beaconsfield - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
Not stated2,0224.25.82,1234.75.9-101

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% Irish, City of Casey: 6.4% Scottish, City of Casey: 6.0% Indian, City of Casey: 7.6% Chinese, City of Casey: 4.1% Italian, City of Casey: 3.7% Sinhalese, City of Casey: 4.6% German, City of Casey: 2.7% Dutch, City of Casey: 2.1% English, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 32.1% Australian, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 29.1% Irish, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 9.7% Scottish, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 8.6% Indian, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 5.1% Chinese, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 4.8% Italian, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 4.7% Sinhalese, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 4.1% German, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 3.4% Dutch, Berwick - Beaconsfield: 3.0%
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, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +461 Australian, Berwick - Beaconsfield: -587 Irish, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +862 Scottish, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +380 Indian, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +1,073 Chinese, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +1,122 Italian, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +66 Sinhalese, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +660 German, Berwick - Beaconsfield: +95 Dutch, Berwick - Beaconsfield: -26
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 Berwick - Beaconsfield in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (15,428 people or 32.1%)
  • Australian (14,013 people or 29.1%)
  • Irish (4,655 people or 9.7%)
  • Scottish (4,142 people or 8.6%)
  • Indian (2,462 people or 5.1%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 40,700 responses in total, or 84.56% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Berwick - Beaconsfield and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (32.1% compared to 25.0%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (29.1% compared to 23.8%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Irish ancestry (9.7% compared to 6.4%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Scottish ancestry (8.6% compared to 6.0%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Chinese (+1,122 persons)
  • Indian (+1,073 persons)
  • Irish (+862 persons)
  • Sinhalese (+660 persons)

To continue building your demographic story go to...

v17.08.16-1.0.0