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The three largest ancestries in Casey Farm in 2011 were English, Australian and Scottish.

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 Casey Farm 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 Casey Farm'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
Casey Farm - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
English
66538.526.653331.026.9+133
Australian
66138.327.267139.131.7-10
map this data in atlas.idScottish1629.46.21357.86.3+27
map this data in atlas.idIrish1569.06.21176.86.4+39
Italian
985.74.0975.64.3+2
Dutch
784.52.6744.33.0+4
Greek
633.61.6583.41.6+4
German
523.02.8452.63.0+7
Chinese
231.33.2171.02.6+7

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

Ancestry - Totals
Casey Farm - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Not stated794.65.91579.17.9-78

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% Scottish, City of Casey: 6.2% Irish, City of Casey: 6.2% Italian, City of Casey: 4.0% Dutch, City of Casey: 2.6% Greek, City of Casey: 1.6% German, City of Casey: 2.8% Chinese, City of Casey: 3.2% English, Casey Farm: 38.5% Australian, Casey Farm: 38.3% Scottish, Casey Farm: 9.4% Irish, Casey Farm: 9.0% Italian, Casey Farm: 5.7% Dutch, Casey Farm: 4.5% Greek, Casey Farm: 3.6% German, Casey Farm: 3.0% Chinese, Casey Farm: 1.3%
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, Casey Farm: +133 Australian, Casey Farm: -10 Scottish, Casey Farm: +27 Irish, Casey Farm: +39 Italian, Casey Farm: +2 Dutch, Casey Farm: +4 Greek, Casey Farm: +4 German, Casey Farm: +7 Chinese, Casey Farm: +7
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 Casey Farm in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (665 people or 38.5%)
  • Australian (661 people or 38.3%)
  • Scottish (162 people or 9.4%)
  • Irish (156 people or 9.0%)
  • Italian (98 people or 5.7%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 1,742 responses in total, or 100.79% of all responses.

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

  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (38.5% compared to 26.6%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (38.3% compared to 27.2%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Scottish ancestry (9.4% compared to 6.2%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Irish ancestry (9.0% compared to 6.2%)

Emerging groups

The largest change in the reported ancestries of the population in this area between 2006 and 2011 was:

  • English (+133 persons)

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