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Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)

Ancestry

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The three largest ancestries in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) in 2016 were Chinese, English and Australian.

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 Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) 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 Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)'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
Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
map this data in atlas.idChinese6,74132.222.74,64424.817.4+2,097
English
3,43116.421.13,20817.122.0+223
Australian
2,60912.418.52,90415.521.0-295
Greek
1,9849.58.32,12011.38.9-136
map this data in atlas.idItalian1,6818.010.51,7969.611.4-115
Irish
1,0985.26.81,0175.46.8+81
Scottish
9594.65.99455.05.9+14
Indian
5522.62.54172.22.0+136
Iranian
5132.42.02681.41.1+245
German
4152.02.43952.12.6+20
Korean
3521.70.92471.30.7+105
Vietnamese
2021.00.81640.90.6+38
Croatian
1890.90.71680.90.8+21
Lebanese
1560.70.91781.01.1-22
Filipino
1500.70.51010.50.4+49
Macedonian
1470.70.81811.00.9-34
Sinhalese
1430.70.81540.80.7-11
Malay
1190.60.6550.30.3+64
Cypriot
1170.60.5960.50.5+21
Egyptian
1050.50.71120.60.7-7
Dutch
1030.51.11310.71.3-27
South African
980.50.6970.50.8+2
Polish
940.50.71500.80.8-55
Serbian
770.40.4760.40.4+1
Japanese
720.30.3530.30.2+19
Indonesian
670.30.2200.10.1+47
Inadequately Described
660.30.4540.30.3+13
Arab not further described
660.30.2200.10.1+47
Taiwanese
660.30.2630.30.2+3
Pakistani
650.30.3250.10.2+40
Turkish
600.30.3890.50.3-29
Maltese
590.30.6870.50.7-28
New Zealander
550.30.4730.40.4-18
Hungarian
550.30.3900.50.4-36
Spanish
530.30.3410.20.3+13
French
510.20.4530.30.4-1
Russian
500.20.3660.40.3-16
Tamil
450.20.1270.10.1+19
Thai
390.20.2240.10.1+15
Welsh
370.20.4460.20.4-9
Slovene
320.20.2530.30.2-21
American
310.10.2340.20.2-3
Armenian
310.10.1190.10.1+12
Other Indian subcontinent
310.20.3430.20.1-12
Syrian
300.10.1320.20.1-2
Ukrainian
290.10.2390.20.2-10
Romanian
290.10.2250.10.1+4
Jewish
240.10.1420.20.1-18
Austrian
220.10.2400.20.2-18
Czech
220.10.1330.20.1-12
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
Not stated9404.54.37644.14.1+175

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 Chinese, City of Manningham: 22.7% English, City of Manningham: 21.1% Australian, City of Manningham: 18.5% Greek, City of Manningham: 8.3% Italian, City of Manningham: 10.5% Irish, City of Manningham: 6.8% Scottish, City of Manningham: 5.9% Indian, City of Manningham: 2.5% Iranian, City of Manningham: 2.0% German, City of Manningham: 2.4% Chinese, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 32.2% English, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 16.4% Australian, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 12.4% Greek, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 9.5% Italian, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 8.0% Irish, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 5.2% Scottish, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 4.6% Indian, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 2.6% Iranian, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 2.4% German, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 2.0%
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 Chinese, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +2,097 English, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +223 Australian, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -295 Greek, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -136 Italian, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -115 Irish, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +81 Scottish, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +14 Indian, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +136 Iranian, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +245 German, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +20
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 Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Chinese (6,741 people or 32.2%)
  • English (3,431 people or 16.4%)
  • Australian (2,609 people or 12.4%)
  • Greek (1,984 people or 9.5%)
  • Italian (1,681 people or 8.0%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 16,446 responses in total, or 78.45% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) and City of Manningham were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Chinese ancestry (32.2% compared to 22.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (12.4% compared to 18.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (16.4% compared to 21.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Italian ancestry (8.0% compared to 10.5%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Chinese (+2,097 persons)
  • Australian (-295 persons)
  • Iranian (+245 persons)
  • English (+223 persons)

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