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Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill)

Ancestry

The three largest ancestries in Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) in 2011 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.

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)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idChinese4,64524.817.43,48319.114.3+1,161
English
3,20917.122.03,18417.520.7+25
Australian
2,90515.521.03,61419.825.4-709
Greek
2,12011.38.92,26412.49.1-144
map this data in atlas.idItalian1,7979.611.41,91110.511.5-115
Irish
1,0175.46.89865.46.4+31
Scottish
9465.05.99145.05.4+31
Indian
4172.22.02871.61.7+130
German
3952.12.63491.92.6+47
Iranian
2681.41.11921.10.8+77
Korean
2481.30.71961.10.5+52
Macedonian
1821.00.91901.00.8-8
Lebanese
1781.01.12091.11.1-30
Croatian
1680.90.81961.10.9-27
Vietnamese
1650.90.61340.70.5+31
Sinhalese
1540.80.71350.70.7+19
Polish
1500.80.81580.90.8-7
Dutch
1310.71.31240.71.3+7
Egyptian
1130.60.71040.60.6+9
Filipino
1010.50.4780.40.3+23
South African
970.50.81050.60.7-8
Cypriot
960.50.5500.30.2+47
Hungarian
910.50.4880.50.4+3
Turkish
890.50.3700.40.3+19
Maltese
870.50.7960.50.7-9
Serbian
760.40.4960.50.5-19
New Zealander
730.40.4700.40.5+3
Russian
660.40.3650.40.3+1
Taiwanese
640.30.2340.20.1+30
Malay
560.30.3550.30.30
Inadequately Described
540.30.3490.30.2+5
French
530.30.4520.30.4+2
Japanese
530.30.2460.30.2+7
Slovene
530.30.2570.30.2-4
Welsh
460.20.4670.40.3-21
Other Indian subcontinent
440.20.1220.10.1+22
Jewish
430.20.1280.20.1+15
Austrian
410.20.2540.30.3-14
Spanish
410.20.3670.40.3-26
Ukrainian
390.20.2370.20.2+2
American
340.20.2240.10.2+10
Czech
340.20.1440.20.1-10
Syrian
320.20.1120.10.1+20
Lithuanian
310.20.1370.20.1-6
Palestinian
280.10.2250.10.2+3
Portuguese
270.10.2140.10.1+13
Tamil
270.10.1110.10.1+16
Iraqi
270.10.100.00.1+27
Norwegian
260.10.1200.10.1+6
Punjabi
260.10.170.00.1+19
Romanian
250.10.1130.10.1+12
Pakistani
250.10.2220.10.2+3
Thai
250.10.1260.10.1-1
Other Middle-Eastern peoples
230.10.1290.20.1-6
Swiss
220.10.1290.20.1-7
Other Southern and East African
210.10.130.00.0+18
Latvian
200.10.1270.10.2-7
Arab not further described
200.10.1280.20.1-8
Indonesian
200.10.1420.20.1-22
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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)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Not stated7654.14.11,1586.35.6-393

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 Chinese, City of Manningham: 17.4% English, City of Manningham: 22.0% Australian, City of Manningham: 21.0% Greek, City of Manningham: 8.9% Italian, City of Manningham: 11.4% Irish, City of Manningham: 6.8% Scottish, City of Manningham: 5.9% Indian, City of Manningham: 2.0% German, City of Manningham: 2.6% Iranian, City of Manningham: 1.1% Chinese, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 24.8% English, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 17.1% Australian, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 15.5% Greek, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 11.3% Italian, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 9.6% Irish, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 5.4% Scottish, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 5.0% Indian, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 2.2% German, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 2.1% Iranian, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): 1.4%
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 Chinese, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +1,161 English, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +25 Australian, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -709 Greek, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -144 Italian, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): -115 Irish, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +31 Scottish, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +31 Indian, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +130 German, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +47 Iranian, Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill): +77
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 Doncaster (inc. Doncaster Hill) in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Chinese (4,645 people or 24.8%)
  • English (3,209 people or 17.1%)
  • Australian (2,905 people or 15.5%)
  • Greek (2,120 people or 11.3%)
  • Italian (1,797 people or 9.6%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 14,676 responses in total, or 78.24% 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 (24.8% compared to 17.4%)
  • A larger percentage of people with Greek ancestry (11.3% compared to 8.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (15.5% compared to 21.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (17.1% compared to 22.0%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Chinese (+1,161 persons)
  • Australian (-709 persons)
  • Greek (-144 persons)
  • Indian (+130 persons)

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