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The three largest ancestries in 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 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 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 Hill - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idChinese38932.617.416721.014.3+222
English
16513.822.012916.220.7+36
Australian
14412.021.014418.225.4-1
Greek
1058.88.9799.99.1+26
map this data in atlas.idItalian756.311.4567.111.5+19
Irish
584.96.8394.96.4+19
Indian
473.92.0131.61.7+35
Scottish
463.95.9425.35.4+4
German
373.12.6121.52.6+25
Korean
292.40.730.40.5+25
Iranian
272.31.170.80.8+21

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

Ancestry - Totals
Doncaster Hill - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Not stated847.14.111214.15.6-27

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% Indian, City of Manningham: 2.0% Scottish, City of Manningham: 5.9% German, City of Manningham: 2.6% Korean, City of Manningham: 0.7% Chinese, Doncaster Hill: 32.6% English, Doncaster Hill: 13.8% Australian, Doncaster Hill: 12.0% Greek, Doncaster Hill: 8.8% Italian, Doncaster Hill: 6.3% Irish, Doncaster Hill: 4.9% Indian, Doncaster Hill: 3.9% Scottish, Doncaster Hill: 3.9% German, Doncaster Hill: 3.1% Korean, Doncaster Hill: 2.4%
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 Hill: +222 English, Doncaster Hill: +36 Australian, Doncaster Hill: -1 Greek, Doncaster Hill: +26 Italian, Doncaster Hill: +19 Irish, Doncaster Hill: +19 Indian, Doncaster Hill: +35 Scottish, Doncaster Hill: +4 German, Doncaster Hill: +25 Korean, Doncaster Hill: +25
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 Hill in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Chinese (389 people or 32.6%)
  • English (165 people or 13.8%)
  • Australian (144 people or 12.0%)
  • Greek (105 people or 8.8%)
  • Italian (75 people or 6.3%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 878 responses in total, or 73.47% of all responses.

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

  • A larger percentage of people with Chinese ancestry (32.6% compared to 17.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (12.0% compared to 21.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (13.8% compared to 22.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Italian ancestry (6.3% compared to 11.4%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Chinese (+222 persons)

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