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Davoren Park - Elizabeth West

Ancestry

The three largest ancestries in Davoren Park - Elizabeth West 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 Davoren Park - Elizabeth West 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 Davoren Park - Elizabeth West'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
Davoren Park - Elizabeth West - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
English
2,99043.845.02,67342.244.4+317
Australian
2,62038.436.62,48539.338.0+136
map this data in atlas.idScottish5127.58.14787.68.0+34
map this data in atlas.idIrish4937.26.74366.96.4+57
German
3885.76.13175.05.8+71
Italian
1201.84.01081.73.8+11
Dutch
901.32.01161.82.1-26
Sudanese
761.10.500.00.0+76
Filipino
640.90.8500.80.6+14
Vietnamese
570.80.9701.10.9-13
Other Southern and East African
450.70.500.00.0+45
Greek
430.61.1290.51.0+15
Afghan
400.60.400.00.0+41
Chinese
380.60.5130.20.4+26
Polish
360.50.7300.50.7+6
Welsh
300.40.7460.70.8-16
Australian Aboriginal
300.40.5570.90.5-27
Croatian
280.40.3130.20.3+16
Inadequately Described
250.40.4320.50.3-6
Khmer (Cambodian)
250.40.5150.20.4+10
New Zealander
240.40.4340.50.3-10
Maori
230.30.3130.20.2+10
Other Central Asian
220.30.100.00.0+22
Serbian
210.30.4400.60.4-20
Russian
200.30.4170.30.4+3
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Davoren Park - Elizabeth West - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Not stated6729.96.969210.98.0-21

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 Playford: 45.0% Australian, City of Playford: 36.6% Scottish, City of Playford: 8.1% Irish, City of Playford: 6.7% German, City of Playford: 6.1% Italian, City of Playford: 4.0% Dutch, City of Playford: 2.0% Sudanese, City of Playford: 0.5% Filipino, City of Playford: 0.8% Vietnamese, City of Playford: 0.9% English, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 43.8% Australian, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 38.4% Scottish, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 7.5% Irish, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 7.2% German, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 5.7% Italian, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 1.8% Dutch, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 1.3% Sudanese, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 1.1% Filipino, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 0.9% Vietnamese, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 0.8%
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, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: +317 Australian, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: +136 Scottish, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: +34 Irish, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: +57 German, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: +71 Italian, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: +11 Dutch, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -26 Sudanese, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: +76 Filipino, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: +14 Vietnamese, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -13
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 Davoren Park - Elizabeth West in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (2,990 people or 43.8%)
  • Australian (2,620 people or 38.4%)
  • Scottish (512 people or 7.5%)
  • Irish (493 people or 7.2%)
  • German (388 people or 5.7%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 7,003 responses in total, or 102.71% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Davoren Park - Elizabeth West and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (38.4% compared to 36.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Italian ancestry (1.8% compared to 4.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (43.8% compared to 45.0%)

Emerging groups

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

  • English (+317 persons)
  • Australian (+136 persons)
  • Sudanese (+76 persons)
  • German (+71 persons)

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