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Davoren Park - Elizabeth West

Ancestry

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This topic has been updated with 2016 Census data for all areas. What's this?

The three largest ancestries in Davoren Park - Elizabeth West in 2016 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.

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
Davoren Park - Elizabeth West - Total persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
AncestryNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
English
2,65740.243.22,99043.845.0-333
Australian
2,60439.436.92,62038.436.6-16
map this data in atlas.idScottish4657.08.25127.58.1-47
map this data in atlas.idIrish4296.57.04937.26.7-64
German
4076.25.93885.76.1+19
Italian
1652.53.81201.84.0+45
Other Southern and East African
981.50.9450.70.5+53
Dutch
801.21.6901.32.0-10
Sudanese
701.11.1761.10.5-5
Australian Aboriginal
661.00.6300.40.5+36
Afghan
610.90.9400.60.4+21
Filipino
500.80.9640.90.8-15
Central and West African
490.80.6180.30.3+31
Khmer (Cambodian)
440.70.6250.40.5+19
Other Central Asian
410.60.5220.30.1+19
Indonesian
390.60.120.00.1+36
Vietnamese
380.61.0570.80.9-19
Welsh
380.60.7300.40.7+8
Chinese
370.60.7380.60.5-1
Inadequately Described
330.50.8250.40.4+8
New Zealander
320.50.4240.40.4+7
Croatian
310.50.3280.40.3+2
Polish
310.50.7360.50.7-5
Russian
300.50.4200.30.4+10
Tamil
300.50.100.00.0+30
Greek
280.41.0430.61.1-16
Indian
240.40.760.10.3+19
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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)20162011Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
Not stated66310.07.26729.96.9-9

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 English, City of Playford: 43.2% Australian, City of Playford: 36.9% Scottish, City of Playford: 8.2% Irish, City of Playford: 7.0% German, City of Playford: 5.9% Italian, City of Playford: 3.8% Other Southern and East African, City of Playford: 0.9% Dutch, City of Playford: 1.6% Sudanese, City of Playford: 1.1% Australian Aboriginal, City of Playford: 0.6% English, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 40.2% Australian, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 39.4% Scottish, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 7.0% Irish, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 6.5% German, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 6.2% Italian, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 2.5% Other Southern and East African, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 1.5% Dutch, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 1.2% Sudanese, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 1.1% Australian Aboriginal, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: 1.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
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Change in ancestry, 2011 to 2016
Change in ancestry, 2011 to 2016 English, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -333 Australian, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -16 Scottish, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -47 Irish, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -64 German, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: +19 Italian, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: +45 Other Southern and East African, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: +53 Dutch, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -10 Sudanese, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: -5 Australian Aboriginal, Davoren Park - Elizabeth West: +36
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 Davoren Park - Elizabeth West in 2016 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (2,657 people or 40.2%)
  • Australian (2,604 people or 39.4%)
  • Scottish (465 people or 7.0%)
  • Irish (429 people or 6.5%)
  • German (407 people or 6.2%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 6,562 responses in total, or 99.33% 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 (39.4% compared to 36.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (40.2% compared to 43.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Italian ancestry (2.5% compared to 3.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Scottish ancestry (7.0% compared to 8.2%)

Emerging groups

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

  • English (-333 persons)
  • Irish (-64 persons)
  • Other Southern and East African (+53 persons)

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