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The three largest ancestries in Greenacre - Chullora in 2011 were Lebanese, Australian and English.

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 Greenacre - Chullora 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 Greenacre - Chullora'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
Greenacre - Chullora - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
map this data in atlas.idLebanese7,62935.717.56,63432.616.0+995
Australian
2,45311.517.92,88214.222.0-430
English
1,7268.114.71,9339.515.5-207
Italian
1,0414.93.71,0775.33.9-36
Greek
9024.24.29994.94.4-97
Chinese
8514.07.48734.36.6-22
map this data in atlas.idVietnamese5732.78.54912.47.2+82
Korean
5312.50.75542.70.8-24
Arab not further described
5042.41.33982.01.0+106
Irish
4592.14.55322.64.8-73
Syrian
3991.91.02621.30.7+137
Indian
3151.51.53401.71.5-25
Egyptian
3121.51.02551.30.8+57
Pakistani
2781.30.71800.90.5+98
Scottish
2591.23.13261.63.1-68
Bengali
2431.10.4830.40.1+160
Palestinian
2161.00.61690.80.5+46
Filipino
1980.91.12061.00.9-8
Indonesian
1670.80.51230.60.3+43
German
1670.81.41890.91.5-21
Fijian
1450.70.5650.30.3+80
Polish
1450.70.71820.90.9-37
Cypriot
1300.60.41030.50.2+27
Iraqi
1220.60.6530.30.3+69
Maltese
1200.60.7910.40.7+28
Portuguese
1190.60.41050.50.3+14
Tongan
1110.50.4830.40.3+28
Jordanian
1050.50.2690.30.2+36
Maori
1040.50.6990.50.6+6
Spanish
1020.50.5770.40.5+24
Samoan
970.50.71030.50.6-5
Sinhalese
880.40.21000.50.2-12
Turkish
820.40.4940.50.4-13
French
750.30.3630.30.4+11
Other Arab peoples
710.30.2450.20.1+27
Inadequately Described
680.30.4380.20.3+30
Other Middle-Eastern peoples
680.30.2230.10.1+45
Tamil
650.30.1310.20.0+34
Serbian
580.30.4610.30.4-2
Dutch
490.20.3570.30.4-8
Other Indian subcontinent
490.20.2200.10.1+29
Macedonian
490.22.0480.21.9+1
Croatian
460.20.6750.40.6-29
Somali
420.20.1180.10.0+24
Chilean
360.20.2170.10.2+19
Mauritian
350.20.3400.20.3-5
New Zealander
350.20.4540.30.4-19
Ukrainian
340.20.2330.20.2+1
Russian
290.10.3320.20.3-3
Thai
280.10.260.00.1+22
Central and West African
260.10.390.00.1+17
Ethiopian
250.10.0160.10.0+9
Kurdish
240.10.1300.10.1-5
Other Oceanian (inc. Melanesia & Micronesia)
220.10.1180.10.1+4
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Greenacre - Chullora - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Not stated1,7948.48.11,9939.89.5-199

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 Lebanese, Bankstown City: 17.5% Australian, Bankstown City: 17.9% English, Bankstown City: 14.7% Italian, Bankstown City: 3.7% Greek, Bankstown City: 4.2% Chinese, Bankstown City: 7.4% Vietnamese, Bankstown City: 8.5% Korean, Bankstown City: 0.7% Arab not further described, Bankstown City: 1.3% Irish, Bankstown City: 4.5% Lebanese, Greenacre - Chullora: 35.7% Australian, Greenacre - Chullora: 11.5% English, Greenacre - Chullora: 8.1% Italian, Greenacre - Chullora: 4.9% Greek, Greenacre - Chullora: 4.2% Chinese, Greenacre - Chullora: 4.0% Vietnamese, Greenacre - Chullora: 2.7% Korean, Greenacre - Chullora: 2.5% Arab not further described, Greenacre - Chullora: 2.4% Irish, Greenacre - Chullora: 2.1%
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 Lebanese, Greenacre - Chullora: +995 Australian, Greenacre - Chullora: -430 English, Greenacre - Chullora: -207 Italian, Greenacre - Chullora: -36 Greek, Greenacre - Chullora: -97 Chinese, Greenacre - Chullora: -22 Vietnamese, Greenacre - Chullora: +82 Korean, Greenacre - Chullora: -24 Arab not further described, Greenacre - Chullora: +106 Irish, Greenacre - Chullora: -73
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 Greenacre - Chullora in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Lebanese (7,629 people or 35.7%)
  • Australian (2,453 people or 11.5%)
  • English (1,726 people or 8.1%)
  • Italian (1,041 people or 4.9%)
  • Greek (902 people or 4.2%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 13,751 responses in total, or 64.31% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Greenacre - Chullora and Bankstown City were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Lebanese ancestry (35.7% compared to 17.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with English ancestry (8.1% compared to 14.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Australian ancestry (11.5% compared to 17.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Vietnamese ancestry (2.7% compared to 8.5%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Lebanese (+995 persons)
  • Australian (-430 persons)
  • English (-207 persons)
  • Bengali (+160 persons)

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