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Padstow Heights
Ancestry

The three largest ancestries in Padstow Heights in 2011 were Australian, English and Irish.

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 Padstow Heights 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 Padstow Heights'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
Padstow Heights - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Australian
1,16032.117.91,23036.822.0-70
English
1,02928.414.795928.715.5+70
Irish
3519.74.52808.44.8+71
Greek
2908.04.22326.94.4+58
Scottish
2446.73.12056.13.1+39
Italian
2075.73.71845.53.9+23
Chinese
1654.67.41484.46.6+17
map this data in atlas.idLebanese1333.717.51223.616.0+11
German
992.71.4912.71.5+8
Egyptian
581.61.0431.30.8+15
Macedonian
481.32.0601.81.9-13
Croatian
461.30.6471.40.6-1
Indian
361.01.5290.91.5+7
Maltese
330.90.7351.00.7-2
Spanish
310.90.5260.80.5+5
Dutch
270.70.3250.80.4+1
Filipino
220.61.1280.80.9-6
Syrian
220.61.000.00.7+21
New Zealander
210.60.4230.70.4-2
Serbian
210.60.4120.40.4+8
Arab not further described
200.51.3110.31.0+9
map this data in atlas.idVietnamese200.68.5260.87.2-6
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Padstow Heights - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Not stated2687.48.11354.09.5+133

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 Australian, Bankstown City: 17.9% English, Bankstown City: 14.7% Irish, Bankstown City: 4.5% Greek, Bankstown City: 4.2% Scottish, Bankstown City: 3.1% Italian, Bankstown City: 3.7% Chinese, Bankstown City: 7.4% Lebanese, Bankstown City: 17.5% German, Bankstown City: 1.4% Egyptian, Bankstown City: 1.0% Australian, Padstow Heights: 32.1% English, Padstow Heights: 28.4% Irish, Padstow Heights: 9.7% Greek, Padstow Heights: 8.0% Scottish, Padstow Heights: 6.7% Italian, Padstow Heights: 5.7% Chinese, Padstow Heights: 4.6% Lebanese, Padstow Heights: 3.7% German, Padstow Heights: 2.7% Egyptian, Padstow Heights: 1.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Change in ancestry, 2006 to 2011
Change in ancestry, 2006 to 2011 Australian, Padstow Heights: -70 English, Padstow Heights: +70 Irish, Padstow Heights: +71 Greek, Padstow Heights: +58 Scottish, Padstow Heights: +39 Italian, Padstow Heights: +23 Chinese, Padstow Heights: +17 Lebanese, Padstow Heights: +11 German, Padstow Heights: +8 Egyptian, Padstow Heights: +15
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
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Dominant groups

Analysis of the ancestry responses of the population in Padstow Heights in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Australian (1,160 people or 32.1%)
  • English (1,029 people or 28.4%)
  • Irish (351 people or 9.7%)
  • Greek (290 people or 8.0%)
  • Scottish (244 people or 6.7%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 3,074 responses in total, or 84.96% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Padstow Heights and Bankstown City were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (32.1% compared to 17.9%)
  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (28.4% compared to 14.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Lebanese ancestry (3.7% compared to 17.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Vietnamese ancestry (0.6% compared to 8.5%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Irish (+71 persons)
  • Australian (-70 persons)
  • English (+70 persons)
  • Greek (+58 persons)

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