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Panania
Ancestry

The three largest ancestries in Panania 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 Panania 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 Panania'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
Panania - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Australian
3,85733.117.94,28438.722.0-428
English
3,08726.514.72,97426.815.5+113
Irish
1,1099.54.51,0139.14.8+96
Scottish
7016.03.16175.63.1+84
map this data in atlas.idLebanese6605.717.55905.316.0+70
Greek
6545.64.25094.64.4+146
Chinese
6115.27.44894.46.6+122
Italian
4603.93.73903.53.9+70
map this data in atlas.idVietnamese3773.28.53142.87.2+63
German
2512.21.42682.41.5-16
Macedonian
2342.02.01251.11.9+109
Indian
1851.61.52011.81.5-16
Maltese
1311.10.71221.10.7+9
Egyptian
1201.01.0610.50.8+59
Filipino
1161.01.1740.70.9+42
Maori
980.80.6500.50.6+48
Croatian
950.80.6660.60.6+28
Dutch
750.60.3620.60.4+12
Polish
740.60.7520.50.9+21
New Zealander
630.50.4840.80.4-21
French
590.50.3290.30.4+30
Spanish
580.50.5520.50.5+6
Welsh
540.50.2480.40.2+6
Australian Aboriginal
520.40.1280.30.1+24
Russian
450.40.3340.30.3+11
Chilean
440.40.2340.30.2+10
Indonesian
400.30.5170.20.3+23
Samoan
390.30.7370.30.6+2
Palestinian
390.30.6170.20.5+22
Cypriot
380.30.4140.10.2+24
Mauritian
340.30.3330.30.3+1
Inadequately Described
320.30.4220.20.3+11
Fijian
320.30.5160.10.3+16
Latvian
310.30.1350.30.1-4
South African
290.30.2170.20.1+12
Portuguese
260.20.4300.30.3-4
Nepalese
260.20.1100.10.0+16
Japanese
250.20.1180.20.1+7
Other Indian subcontinent
250.20.270.10.1+18
Arab not further described
250.21.3240.21.0+2
Syrian
250.21.0150.10.7+10
Thai
250.20.2230.20.1+2
Turkish
240.20.4210.20.4+3
Pakistani
220.20.7130.10.5+9
Korean
220.20.7210.20.8+1
American
200.20.1210.20.1-1
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Panania - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Not stated6615.78.16045.59.5+57

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% Scottish, Bankstown City: 3.1% Lebanese, Bankstown City: 17.5% Greek, Bankstown City: 4.2% Chinese, Bankstown City: 7.4% Italian, Bankstown City: 3.7% Vietnamese, Bankstown City: 8.5% German, Bankstown City: 1.4% Australian, Panania: 33.1% English, Panania: 26.5% Irish, Panania: 9.5% Scottish, Panania: 6.0% Lebanese, Panania: 5.7% Greek, Panania: 5.6% Chinese, Panania: 5.2% Italian, Panania: 3.9% Vietnamese, Panania: 3.2% German, Panania: 2.2%
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 Australian, Panania: -428 English, Panania: +113 Irish, Panania: +96 Scottish, Panania: +84 Lebanese, Panania: +70 Greek, Panania: +146 Chinese, Panania: +122 Italian, Panania: +70 Vietnamese, Panania: +63 German, Panania: -16
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 Panania in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • Australian (3,857 people or 33.1%)
  • English (3,087 people or 26.5%)
  • Irish (1,109 people or 9.5%)
  • Scottish (701 people or 6.0%)
  • Lebanese (660 people or 5.7%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 9,414 responses in total, or 80.71% of all responses.

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

  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (33.1% compared to 17.9%)
  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (26.5% compared to 14.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Lebanese ancestry (5.7% compared to 17.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of people with Vietnamese ancestry (3.2% compared to 8.5%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Australian (-428 persons)
  • Greek (+146 persons)
  • Chinese (+122 persons)
  • English (+113 persons)

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